Why the world is at risk without immunisation

COVID-19 pandemic has shown the world that vaccines should be prioritised, writes Githinji Gitahi.   Imagine a...

Q&A: COVID-19 is fuelling innovation, R&D in Africa

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the Sustainable Development...

Protect pregnant women from malaria during COVID-19

Africa must not allow COVID-19 to disrupt malaria control in pregnant women, argues James Tibenderana.   The...

Effective communication critical to fighting COVID-19

To win the war against COVID-19, timely, balanced and factual information is critical, writes Elizabeth Ntonjira.  ...

Tap big data to fight floods and droughts in Africa

Big data can help African countries better weather the storm and survive the drought, argues Claudia Sadoff....

Protect healthcare workers fighting outbreaks

Protect healthcare workers from dying from disease outbreaks while in the line of duty, urges Ifeanyi M....

Africa’s youth want to cultivate careers, not just crops

We need to ensure that Africa’s future farmers not only grow crops but careers as well, argues Sylvia Ng'eno...

Time to get quality drugs and healthcare access is now

Safe, reliable medicines could help Africa fight antimicrobial resistance, argues Elizabeth Shekalaghe. We’re in a public health...

Time for multiple sectors to fight aflatoxin in Africa

Public education and multi-sectoral approaches are needed to combat aflatoxin in Africa, argues Boaz Keizire.  That food...

Child immunisation as key pathway to health for all

Improving vaccination coverage is key to universal health coverage, write Seth Berkley and Githinji Gitahi. The Ebola...

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