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Because of the complexity of the malaria parasite

Innovation and technology will help to wipe out malaria

With the help of new technologies, global health organisations aim to eliminate malaria in Africa in the next 15 years.
A Nigerian schoolgirl is vaccinated against polio during a mass nationwide polio inoculation.

Five lessons Nigeria learnt when it clamped down on polio

Success hinges on a number of key factors, ranging from government buy-in to harnessing the support of traditional leaders and civil society.
Mosquito control: A Nicaraguan health worker fumigates an area in Managua.

Key institutes keep keen watch on Zika for Africa

The Ebola outbreak on the continent showed how countries with poor health systems are unfit to fight epidemics.
At least one in four children in Africa is still not receiving the vaccinations they need.

SA must close the immunisation gap that parallels class

Vaccines take centre stage in times of crisis but outside of public health emergencies they do not always get the attention they deserve.
Kala azar sufferer Ruai Puot Malow

Epidemics on the horizon if threats not addressed – MSF

Doctors Without Borders has stressed the critical importance of adequate investment into the prevention of diseases such as Ebola and cholera.
Ebola has resurfaced in Guinea and is thought to have spread back to Liberia.

China to build 100 hospitals and clinics in Africa

Chinese and African health ministers have adopted a declaration to increase access to facilities, medication, health workers and training in Africa.
Life: Pelagie Nyirambarushimana and her child Francine Niyonshuti at the Central University Hospital of Kigali. Rwanda has made drastic improvements in reducing child mortality.

Comment: Good health without the fear of ruin

Twenty years after the genocide, Rwanda’s health system is showing drastic improvements.