• On the mend

    On the mend

    Africa’s healthcare issues are compounded by inadequate infrastructure and funding, but a range of home-grown technologies, from drone medicine drops to ‘pharmacy ATMs’ are providing solutions.

    Strong medicine

    Strong medicine

    Traditional healers are well placed to provide much-needed healthcare to Africa’s communities. But are they adequately equipped and trained to handle this responsibility?

    Ready for a check-up

    Ready for a check-up

    Using ICT solutions within Africa’s ailing healthcare sector presents an opportunity for improving service delivery.

    A bitter pill

    A bitter pill

    Counterfeit medicines place an even greater strain on already heavily burdened African health systems, but there is progress in tackling them, in a series of regulatory upgrades.

    Safety net

    Safety net

    Malaria has devastated sub-Saharan Africa for generations, but it appears inroads are finally being made against the disease.