Imagine bringing the best of all academic disciplines, artistic creations, activist experience and healthcare knowledge to bear on understanding and addressing current healthcare concerns...
Carla Tsampiras & Nolwazi Mkhwanazi 3 May 2019
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
People are now living longer in sub-Saharan Africa than they did two decades ago...
Charles Shey Wiysonge 20 Dec 2018
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...
Charles Shey Wiysonge 27 Nov 2018
Cost-effective interventions are needed in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to reduce death burden caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs)...
Sam Otieno 18 Sep 2018
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...
Paul Ouma & Emelda Okiro 14 Sep 2018
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...
Jean-Benoit Falisse and Serena Masino 20 Jun 2018
"In 2018, We will continue to enrol more candidates and engage other countries on this programme as we firmly believe this is a vital component of improving the quality and accessibility of cancer care in Africa."
9 May 2018
These programmes focus on combating diseases related to poverty, such as rheumatic heart disease, pericardial disease, cardiomyopathy and heart failure...
7 May 2018
Diabetes prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa could increase by 156% over the next 30 years - the largest projected increase globally...
23 Nov 2017
The fact that the condition is common in some populations and uncommon in others suggests that it's inherited and comes about as a result of a variation in the genes. If these were identified...
Susan Williams, Michèle Ramsay 4 Sep 2017
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
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health (13-14 June), a new bespoke festival celebrating the power of creativity in healthcare marketing and communications from around the world, is now open for delegate registration.
13 Jan 2014
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 2014
BRAZZAVILLE - The Democratic Republic of Congo has the highest rate of malnutrition in central and west Africa, affecting 43% of children under five, UNICEF said on Tuesday.
6 Nov 2012
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
LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, the footage collection run by filmmakers, has opened its call for entries for the 2011 Framepool / LBB / FireFlies Challenge. This short-film competition is aimed at the world's directors who want to present their films to a highly prominent jury - while supporting a good cause.
30 Mar 2011
Malawi's Journalists Association Against AIDS (JournAIDS) with support from Population Action International (PAI) is implementing a climate change advocacy project in Malawi with an aim of integrating gender and population into climate issues in the country.
Gregory Gondwe 22 Mar 2011
The UK Supreme Court has ruled that a person who is exposed to even tiny amounts of asbestos and who then contracts mesothelioma has a claim for compensation from the company or persons responsible for the exposure.
15 Mar 2011
LONDON, UK: According to the latest forecasts from Informa Telecoms & Media, SMS will remain a significant source of revenues and traffic for mobile operators on a global basis until at least 2015. The company reckons SMS traffic growth will be driven by enterprise, emerging markets and social networks.
27 Jan 2011
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: In 2009, nearly half a million children were born with HIV. (RED) aims to reduce this figure to zero, with the first AIDS free generation born in 2015. To highlight this message, (RED) aimed to turn the entire world red - online and offline.
2 Dec 2010
Standard Bank's HIV/Aids programmes have touched the lives of an estimated 160 000 Standard Bank employees and their families, says Sim Tshabalala, the bank's chief executive.
12 Oct 2010
On World Tourism Day - today, 27 September 2010 - International SOS celebrates its 25th year in business.
27 Sep 2010
L'ABBAYE, SWITZERLAND: IMD teamwork, networking with clients and fun in the sun - all these ingredients and more were on display as two IMD sponsored teams took part in the Paddle for Cancer DragonBoat Festival yesterday in L'Abbaye, Switzerland.
7 Sep 2010
How can the arts be used to empower and heal African communities? This crucial issue will be discussed during the Drama for Life Africa Research Conference, taking place at Wits University from 26 to 28 August 2010.
20 Aug 2010