#Good Health and WellBeing

  • Article: How an Unsung Army of Women Is Waging War on COVID-19 in Africa

    How an Unsung Army of Women Is Waging War on COVID-19 in Africa

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 30, 2020

    Community health workers are the foot soldiers who are trusted to save lives. Read more

  • Article: The DRC Has Beaten Its 10th Ebola Outbreak After a Nearly 2-Year Battle

    The DRC Has Beaten Its 10th Ebola Outbreak After a Nearly 2-Year Battle

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 26, 2020

    It’s a huge milestone to reach, particularly in the midst of COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: African Countries Unite to Create Online Market to Increase Access to COVID-19 Medical Supplies

    African Countries Unite to Create Online Market to Increase Access to COVID-19 Medical Supplies

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 23, 2020

    The platform will work like eBay or Amazon, and will help lower the cost of supplies too. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Threatens to Push 33 Million Children in Africa Into Poverty, Warns Save the Children

    COVID-19 Threatens to Push 33 Million Children in Africa Into Poverty, Warns Save the Children

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 15, 2020

    More than 200 million children are already out of school, and facing rising hunger and violence. Read more

  • Article: Lack of COVID-19 Testing Is Leading to a 'Silent Epidemic' in Africa, Warns WHO

    Lack of COVID-19 Testing Is Leading to a 'Silent Epidemic' in Africa, Warns WHO

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 27, 2020

    Only eight of 54 countries have conducted at least 3,000 tests for every million people. Read more

  • Article: Meet Britain's ‘Skipping Sikh’: a 73-Year-Old Bringing Joy to Older People Exercising at Home

    Meet Britain's ‘Skipping Sikh’: a 73-Year-Old Bringing Joy to Older People Exercising at Home

    By Helen Lock|May 15, 2020

    Rajinder Singh, from London, has become an online sensation during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read more

  • Article: Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    Mining for Metal Used in Smartphone Batteries Is Causing Birth Defects in DRC

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 7, 2020

    A new study linked pollution caused by cobalt mines to birth defects in the region. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways South Africa is Responding to Coronavirus

    5 Ways South Africa is Responding to Coronavirus

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 18, 2020

    President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared COVID-19 to be a “national state of disaster”. Read more