Friday, December 29, 2017
Residents of Ontario, Canada’s largest and most affluent province, will see a wide-ranging spike in their social benefits beginning Monday. The changes include a hike in the minimum wage (to $14 an hour from its current $11.60 an hour), free...
Monday, December 18, 2017
East Africa has endured four seasons in a row that have failed to bring adequate rains. This most recent, below average rainy season has pushed the region deeper into a humanitarian crisis that has left millions in urgent need of food, water, and medical...
Africa, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan
Friday, December 8, 2017
The Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Alisa in Accra hosted the launch of the Healthcare Federation of Ghana (HFG), which has a keen eye on ensuring improved access to quality healthcare in Ghana, through private sector involvement.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
New research has shown governments can help improve health in low and middle income countries, simply by providing cash to people living in poverty.
Dr Frank Pega, an honorary research fellow from the University of Otago, Wellington, has just...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The universal health insurance bill currently up for vote in Parliament is intended to update the structure of a social protection system on its last legs and improve the provision of health services by expanding insurance coverage to all Egyptians....
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Heart patients who can’t afford the high cost of surgery have been benefiting from the Sehat Sahulat programme under which the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has been providing free treatment to the people.