September 22, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

How Telementoring Programme Aided Sudan’s Fight against COVID-19

How Telementoring Programme Aided Sudan’s Fight against COVID-19 By Sharon Atieno Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sudan’s health system was...

September 12, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE: PATIENT LED CONTACT TRACING HELPING UGANDAN MEDICS TO FIGHT DRUG RESISTANT TB

ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE: PATIENT LED CONTACT TRACING HELPING UGANDAN MEDICS TO FIGHT DRUG RESISTANT TB BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: SATURDAY, September...

August 5, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Palliative Care changing Lives In Uganda

By Olivia Namaloba Palliative care is giving an extended lease of life for patients with serious illnesses in Hoima district....

July 6, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

MUAC Approach, enabling Timely Diagnosis of Severe Malnutrition

Malnutrition-deficiencies, excesses,or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and nutrients-  remains a challenge in Uganda with over 250, 000...

July 6, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Pharmacists faulted for the growing use of antibiotics without prescriptions

By Namale Shahista Although Uganda has a law that dictates that antibiotics should only be sold with a prescription, most...

July 6, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

OLIVER OCHIENG LINDA MAMA FEATURE, JUNE 2022

This video describes how Kenya's Linda mama, a free health insurance program for pregnant women is working to reduce maternal...

June 15, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

AMR Testing Improving Treatment of Severe Infections in Kenya

By Sharon Atieno “We had received a one year-four-month-old baby who had been referred from Garissa. She was extremely sick on...

June 13, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Rwanda: Quand les consultations médicales à distance sauvent des vies humaines

Alors que les séquelles de la pandémie du Covid-19 tendent à diminuer, la place de la nouvelle technologie pour révolutionner...

May 27, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Rwanda Employs Innovative Solutions Against  Anti-Malaria Drug Resistance

By Aimable Twahirwa; When Clarisse Mukashyaka fell ill with malaria her family tried treating her by buying a low-cost drug...

May 27, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

How farmers are managing antimicrobial resistance

What you need to know: Antimicrobial resistance occurs when microbes evolve mechanisms that protect them from the effects of antimicrobials....

May 13, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Microbiology diagnostics: Removing the Kenyan antimicrobial resistance blindfold

By Samwel Doe Ouma On 6Th October 2021, Dr John Kariuki, a Veterinary Surgeon, Assistant Director of Veterinary Services, Ministry...

April 28, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Community Health Workers Aiding the Fight against Drug Resistant TB

By Francine Andrew Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is among the biggest challenges facing tuberculosis (TB) treatment in Rwanda and other African...