Good medicine

Good medicine

Now more than ever, it is imperative for the continent to develop the capacity to manufacture drugs locally, thus... Read more
2 Feb
Rapid response

Rapid response

The pandemic has placed Africa’s healthcare challenges under the microscope, prompting e-health to take off
11 Nov, 2020
Out of harm’s way

Out of harm’s way

Automation and better training are being employed in the move towards increased worker safety in mines
25 Jan, 2019
On the mend

On the mend

Africa’s healthcare issues are compounded by inadequate infrastructure and funding, but a range of home-grown technologies, from drone medicine drops... Read more
31 Oct, 2017
Strong medicine

Strong medicine

Traditional healers are well placed to provide much-needed healthcare to Africa’s communities. But are they adequately equipped and trained... Read more
11 Feb, 2016
Ready for a check-up

Ready for a check-up

Using ICT solutions within Africa’s ailing healthcare sector presents an opportunity for improving service delivery.
16 Nov, 2015
A bitter pill

A bitter pill

Counterfeit medicines place an even greater strain on already heavily burdened African health systems, but there is progress in... Read more
27 Aug, 2015
Safety net

Safety net

Malaria has devastated sub-Saharan Africa for generations, but it appears inroads are finally being made against the disease.
1 Jun, 2015
Finding the remedy

Finding the remedy

The emerging African pharmaceutical industry offers many opportunities, but governments need to tackle regulation urgently.
29 May, 2015
Target practice

Target practice

With the deadline for the UN’s Millennium Development Goals drawing ever-nearer, how far has Africa come in terms of... Read more
29 May, 2015