US Aid Workers Evacuated From Sierra Leone Over Ebola Fears (International Business Times)

March 15, 2015

This file photo shows a doctor putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated. A group of U.S. aid workers have been evacuated from West Africa…

B.C. doctor delivers unusual foreign aid to Haiti by teaching surgeons to perform safer circumcisions (National Post)

B.C. doctor delivers unusual foreign aid to Haiti by teaching surgeons to perform safer circumcisions (National Post)

March 15, 2015

Handout Dr. Jerry Bonhomme, foreground, practices newly learned circumcision techniques as Vancouver’s Dr. Neil Pollock looks on in Port au Prince, Haiti. In Neil Pollock’s home province of British Columbia, a group called Foreskin Pride has actually held protests against circumcision, the…

From the flu to Ebola, N.J. hospitals have to prepare for every infectious disease (NJ.com)

March 13, 2015

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital nurse Eliza Espinoza dresses for a drill on handling highly infectious patients. By SUSAN BLOOM | For INSIDE JERSEY magazine As an ambulance pulls up to the emergency entrance at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New…

AfDB Helps Build Regional Capacity On Value for Money in Social Service Delivery for SADC Officials

March 12, 2015

Although African economies have performed better in the past 10 years, the continent is yet to achieve meaningful progress in critical areas such as the health-related Millennium Development Goals. Africa still struggles with a high burden of disease, in addition to rising…