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Tomorrow is the deadline for the US Department of Defense to report to Congress how many civilians they have killed in Syria: Will the Department acknowledge the genuine figure or deflate it?
Tableau, Mapbox, Exasol, and Alteryx commit $4.3 million to accelerate malaria elimination efforts for more than 60 million people.
Peter Scheijgrond, M.Eng, M.Phil from the Dutch Marine Energy Centre calls for smart support schemes to implement marine renewable energy across Europe.
In Kenya, wildlife numbers declined by 68% in the 40-year period from 1977 to 2016 both outside and inside protected areas, writes Dr. Joseph Ogutu, Senior Statistician at the University of Hohenheim.
While Africa has made progress in tackling tuberculosis (TB), it still has one of the highest TB rates in the world and remains a priority.
In this in-depth question and answer interview with Charles Ndika Akong, Technical Officer and Dr Magaran Bagayoko, Senior Scientist at the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), we find out why air pollution is a major environmental risk to health.
Mr. Mbayo Guy Kakumbi, Technical Officer and Dr Bagayoko Magaran, Senior Scientist from The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa reveal their stance on the essential global resource of water.
The battle to save Africa’s most threatened wildlife species even as the continent develops, is the view put forward here by CEO of African Wildlife Foundation, Kaddu Sebunya.
CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals is working on genetic improvement of the important crop cowpea to develop high-yielding varieties with resistance to diseases and pests and to increase its production and consumption, as this article from The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) explains.
The UK government will give £10 million of funding to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to help develop vaccines.
Professors from The SACIDS Foundation for One Health and Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania share their thoughts on infectious diseases in Africa.
Dr Leonard E.G. Mboera discusses the importance of studying emerging and vector-borne diseases at The Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance.
Dr Ibrahim Socé Fall tells us about the excellent work that WHO Regional Office for Africa is doing around Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Heidi Larson, Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project™ and Professor of Anthropology, Risk and Decision Science and researcher Sara Dada at LSHTM, discuss the advancements of Ebola vaccine response.
The WHO Regional Office for Africa are tackling HIV in the African Region to improve the lives and wellbeing of people dealing with the disease.
In this interview, public health specialist Dr Wilfred Alexander Chalamira Nkhoma from the World Health Organization (WHO) Office for the Africa Region speaks to us about the priorities for tackling infectious diseases in Africa, with a particular focus on Tuberculosis (TB) and viral hepatitis.
The vital work of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is examined here by Open Access Government, with a focus on their efforts to promote food security and provide humanitarian assistance in other countries, such as Ethiopia
UK aid is supporting the growth of innovative solar technology companies which are providing clean energy to off-grid households in Africa
The UK is announcing a range of measures to boost much-needed investment in businesses and infrastructure across Africa, the Prime Minister announced in Cape Town
In this interview with Michael Abberton, Head of the IITA Genetic Resources Centre (or Genebank), he shares his expertise on cowpea, a food and animal feed crop that is grown in the semi-arid tropics particularly Africa, but also Asia, the United States and Central and South America