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Global malaria deaths drop 60% over the last 15 years

Global malaria deaths drop 60% over the last 15 years

Global malaria control is one of the great public health success stories of this century, but while it has been tamed, it has not been defeated, according to the WHO director-general. A joint report by Unicef and WHO found malaria deaths had decreased globally by 60% since 2000.

Mobile clinic to help township residents

mobile-clinic---thumbA mobile clinic for Joburg's destitute northern townships is just one legacy of the sixth and latest Cape Town to Cairo roadshow, an annual event by Philips and its partners focusing on health and well-being in Africa.

South Africa has made progress on Millennium Development Goals – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has informed the United Nations that South Africa has made great strides in achieving some of the Millennium Development Goals set by world countries 14 years ago.

Creativity brings economic growth

More than 300 stakeholders in the global creative economy are in Cape Town to thrash out how to unlock Africa's creative industries' possibilities, to propel the continent into the world economy's emerging high-growth sectors. The universal feeling is that it's a continent packed with potential.

Mama puts power in mom’s hands

South Africa is the second country in the world to introduce Mama, a mobile information service that improves the health care knowledge of pregnant women and new mothers.

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