How governments define the priorities and parameters for action within their health systems can profoundly affect a country's population — especially in developing countries where the disease burden is often high.
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With the global community gearing up for World Health Day, informal dialogues can build partnerships to drive health policy.
International bodies are offering true research opportunities, but African funding is needed to prepare the ground, writes Linda Nordling.
Careful assessment and policies on genetically modified crops could contribute to agricultural development and food security.
21 June 2012
Source: Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)
A cheap vaccine developed in India against rotavirus could add substantially to protection against diarrhoea.
16 May 2013
Kenya is replacing an unwieldy drug-reporting process with an online system that allows healthcare workers to track safety in real time.
10 May 2013
23 April 2013