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A rapid epidemiological transition

A rapid epidemiological transition

The rise of non-communicable diseases in Africa adds to COVID-19 stress The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has highlighted Africa’s vulnerability to disease in an unprecedented manner, laying bare years of under investment...

Largely on their own – again

Largely on their own – again

Indigenous peoples and COVID-19: the struggle continues You have read all of your free articles, to continue reading simply register to claim your complimentary three-day all-access pass. Registration is quick and free...

Gone for good

Gone for good

Sub-Saharan Africa: the medical brain drain Doctors and other medical professionals migrate for many reasons, but their absence seriously compromises health service delivery A brain drain of African medical staff over...

Dying to give birth

Dying to give birth

Maternal mortality Postpartum haemorrhage and obstetric fistula are two avoidable conditions that continue to kill and maim women in sub-Saharan Africa every year Atim (not her real name), from Nigeria’s southern state...