The developed world has long had the problem of multimorbidity. It's now becoming more prevalent in the developing world as well.
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 […]
The Nigerian terrorist organization Boko Haram caused an international sensation in 2014 by kidnapping nearly 300 girls from a boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria. Their crime, in the view of the group, was simply attending school. The social media movement #BringBackOurGirls was able to nothing to secure their release. Now, it looks as though a […]
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been sick for some time with an illness that has not been disclosed. Earlier this year, he went to the United Kingdom to seek treatment and some around him say his health is deteriorating. It is much more common for African politicians to maintain the privacy of their health as opposed […]