World Health Worker Week is an opportunity to mobilize communities, partners, and policy makers in support of health workers. It is a time to celebrate the work that health workers do and to raise awareness of the challenges that they face every day.
The Statutory Sessions of the AU Conference of Ministers of Health are convened every two years. The last Ordinary Session (5th Session) was held in Windhoek, Namibia in April 2011 under the theme: “The Impact of Climate Change on Health and Development in Africa”.
Johannesburg - A three-year clinical trial involving over 5,000 women in East and Southern Africa has found that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) - whether a vaginal gel or an oral tablet - is not effective at preventing HIV infection in young, unmarried women.
Johannesburg — The President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé and the President of the Confederation of African Football, Issa Hayatou launched the “Protect the Goal” initiative on January 19
By Alvin Powell - Harvard AIDS researchers gathered at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) last Thursday to mark 10 years of work under a key federal anti-AIDS program that has been instrumental in stemming the tide of a disease that onc