Why mothers and babies will suffer more as Africa grows hotter

As Africa gets hotter, mothers and babies are most at risk. Why is this and what can be done about it? Matthew Chersich, a specialist in climate change and maternal health, explains the reasons to health editor Nadine Dreyer.

Medical economics

Disability in a pandemic—Africa's forgotten families

In 2017, a road accident left Anna Nzioka with two fractures in her right leg. After a series of operations and physiotherapy, she has slowly learned to walk again, although with the aid of a crutch.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research recommends COVID-19 path forward in informal settlements

In early April, Professor of Nursing and Ph.D. Program Director David Vlahov, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, coauthored "Slum Health: Arresting COVID-19 & Improving Well-Being in Urban Informal Settlements." Vlahov is also the founding ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fiji says COVID-19 now widespread as cases spike

Fiji health chiefs have admitted for the first time that COVID-19 transmission is widespread in the community after the Pacific nation recorded more than 300 new daily cases.

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