World Health Assembly rolls out new plan to tackle 20 neglected tropical diseases by 2030.
Creating an affordable, accessible and sound mental health policy to solve life issues in Africa.
Folakemi Odedina, a US-based professor who hails from Nigeria, is building cancer research capacity in Africa.
Sub-Saharan Africa must increase access to life-saving, laboratory-produced antibodies, writes Yolanda Moyo.
A community-based system detects 26 per cent of suspected vaccine-preventable diseases, a study says.
Welcome to the first episode of the new SciDev.Net programme, Africa Science Focus.
A centre of excellence is urgently needed in Africa to tackle obstetric fistula in women, a study says.
An expert urges African nations to conduct simulation exercises on COVID-19 as a preparedness strategy.
Women use tobacco concoction for sexual pleasure or conception, but the risks are high, writes Fo-Koffi Djamessi.
Negative cultural practices such as having many concubines are harming African men’s reproductive health, study finds
Rapid diagnostic tests could complement antimalarial drug resistance surveillance efforts, a study says.
Critics say WHO’s failure to raise the outbreak’s status will stymie international support.
Investing in addressing Africa’s sanitation challenges will spur disease prevention, argues Gilbert Nakweya.
Technologies can spur universal health coverage in Africa but they need to be adapted to the local context.
African policymakers should urgently implement strategies to halt deaths resulting from C-section.
Combination therapy is 88 per cent effective against coinfection of HIV and kala-azar, a fatal disease.
Over the past 25 years, there was little progress against meningitis unlike measles and tetanus.
Africa Science Focus
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