Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE Group Global.
#WomensMonth: Generic business lessons for the 21st Century from healthcare advertising

Mandi Fine is CEO of F/NE Group Global, a strategic consultancy that works with some of the world's top brands and corporations and turns 20 years old this August. Here, Fine explains how specific data science and storytelling skills are transforming marketing and communications, as well as future trends to embrace in any industry.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Supply chain conference to showcase healthcare lessons from Nigeria
Supply chain conference to showcase healthcare lessons from Nigeria

A supply chain membership platform for the private sector in Nigeria has strengthened private sector spending for public health. Azuka Okeke, who pioneered the project, will be sharing her experiences and insights at The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management's upcoming SAPICS Spring Conference on 10 September 2019 in Johannesburg.

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High-income country trainees and experts must learn to listen and be humble. Shutterstock
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. They visit a few hospitals, speak to a few healthcare workers and policymakers, read a few reports, and write up a nice assessment of the US health system with several recommendations on how to fix the issues they saw. They submit their manuscript to the American Journal of Public Health.

By Madhukar Pai 2 days ago

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Antimalarials less effective in malnourished children

The most-prescribed antimalarial drug is less effective in severely malnourished children, a University of Cape Town (UCT) study shows. The study calls for further research into optimising treatment for undernourished children - who are particularly vulnerable to contracting and dying from the disease.

16 Aug 2019