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Health Champion Amadou Kanouté Founder of the Pan-African Institute for Consumer Citizenship and Development (CICODEV), Senegal
04 Jun 2018

Health Champion Amadou Kanouté Founder of the Pan-African Institute for Consumer Citizenship and Development (CICODEV), Senegal

Health is central to everything, says Amadou. A veteran of the international aid field, the 63-year-old now spends his days working tirelessly to achieve healthcare for everyone in Senegal. In 2013, the Senegalese government launched a universal health coverage programme, but poverty, high illiteracy rates and historic mistrust of politicians stymied people’s enthusiasm for the project.
Rands and sense: Why the National Health Insurance may lead to better health budgets
15 May 2018

Rands and sense: Why the National Health Insurance may lead to better health budgets

The health wing of the Mail and Guardian - on the NHI Policy, an article written by Natasha Salant. Natasha had been an intern in CICODEV in 2017.Congratulations Dear.The article down below.

About 200m from where I work in Rosebank, Johannesburg, there is a private clinic housing a general practitioner, a team of specialised surgeons, a rehabilitation centre, and state-of-the-art imaging and radiology technology. 

If I needed medical attention, I could seek it quickly — so long as I was able to pay upfront.

Universal health coverage post-2015: putting people first
15 Dec 2014

Universal health coverage post-2015: putting people first

Dec 12, 2014 marks the world's first Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day. Defined in the World Health Report 2010, UHC means that all people who need quality, essential health services (prevention, promotion, treatment, rehabilitation, and palliation) receive them without enduring financial hardship.

PANEL: Developing and Implementing Land Policies and the Role of Local Authorities
13 May 2015

PANEL: Developing and Implementing Land Policies and the Role of Local Authorities

The role of Indigenous leaders and local authorities for policy implementation: AFRICA DAY.

Heading off Global Action on Access to Medicines in 2018 By Dr. Jorge Bermudez and Dr. Viroj Tangcharoensathien
22 Jan 2018

Heading off Global Action on Access to Medicines in 2018 By Dr. Jorge Bermudez and Dr. Viroj Tangcharoensathien

At the dawn of 2018, political and health leaders must seize the growing momentum and opportunities to tackle the protracted challenges of access to medicines that undermines efforts to save lives and improve health as committed under the Agenda 2030 SDG by all UN member states.

A tiny African island nation will run on 100% renewable energy in less than a decade
11 Jan 2018

A tiny African island nation will run on 100% renewable energy in less than a decade

Cape Verde, the small island archipelago nation off Africa’s northwest coast, has set itself a very bold renewable energy target. As part of its “sustainable energy for all” agenda, it has pledged to obtain 100% of its electricity from renewable resources by 2025.

MINISTERIAL ROUNDTABLE: AFRICA DAY
13 May 2015

MINISTERIAL ROUNDTABLE: AFRICA DAY

Two related themes dominated the ministerial roundtable on the opening day of the ILC forum.

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