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 22, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Health Insurance Helping to Reduce Maternal Mortality in Kenya This video describes how Kenya's Linda mama, a free health insurance...

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...

April 26, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Tackling antibiotic resistance using appropriate treatment options

By Lydia Atieno Despite knowing the risks of under-dosing, Jean Marie Mutuyeyezu, a resident of Kigali, says sometimes he has...

April 11, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

Kenyan Fish Farmers Using Alternative Treatment Methods to Antimicrobials

By Mary Hearty George Muga, Director of Muga Fish Farm, located in Karachuonyo, Homabay County, uses salt bath as a...

April 5, 2022 Africa Health Initiative

How Ugandan Health Workers are fighting AMR in Buvuma Islands

By Hasifah Namuli and Namiganda Jael Looking rather frail is a lean, tall young man who has been sailing for...