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Fund to improve African maternal, child health launched

Nairobi – The Global Health Research Initiative (GHRI) plans to fund leading African and Canadian researchers to find solutions aimed at improving health systems for mothers and children in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Villages in Ghana that No Longer Have Child Deaths to Record

Zandua – Zainab Abubakar saves children’s lives. A few years ago she was just an ordinary woman with no medical training living in rural Kpilo in Ghana’s Northern Region.

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HIV drug innovator wins 2013 Obasanjo science prize

Nairobi – A South African scientist who has designed a ground-breaking technology that improves the efficacy of current drug treatment in children infected with HIV/AIDS has been named the 2013 Olusegun Obasanjo Scientific Award winner by the Kenya-headquartered African Academy of Sciences (ASS).

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Open Your Eyes Kenya

Apr9

“Close your eyes for a minute and enter my world”, these words still replay on my mind after watching Susan’s video-a video that tells the story of what the visually impaired children go through. The struggles they go to to adjust and to finally accept that they will no longer see the world like everybody sees it and to adopt to a world not designed for them.

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Facial hygiene, water access ‘could prevent trachoma’

Nairobi – Facial cleanliness and environmental improvement could prevent trachoma, an eye disease which is common among the rural poor in regions such as Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, says a new study.

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OP-ED: Europe’s Commitment to Africa’s Children is Still Needed

Brussels – As African and European leaders meet in Brussels this week under the theme of “Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace”, it is clear Africa’s greatest natural resource, its children, must be centre stage.

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