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Medicines for Africa
A social anterprise that provides a service to optimise cost and improve medicines supply chain capacity
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Medicines for Africa 8h
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Health care should be a top priority As Africans it is our responsibility to make sure we have a sustainable, accessible and affordable healthcare system.
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allAfrica.com 8h
Liars - a Peculiar Headache for Foreign Poll Observers:
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Medicines for Africa 8h
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1. Pneumonia It is one of the most widespread diseases all over the globe. Through untrustworthy right of entry to healthcare services, it is very hard for infected people to obtain treatment. About 4.2 million lives are claimed yearly because of pneumonia.
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Medicines for Africa 8h
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2. River blindness Also called onchocerciasis. About 100% of the 18-million river blindness sufferers have been reported in Africa. They suffer from skin infections as well as visual injury often causing complete blindness.
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Medicines for Africa 8h
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4. Dysentery causes stomach-ache, dyspepsia as well as shivering of the limb 3. African Trypanosomiasis Caused by the tsetse fly The World Health Organization stated that over 450,000 cases take place yearly
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Medicines for Africa 8h
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6. Cholera The danger of cholera is growing by congestion and unhygienic circumstances. 5. Yellow Fever Yellow fever is caused by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito which grows in the jungle
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Medicines for Africa 8h
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8. Dengue Symptoms- high fevers, beating headaches, muscle pain, as well as possible circulatory failure 7. Tuberculosis a new Tuberculosis infection takes place every second in Africa because of the undernourishment, immunization shortage, and extenuating occurrence of HIV/AIDS
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Medicines for Africa 8h
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9. HIV and AIDS 33 million people suffered from it in the world- 65% of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Whereas cure options are growing, the soaring price of medicine still one of the main obstacles to curing the epidemic. Inadequate sexual health education is one of the problems
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Medicines for Africa 8h
Top 10 most prevalent diseases in Africa 10. Malaria - affects over 500 million a year, killing about three million people each year- 90% being children
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Medicines for Africa 8h
David Mabey and colleagues book “Principles of Medicine in Africa” is an interesting must read for African practitioners and Africans interested in Healthcare
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Medicines for Africa 8h
Africans have a right to know that most non- communicable diseases are preventable Did you know 80% of all blindness is preventable ?🤔
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Medicines for Africa 8h
Do you think it’s possible to solve medicine related issues in Africa without mass budgets and donations?
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Medicines for Africa 8h
Sustainable•Affordable•Accesible Medicines for Africa
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FT Health Apr 18
Investment news at summit so far amounts to £2.7bn from mix of governments, donors and business including £1.45bn from malaria- stricken countries to the Global Fund.
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Medicines for Africa Apr 18
Retweeted Nana Akufo-Addo (): We want to build a Ghana Beyond Aid. I believe very strongly that Ghana is on the cusp of a new, bold beginning, which will repudiate the recent culture of failure.
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Nana Akufo-Addo Apr 17
We want to build a Ghana Beyond Aid. I believe very strongly that Ghana is on the cusp of a new, bold beginning, which will repudiate the recent culture of failure.
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Medicines for Africa Mar 9
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Medicines for Africa Feb 23
China’s “new” silk road
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Medicines for Africa Feb 16
Lassa outbreak in Nigeria: 43 dead, 450 ill
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Medicines for Africa Feb 12
10 threats to global health in 2018 – World Health Organization – Medium
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