Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Trending on kff Ebola Marketplaces Consumer Resources

Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy ReportAfrica Search Results « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Africa

  • your selections
Clear Search

Filter Results

date

Tags

  • results
Liberia Can End Ebola By June If Correct Measures Taken, Study Shows

News outlets discuss a study published in PLOS Biology presenting a model showing how Liberia could end Ebola by June 2015. Agence France-Presse: Ebola could end in Liberia by June “Liberia, the African nation at the center of world’s deadliest Ebola outbreak, could see an end to the epidemic by…

Liberia’s Ebola Response Head Says Country On Track To Contain Epidemic

Reuters: Liberia says limits Ebola spread to just two counties “Liberia is on the verge of containing the spread of the Ebola virus with only two of its 15 counties reporting new infections, the head of the country’s Ebola response said on Tuesday…” (Giayhue/Felix, 1/13).

Ebola Provides Opportunity To Further Curb FGM Practice In Sierra Leone

Bloomberg News: Ebola Forces Secret Societies to Curb Female Circumcision Rites “As the death toll from Ebola approaches 9,000 in West Africa, the illness has at least temporarily disrupted female genital mutilation, a centuries-old practice that brutally harms young girls. The respite is giving human rights activists an opportunity to…

Violence, Instability Threatens Food Security Of Nearly One-Third Of CAR’s Population

U.N. News Centre: Central African Republic: U.N. agency warns of food insecurity amid ongoing instability “The unpredictable and hostile security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) is having severe consequences for the country’s population still in dire need of humanitarian assistance, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) declared…

Protestors Accuse Malawi’s Government Of Mishandling HIV/AIDS Funding

VOA News: Protesters Give Malawi Government 100-Day Ultimatum “Malawi-based civil society groups on Tuesday presented government officials with a petition seeking redress of bad leadership and financial problems that have caused government employees to strike. Issued along with a 100-day deadline to respond to their concerns, the petition outlines a…

Children With HIV At Higher Risk Of Death From Pneumonia, Study Shows

VOA News: HIV Kids Are High Risk for Pneumonia “A new study said HIV-positive children are much more likely to die from pneumonia than children who are not infected with the AIDS virus. … Researchers said deaths from pneumonia among HIV-positive children could be dramatically reduced by expanding current treatments.…

Recommendations Focus On How Best To ‘Reactivate’ West African Economies Following Ebola

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: West Africa after Ebola: Focus on Health Systems, Households, and Firms Amanda Glassman, senior fellow and director of global health policy at CGD, discusses the potential for long-term damage from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and current efforts to “reactivat[e] affected…