Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) currently constitute a serious threat to health worldwide, with the situation expected to worsen if concerted actions are not urgently taken.
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In the backstage of the 2014 Ebola crisis news coverage : a focus on the lived experience of involved African journalists
This thesis examines the lived experiences of African journalists involved in the recent Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak. It contends that African journalists did not cover the crisis efficiently because of several barriers.Published dateMonday, May 2, 2016 - 04:00
Agricultural strategies to improve nutrition, food security and gender equality for the rural poor in Malawi
Improving food security is a key way that governments can ensure the long-term economic growth and
health of a nation. Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world, has a rural majority that struggles withPublished date2011
Malawi has the highest preterm delivery rate in the world. This, paired with inadequate newborn care at health facilities, results in high rates of infant mortality. Managing the healthcare needs of preterm infants remains a challenge.
The looming tobacco epidemic and its potential for thwarting the development process has prompted most governments in sub-Saharan Africa to ratify the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO-FCTC).