Mental Health, A Universal Human Right for Africans

What is mental health? According to WHO [i]Mental health is a state of mental well-being that enables people to cope with the stresses of life, realise their abilities, learn well and work well, and contribute to their community. It is an integral component of health and well-being that underpins our individual and collective abilities to […]

What will it take to develop a sustainable vaccine manufacturing ecosystem in Africa?

A study of Africa’s current and planned vaccine manufacturing capacity offers insights into how to target investments and development efforts to promote long-term success. Africa is largely reliant on other regions of the world for lifesaving vaccines. Currently, only one percent of the vaccines administered in Africa are produced locally; the remaining 99 percent are […]

World Rabies Day 2023 Campaign: “All for 1 One Health for All”

What is Rabies? According to the US CDC, rabies is a fatal but preventable viral disease. It can spread to people and pets if they are bitten or scratched by a rabid animal. In the United States, rabies is mostly found in wild animals like bats, raccoons, skunks, and foxes. However, in many other countries […]