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The rollout of life-saving malaria vaccines is accelerating in Ghana, Kenya & Malawi

The rollout of life-saving malaria vaccines is accelerating in Ghana, Kenya & Malawi

This week, Cameroon became the first African country to receive the Mosquirix malaria vaccine for use as a fully tested preventative in a wide range of health facilities. A shipment containing more than 331,000 doses arrived yesterday at the airport in the capital, Yaoundé. The vaccine was successfully tested on children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi for four years.

Backing African healthcare startups: Insights from Kenya-based investor

Backing African healthcare startups: Insights from Kenya-based investor

Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Villgro Africa is an incubator that offers funding and technical assistance primarily to healthcare startups across the African continent. Over the past eight years, the organisation has disbursed more than US$2.8 million in blended funding. Jeanette Clark & Samuel Kwame Boadu speaks to co-founder and CEO Wilfred Njagi about investment opportunities within the healthcare sector, specifically in areas such as AI, supply chain, and medical diagnostic devices.

7 Damaging Health Effects of Drinking Too Much Alcohol

Alcohol

Drinking alcohol is a common pastime for many people, but consuming too much can have serious health consequences. While moderate alcohol consumption may have some health benefits, such as lowering the risk of heart disease, drinking excessive amounts of alcohol can lead to a variety of problems. 

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