Two of the world's richest men, Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote, have spread their philanthropic wings to drive basic healthcare and disease prevention in Africa
Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a pilot programme that will make the world's first malaria vaccine available in selected areas
According to the World Malaria Report 2016, the rate of new malaria cases fell by 21% globally between 2010 and 2015
A new generation of celebrities are teaching brands a great deal about how to generate content consumers engage with.
Annabel Porter 21 Apr 2017
In a recent article released by a United States online journal, 24/7 Wall St, it was reported that four of the 10 world's unhealthiest nations are the African nations of South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho and Mozambique
Monetary Library 21 Apr 2017
Uganda, Malawi and Zimbabwe are the three high-burden African countries selected to be the first to benefit from a typhoid conjugate vaccine.
Lilian Namagembe 7 Apr 2017
The sum of $1.1bn is currently required to vaccinate 22m people in the five Nigerian states affected by the outbreak of the type C cerebro-spinal meningitis
Damilola Oyedele 4 Apr 2017
The GE healthymagination Mother and Child Programme recently saw the graduation of its first 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa.
Although many African countries' increased focus on strengthening their healthcare systems has led to improved outcomes, the continent still faces huge challenges
A new subsidiary, WPP Health & Wellness, has been formed by WPP to build on it areas of competitive advantage and accelerate growth, new opportunities and better health outcomes for clients.
Merck has followed up the success of its Cancer Access Program, which empowers women in the field of oncology, where they were underrepresented, with another initiative that empowers African women - this time in the field of research, to offer better health care to women
Access to core malaria-fighting tools has expanded rapidly for the world's most vulnerable populations
The challenge in developing countries is that they are often ill equipped to transport, store and distribute vaccines, which could save millions of lives
I started my career as a doctor dealing with big healthcare firms and now I am the chief medical officer for GSK, so I have seen things from both sides.
Murray Stewart 15 Nov 2016
Figures indicate that Africa's middle class has more than tripled over the past 30 years. This trend, bodes well for the health insurance industry
DHL's 6th annual Regional Life Sciences & Healthcare conference saw over 125 healthcare professionals and logistics experts come together to discuss 'Delivering Healthcare to Africa'
The first medical supply of remotely piloted aircraft, popularly known as drones, have been launched in Rwanda
Collins Mwai 25 Oct 2016
In an African first, a series of four procedures to implant the world's smallest pacemaker was performed at Mediclinic Panorama in Cape Town
Prior to 2015, Zika was an obscure virus that received little global attention. No one expected it to spread so rapidly. Consequently, no vaccine were developed.
Ruth Dreifuss and Malebona Precious Matsoso 21 Oct 2016
Entries to the Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award, in association with Unicef and ‘la Caixa' Foundation, close on 24 April 2017.