Africa has the highest rate of suicide globally. Raising awareness and helping to prevent mental disorders is a major step towards reducing these unacceptable levels, says Adenike Laoye.
The only long-term solution to chronic malnutrition is to build good nutrition into the whole farming and distribution cycle, say Assia Sidibe and Carl Manlan.
Assia Sidibe and Carl Manlan explain how the “Make the connection” campaign will help to improve the nutrition of communities affected by scourge of chronic malnutrition.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action adopted by 179 governments.
Michel Sidibé, who served as the Executive Director of UNAIDS for over a decade, speaks to New African.
Post-independence Africa is still grappling with the task of delivering sufficient health services. Progress is slow.