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    #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

    Why Sierra Leone needs to focus on cardiovascular health

    Cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, are major causes of death and disability globally.

    By Maria Odland & Justine Ina Davies 10 Sep 2020

    A new global health pattern: longer life for the poor, with more ailments

    With ageing come many benefits, including freedom, wisdom, perspective, and - in many cultures - respect. Unfortunately, the downside is that ageing also brings medical ailments...

    By Justine Ina Davies & Maria Odland 25 May 2020

    Ghana needs a better policy to guide care for cancer patients

    The World Health Assembly urged countries in 2014 to include palliative care into their health systems. Its resolution called for equitable services, available to everyone who needs them...

    By Yakubu Salifu 3 Mar 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

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

    Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

    WHO report: 630-million years of healthy life lost in Africa

    Nearly 630-million years of healthy life were lost in 2015 due to the diseases afflicting the population across the World Health Organisation's (WHO's) 47 member states in Africa...

    28 Mar 2019

    Lifestyle diseases could scupper Africa's rising life expectancy

    People in sub-Saharan Africa are now living longer than ever before. A child born in the region today is expected to live up to 64 years on average...

    By Charles Shey Wiysonge 27 Nov 2018

    Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

    A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

    People across Africa have to travel far to get to a hospital. We worked out how far

    Nearly half of all deaths and about a third of disabilities in low and middle-income countries could be avoided if people had access to emergency care...

    By Paul Ouma & Emelda Okiro 14 Sep 2018

    Why indigenous medicine could play a role in rebuilding health systems

    Conflicts do not spare health systems. From Afghanistanto the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the effects that wars and state fragility have on healthcare provision are all too visible...

    By Jean-Benoit Falisse and Serena Masino 20 Jun 2018

    Mobile phone app helps diabetics in Senegal

    Senegal has become the first Francophone country to pilot a mobile phone platform, called mRamadan, which helps people with diabetes safely manage their health while fasting...

    5 Jul 2014

    Non-communicable diseases: Africa must 'spend a lot more'

    BERLIN, GERMANY: According to scidev.net, Olive Shisana, CEO of the South African Human Sciences Research Council, said at the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany that infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, are expected to decline while non-communicable diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes, will increase in Africa over the coming decades.

    4 Nov 2011



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