Daily Archives: May 6, 2015

Elekta to bring cancer treatment to millions in Africa

- Elekta’s Ian Alexander says current lack of treatment is “totally unacceptable” STOCKHOLM and PRETORIA, South Africa, May 6, 2015 / PRNewswire — In Africa, cancer kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined[1]. Approximately 40 percent of cancer cases can be prevented[2] and 40 percent can be cured with the right treatment[3]. Together […]

Jacobs Foundation Launches TRECC to Partner with World Cocoa Foundation’s CocoaAction

– $52 Million Investment in Education in Cote d’Ivoire Announced as Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action MARRAKECH, Morocco, May 6, 2015 / PRNewswire — Today, at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Middle East & Africa meeting, in partnership with the cocoa industry strategy CocoaAction, coordinated by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), the Jacobs Foundation […]

“Record displacement should be a wake-up call”

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Les dirigeants africains de la santé publique unis pour mettre fin aux décès évitables et améliorer la santé des femmes, des enfants et des adolescents d’ici 2030

- Les parties prenantes au niveau régional se réunissent pour façonner une Stratégie mondiale pour la santé de la femme, de l’enfant et de l’adolescent JOHANNESBURG, 6 mai 2015 / PRNewswire – Des centaines de dirigeants et d’experts en santé publique de toute l’Afrique se réunissent aujourd’hui pour identifier des interventions susceptibles de changer la donne […]

African Public Health Leaders Unite to End Preventable Deaths and Improve Health of Women, Children and Adolescents by 2030

- Regional Stakeholders Convene to Shape Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s, and Adolescents’ Health JOHANNESBURG, May 6, 2015 / PRNewswire – Hundreds of leaders and public health experts from across Africa are gathering today to identify game-changing interventions to accelerate progress towards improving the lives of millions of women, children and adolescents. This consultation will provide […]