Monthly Archives: September 2019

AMNET at ECTMIH 2019

AMNET’s abstract, titled “CNS INFECTIONS IN AFRICA : EPIDEMIOLOGY, DIAGNOSTICS, AND TREATMENT IN 2019” was chosen for an Organised Session at the ECTMIH 2019 Conference from 16 – 20 September 2019 in Liverpool, UK. Network CHAIR, Professor Mosepele Mosepele and … Continue reading

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National Fitness Day

25th September 2019 is National Fitness Day, where people participate in yoga and pilates classes, treadmill challenges, “plank-offs”, dance-offs and group walks in a spirit of fun and celebration. National Fitness Day seeks to highlight the benefits of being active for … Continue reading

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Gender quotas: Foe or friend for health leadership?

By Kui Muraya, KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya My colleagues and I recently published a paper discussing the experiences and career trajectories of male and female health managers at sub-national level in Kenya. The published data was collected through … Continue reading

Current challenges and proposed solutions to the effective implementation of the RTS, S/AS01 Malaria Vaccine Program in sub-Saharan Africa

In April 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched the world’s first malaria vaccine, the RTS, S/AS01, as part of a pilot programme in Malawi, Ghana and Kenya. The three countries have a combined target of vaccinating 360000 children (below … Continue reading