The Role of the Private Sector in Health Financing Strategies towards UHC in Africa Co-authored article by Elena Konzourova-Graeff, Head of Public-Private Partnerships, Business Development Life & Health Reinsurance (ME&Africa) Axa France, and Mrs Marloes Kibacha, Managing Director, Africa Health Business Universal Health Coverage (UHC) has been globally defined as; “all people receiving quality health…
Healthy women are the cornerstones of healthy economies and societies. But women’s health rarely gets the attention that it deserves. By focusing on women’s health and working together
The Female Condom: Empowering Women By Increasing Choice and Agency in Their Sexual Reproductive Health
The Female Condom: Empowering Women by Increasing Choice and Agency in their Sexual and Reproductive Health Co-authored by Frederiek Chatfield, Executive Director Global Public Sector, Female Health Company, and Dr Daniella Munene, Head of Consulting, Africa Health Business According to UNAIDS, sexual transmission accounts for over 90% of all new HIV infections worldwide; and evidence…
Women’s Health: Eliminating Barriers to Obstetric-Gynaecological Care Using Advanced, Safe and Ergonomic Equipment
Women’s Health: Eliminating Barriers to Obstetric-Gynaecological Care Using Advanced, Safe and Ergonomic Equipment Co-authored by David Hledík, Area Sales Manager, LINET MEA and Ms Catherine Wanjiru, Project Associate, Africa Health Business Despite advances in pre and post-natal healthcare, maternal mortality remains at unacceptable levels and renders a heavy burden on the world’s economies and health…
As of March 2022, Africa had a population of approximately 1.4 billion people. The health needs of this population are massive, and they are increasing by the day. Unfortunately,
A recent report from the UN revealed that in Africa the pandemic worsened inequalities between women and men, with services like maternal care and sexual and reproductive healthcare being negatively affected.
In 2021, we invited women from around the world to take the microphone and add their voice to the digital “Wall of Voices” at HereForHerHealth. Women responded, sharing powerful perspectives, permitting their faces and voices to be seen
No Woman Should Die During Childbirth: Blood Safety and Maternal Health Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa
In the context of maternal deaths, the shortage of blood directly contributes to high maternal mortality from postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) in these countries.
Not “If” or “When,” But “How” The Private Sector Can Advance Women’s Health and Well-Being in Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to about 15% of the global population, but accounts for more than a quarter of the global disease burden in human and financial costs.