Creating the foundations of a movement for sustainable change across Africa

Infectious Diseases

Perspectives

On WHO and effective health advocacy
On WHO and effective health advocacy An article published in the New York Times of 6th January 2015 uses the Ebola crises ravaging parts of West Africa as a prism through which it vie...
On WHO and the Ebola road map
On WHO and the Ebola road mapIt is good to note the World Health Organisation's proactivity with its issuing of a road map to guide and coordinate an international response to ...

Ebola: The problem of Ostracism and isolation
Ebola: The problem of Ostracism and isolationWith more than 500 cases and over 300 deaths recorded in the current outbreak of the Ebola Virus this time affecting West Africa, increased convers...
MDGs post-2015: Engaging communities
MDGs post- 2015:Engaging communities.As the conversation continues in different fora and among intellectuals, politicians, policy makers and others regarding the look and shape of the ...

Ebola strikes in West Africa
Ebola strikes in West AfricaThe Ebola virus which "has no cure and no vaccine" has just spread from rural villages in Guinea to the capital Conakry. There is also credible fea...
On tackling hepatitis C
On tackling Hepatitis CFind an interesting article by Paul Farmer, an Infectious disease physician and co-founder of Partners In Health. It details the manner in which A...

Decade of vaccine collaboration at the World Health assembly
Decade of vaccine collaboration at the World Health assembly'A decade of vaccine collaboration' highlights the great strides that have been made in vaccine coverage in the last decade, and hopes for the future.
Health care in danger
Health care in dangerListen to Dr Unni Karunakara, the international president of MSF speak on the insecurity organisations such as his faces, as it attempts to provide...

Re-inventing the toilet!
Re-inventing the toiletLove this! Hope you do too! The Gates Foundation proposes a 'toilet revolution' which would champion the turning of 'crap' into valuable material l...
On Uganda and HIV/AIDS, a reversal of past gains?Is Uganda beginning to see a reversal of gains made in Its fight against HIV/AIDS? What does this say for the dynamic between efforts to combat the...

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