Concentrating efforts to end the stigma associated with infertility, the Merck Foundation, and fertility experts have called on the media to give wider coverage to fertility issues and provide a broader understanding of them. The call was made during the Foundation's virtual health media training organized on the sidelines of...
The Gambia has successfully eliminated trachoma as a public health problem, becoming the third African country to be validated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as having eliminated the disease as a public health threat. Trachoma is a neglected tropical eye disease that mainly affects children, with infection less common...
A program to tackle deforestation, human rights abuses, safety for activists, and the lack of policies that drive smallholder farming, the Green Livelihood Alliance (GLA) 2.0, has been launched in Liberia. The program is expected to be a five-year project to be implemented by campaigners at the Sustainable Development Institute...
By Walcott Aganu "Africa's young emerging leadership is made up of people who have a passion and vision for the continent. Harnessed well, they will ensure each Africa country benefits from an array of human capital that can take the continent forward” Patrick Makokoro Brookings Institute reports that 70 percent of...
The African Development Bank celebrated 40 years of evaluating its development efforts in a discussion marked evaluation week during a biennial event on development evaluation hosted by the Independent Development Evaluation unit at the Bank recently. The event unites the Bank's shareholders, management and staff, government policy and decision-makers,...