#Access to Healthcare

  • Article: This Ugandan Activist Has a New Strategy for Reaching People Most at Risk From HIV

    This Ugandan Activist Has a New Strategy for Reaching People Most at Risk From HIV

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 21, 2019

    More than 1.4 million people in Uganda are living with HIV. Read more

  • Article: Somalia Launches First National Blood Bank in Decades

    Somalia Launches First National Blood Bank in Decades

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 17, 2019

    The facility will have a storage capacity of 10,000 units of blood. Read more

  • Article: #HandsOffOurGirls: Africa’s First Ladies Demand an End to Child Marriage

    #HandsOffOurGirls: Africa’s First Ladies Demand an End to Child Marriage

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 11, 2019

    There are 12 million girls in Africa who are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: This South African Engineer Was Diagnosed with TB. Now He's Fighting to Change Health Care.

    This South African Engineer Was Diagnosed with TB. Now He's Fighting to Change Health Care.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 29, 2019

    His creation has the power to transform how people experience collecting medicines. Read more

  • Article: Johannesburg's Mobile Health Clinics Could Help Improve Access to Care for Millions of People

    Johannesburg's Mobile Health Clinics Could Help Improve Access to Care for Millions of People

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 23, 2019

    Only 81 medical clinics are currently managed by the city. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Is Launching Its Largest-Ever Ebola Vaccine Trial

    Uganda Is Launching Its Largest-Ever Ebola Vaccine Trial

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 7, 2019

    Neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is in the midst of a deadly Ebola outbreak. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Doctor in South Africa Who Lets Patients Pay Whatever They Can Afford

    Meet the Doctor in South Africa Who Lets Patients Pay Whatever They Can Afford

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 24, 2019

    Dr. Paulo de Valdoleiros wants to make quality health care accessible for everyone. Read more

  • Article: Cost of Preventing Maternal Deaths Could Rise to $7.8B by 2030

    Cost of Preventing Maternal Deaths Could Rise to $7.8B by 2030

    By Sushmita Roy|July 19, 2019

    “It’s a call to action … We need to accelerate [progress] as we only have 11 years left.” Read more