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    Low trust in authorities affects vaccine uptake: evidence from 22 African countries

    In a time when the world is focusing on Covid-19 vaccines, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted the importance of routine immunisations for diseases such as measles, tetanus and polio...

    By Jean-Francois Maystadt, Kalle Hirvonen & Nik Stoop 21 May 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

    #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

    Using nanomedicine to fight TB

    Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases. It's massive, it's tricky, and treatment can be exhausting (and toxic). But there may be new hope for TB treatment on the horizon: nanomedicine.

    By Nicklaus Kruger 6 Dec 2019

    Clinical trials underway for adult TB vaccine

    An ongoing clinical trial is underway to further evaluate a new tuberculosis (TB) vaccine candidate MTBVAC in an adult endemic population...

    21 Nov 2019

    UCT scientist uses award to fund TB research

    University of Cape Town's Professor Valerie Mizrahi, will use her R1.5m Harry Oppenheimer Fellowship Award to develop two new areas of tuberculosis (TB) research...

    10 Jun 2019

    Stronger health systems will boost the fight against infectious diseases

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that 13-million people die from infectious diseases each year...

    13 May 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

    R&D is the pipeline for science jobs in Africa

    There's a critical need to invest in a research & development (R&D) industry that could create a pipeline of jobs for science graduates in Africa...

    5 Dec 2018

    Health is essential for Africa to cash in on its human capital

    Africa is home to 1.2bn people, many of them young, which has has fuelled talk about the continent's human capital being an asset in economic growth...

    By Souleymane Mboup 26 Oct 2018

    New partnership to boost drug discovery for malaria, TB and more in Africa

    A new international partnership has committed funding for the discovery of new drugs for diseases endemic to Africa over the next two years...

    29 Jun 2018

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