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Joachim Osur

Community Health Workers: Forgotten No More

Joachim Osur 31/05/2017

They crisscross the villages, urban settlements, hills, valleys and planes, sometimes on foot, sometimes on bicycles. They wear T-shirts with health messages. They carry a bag containing tablets, syrups and health information materials. They mobilize communities to go for vaccination. They distribute mosquito nets. They supply contraceptives. They accompany...

Joachim Osur

Financing health in Africa: the time to reflect is now

Joachim Osur 22/02/2017

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to only 12 per cent of the world’s population but accounts for 22 per cent of the total global disease burden and 68 per cent of people living with HIV/Aids. Out of approximately 800 women who die each day worldwide due to pregnancy and childbirth...

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