This year's World Health Day will see the World Health Organisation focusing on universal health coverage. By 2030, The WHO African Region aims to ensure that at least 80% of member countries in Africa have health systems with equitable access to quality health services. Here are some facts about health in the region.
#WorldHealthDay - 10 Quick Facts About Health in the Continent
Africa Check, 7 April 2019
Does South Africa spend five times more on healthcare per person than Nigeria? Does one doctor serve 16,000 Kenyans? We've put together some startling facts from our work on the… Read more »
A mother holding her child at the Santiago Norte Hospital in cape Verde.
'How Nigeria Can Achieve Universal Health Coverage By 2030'
Guardian, 8 April 2019
Experts are optimistic that Nigeria and indeed the rest of the world can achieve the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030. Read more »
At the closing of the Second Africa Health Forum, Cabo Verde Minister of Health and Social Security, Dr Arlindo Nascimento do Rosário, unveiled a list of recommendations ... Read more »
allAfrica's Nontobeko Mlambo spoke with Minister of Health and Social Services Jean-Paul Adam at the WHO Africa Health Forum in Cabo Verde on how the island nation achieved health ... Read more »
allAfrica's Nontobeko Mlambo interviewed WHO Africa Regional Director Dr Matshidiso Moeti just before they both headed to Praia for the Africa Health Forum conference, which starts ... Read more »
Rwanda is one of the few developing countries in the world that have successfully achieved universal healthcare, with a scheme touted as one of the most successful on the ... Read more »
The first set of enabling legislation paving the way for universal healthcare in South Africa has been gazetted by Cabinet, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has announced. ... Read more »
Hundreds of millions of Africans are faced with the appalling choice between seeking life-saving medical care and putting food on their tables, writes Graça Machel. In a ... Read more »
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