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Universal Health Coverage - Health for All
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is about ensuring all health services are available to all individuals and communities and that in obtaining these services no financial hardship is caused. Today December 12th 2016 is the 3rd annual international UHC day in the growing movement pushing for Health for All
Technology tackles healthcare corruption
Claudia Pagliari and colleagues argue in this important paper that many digital good governance interventions are driven by an assumption that transparency alone will effect change; however responsive feedback mechanisms are also likely to be necessary.
Staff honoured by African Academy of Sciences
Dr Francisca Mutapi has been elected as a Fellow of the African Academy of Science. The award has been made in honour of her significant contribution to global health research, and her specific focus on improving child health in Zimbabwe.
The "Business of eHealth"
This first conference on the "Business of eHealth" was held by Dr Olajide Adebola, a Commonwealth Global eHealth student in Nigeria
The prevalence of diabetes for all age-groups worldwide is estimated to be 4.4% by 2030. Type 1 diabetes accounts for 5-10% of the total cases of diabetes worldwide. 10% of subjects with Type 1 diabetes may have impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia and may benefit from islet transplantation. Diabetes is also the most common pregnancy disorder with the prevalence of type 1, type 2 and gestational (GDM) diabetes all increasing among women of childbearing age.