Tag: public health

Bill Gates: ‘I wish I had done more’ to warn world about pandemic danger

Billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says he wishes he had “done more” to warn the world about the potential dangers of a global pandemic before coronavirus became one of the biggest public health issues in decades.

Africa’s first ‘design lab’ launched in Kigali

A Nigerian based Co- Creation Hub has launched Africa’s first design lab in Kigali that is set to become a leading creative space in Africa’s growing tech sector. This platform is set aimed to solve Africa’s systemic problems in Public Health, Education, Governance and the Private Sector. CEO and Co-Founder of Bosun Tijani join CNBC Africa for more on this.

Op-Ed: Why African families are larger than those of other continents

Gilles Pison | Sorbonne Universités In Africa women have 4.5 children on average, while in Asia the figure is 2.1 children, in Latin America 2.0, in North America 1.9 and in Europe 1.6. On average...

Invisible and ignored: air pollution inside the homes of Nairobi’s residents

Kanyiva Muindi and Blessing Mberu | African Population and Health Research Center Air pollution is a visible problem in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. The city’s poor air quality is evident in its congested streets where passenger...

Kenyan court frees doctors' leaders jailed during health sector strike

The doctors' union strike angered Kenyans and turned into a test of President Uhuru Kenyatta's leadership ahead of an election in August.

OPINION: Will mismanagement scupper S.A's National Health Insurance?

Professional management in the public health sector is a key factor if the implementation of a NHI is to stand any chance of success.