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 …

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 …

“Record displacement should be a wake-up call”

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Some of the 1.3 million internally displaced people in South Sudan. Photo: UN / Martine Perret

The spread of armed conflict which left a record 38 million people homeless in 2014 should be a “wake-up …

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 …

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 …