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  • Eni, BP in talks over oil and gas assets in Algeria
    BP and Eni are in talks over the future of their oil and gas assets in Algeria as the two groups increase efforts to refocus their businesses to tackle falling margins, rising debt and climate pressures, three sources said. Europe's top energy companies are cutting back their oil and gas portfolios to keep only the assets most likely to be profitable and redeploy capital for a transition to clean energy as uncertainty mounts over future demand for fossil fuel. By Ron Bousso, Dmitry Zhdannikov & Stephen Jewkes
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    The rise of commercial milk formulas and why it matters for the world's women and children

    Our recent study shows that global commercial milk formula sales are booming. Between 2005 and 2019, world milk formula sales more than doubled from 3.5kg to 7.4kg per child...

    By David McCoy, Julie P. Smith and Phillip Baker 5 Jan 2021

    #BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

    What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

    14 Dec 2020

    New report presses for radical rethink on child health

    According to a new report released this week by a commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world, no single country is adequately protecting children's health...

    20 Feb 2020

    #BestofBiz 2019: Healthcare

    We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

    17 Dec 2019

    Global health still mimics colonial ways: here's how to break the pattern

    Imagine this scenario. A couple of newly minted Master of Public Health graduates from an African university, say in Rwanda, land in Washington DC for a two-week visit...

    By Madhukar Pai 19 Aug 2019

    What the US could learn about vaccination from Nigeria

    To consider that Nigeria, infamous for anti-vaxx campaigns leading to polio outbreaks, has any lessons for Americans may be shocking...

    By Shobana Shankar 7 Jun 2019

    Gold mining reduces infant mortality rate

    Large scale gold mining in sub-Saharan Africa has reduced infant mortality in nearby communities, with rates falling by 50% among those born within 10km of a gold mine...

    3 May 2019

    Kenyan hospital opens human milk bank - a rarity in sub-Saharan Africa

    Kenya's first human milk bank has opened at Pumwani Maternity Hospital. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, spoke to the team spearheading APHRC's research efforts in the establishment of Kenya's first milk bank....

    By Elizabeth Kimani-Murage 23 Apr 2019

    Wits joins network to expand paediatric care in Africa

    There's a critical shortage of child-health providers in Africa...

    6 Jun 2018

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