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Why Africa needs to start focusing on the neglected issue of mental health

By Crick Lund, University of Cape Town Mental health has historically been neglected on Africa’s health and development policy agenda. Faced with many challenges, including intractable poverty, infectious diseases, maternal and child mortality, as well...

African Academy of Sciences awards Sh1.1billion in grants to research in human genes

The African Academy of Sciences is awarding Sh1.1billion ($11 million) to four leading African researchers for research to accelerate the use of genomics to understand how the environment and human genes influence the susceptibility...

Goodlife Pharmacy receives Sh 300 million funding from IFC, plans 100 new outlets in...

Goodlife Pharmacy, one of the largest retail pharmacy chains in East Africa, has received a Sh300 million funding ($3million) from the IFC. Only a year on from a Sh2.2billion ($22 million) investment by LeapFrog Investments...

Top ten killer diseases in Kenya

There are many diseases that will kill you in Kenya. But here is the list of the top 10 killers in Kenya according to the CDC. HIV/AIDS - 15 per cent Lower Respiratory Infections...

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