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Poorer African Nations Rank High in Disease-Fighters’ League Table

“African countries with modest national incomes are outperforming some richer nations on the continent in the fight against diseases of…

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES ANNOUNCED AT STAR-STUDDED MANDELA CONCERT

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 5 December 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Leading philanthropists as well as African and European governments have announced…

QFFD SIGNS AN AGREEMENT WITH WHO TO ACCELERATE THE ELIMINATION OF NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES IN AFRICA

BRAZZAVILLE, Congo, 19 November 2018,-/African Media Agency/- During the World Summit for Innovation in Health Care (WISH), the Qatar Fund for…

BREAKTHROUGH LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS TREATMENT PILOTED IN KENYA – A FIRST FOR AFRICA

NAIROBI, Kenya, 15 November 2018,-/African Media Agency/- IDA treatment, a new triple drug therapy with the potential to reduce the time…

WITH ANOTHER EBOLA CONTAINMENT EFFORT UNDERWAY, NEW REPORT TRACKS PROGRESS MADE BY THE WHO IN THE AFRICAN REGION IN ITS TRANSFORMATION AGENDA

The report offers specific insights into the progress made in the key focus areas of the reforms: fostering pro-results organizational…

Targeting neglected tropical diseases is a priority

A recent study, discussed in African media, discovered that the ‘worm index’ is strongly related to and, therefore is a…

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