Creating the foundations of a movement for sustainable change across Africa

Ethiopia

Perspectives

On Dignity in mental Health and the Sustainable Development Goals
On Dignity in Mental Health and the Sustainable Development Goals2015 ushers in the aspirational Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which provides a 17-point set of principles to be implemented over the next 15 years,...
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...
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 Millenium Development...
International women's day 2014
International women's day 2014Today marks International women's day. Let it serve as a time  for acknowledging the important role of women in our societies, as well as an opportunity...
Zero discrimination day 2014
Zero discrimination day 2014Zero discrimination day 2014 is a call to people everywhere to promote and celebrate each and everyone's right to live a full life with...
World day of social justice: A time for reflection
World day of social justice: A time for reflection.Today 20th of February 2014 is being celebrated as World social justice day, with the United Nations,  civil liberties organisations and human rights groups calling for...
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 Anti-retroviral therapy...
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...
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...
Putting birth control back on the Global Health agenda
Putting birth control back on the Global Health agendaWatch this truly inspiring and thought provoking Ted Talk by Mellinda Gates of the Bill and Mellinda Gates Foundation. She highlights the importance of a...
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 like fuel, fertilizer and fresh water....
Ethiopia has reduced childhood deaths by 60% since 1990.
Ethiopia has reduced childhood deaths by 60% since 1990.Ethiopia has reduced childhood deaths by 60% since 1990, a significant feat brought about by focused leadership, and collective ownership....
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