Policy and Development

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MDGs countdown to 2015: Why Africa looks to China for development

July 3, 2015

In his excellent Comment summarising the 2015 Countdown process (April 12, p 1237), Richard Horton expresses “concern for a stronger and more just society, one that values every life…”. How will this be seen from an African point of view? Horton has previously demonstrated that his concern is ...

Who should be the next minister of health? A case for Ali Pate

June 25, 2015

Dr Ali Pate, former Minister of Health for State As the head of the Presidential Task Force on Polio Eradication cum Executive Director/CEO of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Pate brought renewed vigor into the fight and inspired confidence among his staff and ...

Path to putting health on the political agenda in Africa

June 19, 2015

Photo credit: United Nations Health issues are hardly made election or political issue among African countries generally. Therefore, it is important for a medium to exist whereby both lay persons, professionals and policymakers can be engaged with health policy analysis, needful health information, ...

In China, NGOs tread lightly over new law | Devex

May 26, 2015

A view of the Great Hall of the People, the meeting place of the Chinese parliament in Beijing. A new law aims to regulate international nongovernmental organizations’ operations in the country. Photo by: Remko Tanis / CC BY-NC-ND The early June deadline for public consultation over a draft ...
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