#Healthcare

  • 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: Doctors Fighting COVID-19 in Nigeria Are Striking to Protest Unpaid Wages and Lack of PPE

    Doctors Fighting COVID-19 in Nigeria Are Striking to Protest Unpaid Wages and Lack of PPE

    By Akindare Okunola|June 10, 2020

    This strike action comes at a critical time for Nigeria as the number of coronavirus cases climbs. Read more

  • Article: 5 Challenges Facing Health Care Workers in Nigeria as They Tackle COVID-19

    5 Challenges Facing Health Care Workers in Nigeria as They Tackle COVID-19

    By Akindare Okunola|June 9, 2020

    The health care challenges plaguing Nigeria’s already frail healthcare system have been exacerbated. Read more

  • Article: In Ghana, Drones Are Turning Out to Be a Key Tool for Transporting COVID-19 Tests

    In Ghana, Drones Are Turning Out to Be a Key Tool for Transporting COVID-19 Tests

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 3, 2020

    Previously, it would have taken up to six hours to transport tests by road. Read more

  • Article: A 95-Year-Old Ghanaian Man Is Walking to Raise £500,000 to Support Frontline Workers in Africa

    A 95-Year-Old Ghanaian Man Is Walking to Raise £500,000 to Support Frontline Workers in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 21, 2020

    #WalkWithHammond is a crowdfunding initiative hoping to buy PPE for frontline workers. Read more

  • Article: Captain Tom Moore Will Be Knighted After Raising £32 Million for NHS Charities

    Captain Tom Moore Will Be Knighted After Raising £32 Million for NHS Charities

    By Helen Lock|May 20, 2020

    The former WW2 captain originally aimed to raise £1,000 to help fight COVID-19. Read more

  • Article: 1 in 4 Young People Struggling With Mental Health in Britain Aren't Getting Help in Lockdown

    1 in 4 Young People Struggling With Mental Health in Britain Aren't Getting Help in Lockdown

    By Helen Lock|May 14, 2020

    Professionals have warned of the pandemic's “profound” impact on mental health. Read more

  • Article: Impoverished Women in Laos Are Struggling to Get Access to Reproductive Health Care

    Impoverished Women in Laos Are Struggling to Get Access to Reproductive Health Care

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 13, 2019

    Gaining access to information about reproductive health care is the first step. Read more