Nairobi HDSS: Why the path to longer and healthier lives for all Africans is within reach

22 Sep 2017

 By Dr. Alex Ezeh, Prof Nelson Sewankambo and Dr Peter Piot via Conversation
There is huge diversity within and across the 49 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.  The challenges these countries face in achieving health outcomes that are at part with low and middle income countries in other regions of the world are numerous and diverse.  But they are not insuperable.The future of health in sub-Saharan Africa is the focus of a new major report.  “The path to longer and healthier lives for all Africans by 2030”.  This Lancet Commission report is the culmination of more than four years of work among leading African academics, researchers, policymakers, business leaders, civil society organizations and non-African collaborators. Read more