Kenya’s vision for an equitable, rights-based health system fails to address specific health needs and barriers to accessing health care of vulnerable populations.

By Mohamed Isaack Maalim* Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin Joanne McVeigh** Centre for Global Health & School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin Hasheem Mannan*** Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne & Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin *Mohamed Isaack Maalim, Diploma Occupational Therapy, is an Occupational Therapist, and a Masters Candidate in the M.Sc.… Read more »

Increased economic productivity after suppressing malaria transmission in 14 African countries

Abstract Several endemic tropical diseases retard economic progress by devastating childhood development and also by reducing productivity in adults, especially among agricultural workers.  One of these diseases – malaria  – a major cause of death and disability – has been under attack on a large scale in Africa since 2005. … Read more »