Africa makes significant progress on health

NEWSROOM (ADV) – The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Friday revealed that the African continent has significantly improved its health outcomes in recent decades. ECA Executive Secretary Vera Songwe told a high-level […]


Kenya strengthens access to anti-cancer drugs

NEWSROOM (ADV) – Kenya’s public health insurance, the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF), and Janssen, one of Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical companies, unveiled a joint partnership this Friday to improve access to medicines for patients with […]

HEALTH, South Sudan

South Sudan bans skin lightening cosmetics

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – South Sudan’s Drugs and Food Control Authority (DFCA) has banned all skin lightening cosmetics from being sold and imported in the country. Secretary General of DFCA Mawien Atem Mawien said […]