#Access to Healthcare

  • Article: Why Women in Zambia's Capital Joined the Women's March

    Why Women in Zambia's Capital Joined the Women's March

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Jan. 24, 2020

    Marchers filled the streets of Lusaka, uniting with the worldwide women’s march movement. Read more

  • Article: Mass Displacement Complicates Access to Reproductive Health Care in Syria

    Mass Displacement Complicates Access to Reproductive Health Care in Syria

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 13, 2019

    UNFPA is increasing its support for displaced Syrian women by providing reproductive health care. Read more

  • 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