Angola Votes as Corruption Probes Weigh on Country

Angola Votes as Corruption Probes Weigh on Country

Angola voted today in an election that will send a new face to the presidency after Jose Eduardo dos Santos held the office for the previous thirty-eight years. Most forecasters expect his chosen successor from The People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), Joao Lourenco, to win handily. After Angola’s independence from Portugal in […]

Why the number of people with more than one chronic condition is rising in Africa

The developed world has long had the problem of multimorbidity. It's now becoming more prevalent in the developing world as well.

Why the number of people with more than one chronic condition is rising in Africa

More and more people around the world are getting sick with two or more health conditions at the same time. For example, people are increasingly coping with two chronic non-infectious diseases, like hypertension and diabetes. Or they will have a chronic infectious disease like HIV and a chronic non-infectious disease like asthma. The co-existing conditions […]