#Access to Health

  • Article: Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    Armed conflicts that have swept through some parts of West Africa are having a devastating impact. Read more

  • Article: Nairobi Just Rolled Out a Massive Polio Vaccination Drive

    Nairobi Just Rolled Out a Massive Polio Vaccination Drive

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 30, 2019

    “We are very close to achieving that goal of eradicating polio.” Read more

  • Article: More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    More Than 2,000 People Have Now Been Infected With Ebola in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 7, 2019

    This is the worst outbreak ever to hit the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more

  • Article: In Central Mali, Healthcare Workers Are Using Donkey Carts to Get Vaccinations to Children’s Homes

    In Central Mali, Healthcare Workers Are Using Donkey Carts to Get Vaccinations to Children’s Homes

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 17, 2019

    The volatile region has become too dangerous for mothers to walk to clinics. Read more

  • Article: 'Worsening' Ebola Outbreak in DRC Has Killed More Than 1,000 People

    'Worsening' Ebola Outbreak in DRC Has Killed More Than 1,000 People

    From Voice of America|May 6, 2019

    More than 1,000 people have been killed by the virus. Read more

  • Article: Already Under Pressure, Health Services in Uganda Are About to Face a Major Challenge

    Already Under Pressure, Health Services in Uganda Are About to Face a Major Challenge

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 17, 2019

    The ministry of finance has cut the budget for essential medicines and other health services. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child's Smile at a Time

    Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child's Smile at a Time

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 11, 2019

    Nkeiruka Obi left her high-powered job as a banker to become a children’s rights ambassador. Read more

  • Article: UK Launches Global Fund to Help End Period Poverty by 2050

    UK Launches Global Fund to Help End Period Poverty by 2050

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 4, 2019

    The government pledged to give 2 million pounds to organisations working to end period poverty. Read more