OPEN LETTER TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE WORLD BANK IN SUPPORT OF DR. NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA’S CANDIDACY FOR PRESIDENT Dear Honourable Board of Directors, As the Graduates of the NEPAD Business Foundation African Leadership Programme (NBF-ALP) we proactively contribute towards changes that support good governance. We collaborate in ways that aim at ensuring inclusiveness […]
João L. Carapinha, Brook K. Baker The spice trade of antiquity and contemporary medicine trade appear to share much in common. For centuries, Greeks and Romans traded spice with Asia using trade routes over land and sea to India and China. They were the Indian-Roman routes and Incense routes with paths crossing the Red Sea […]
Aljazeera’s Inside Story covered the news that 13 MNCs are teaming up to target neglected diseases. The Gates Foundation also came to the party with significant funding. The video has interventions from: Lorenzo Savioli (WHO), Mario Ottiglio (IFPMA), and Tito Von Schoen-Angerer (MSF). Why now? Many of the neglected diseases have been around for decades […]
Read the full email discussion on this topic. January 19, 2012 The point has been lost in the recent correspondence, I think. The purpose of the comments by Anthony, Stuart, Terry and mine focused on a method to understand Mbeki’s contribution. Anthony told us to “play the ball and not the man”, Stuart highlighted that […]
Carapinha, J. (2008) Private pharmacies in an integrated approach to HIV/AIDS services. Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS, 2008 December; 5(4): 206-209.
This article explores the need for an integrated approach that includes private pharmacies to meet the growing demand for HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment services in South Africa.
In preparation for the World Cup in South Africa next year, this is definitely a dance worth learning! It’s pretty easy … check it out! Diski Dance demonstration from BIG Media on Vimeo. Source