Faced with more stringent regulations and plummeting sales in the developed west, the tobacco industry’s future hinges on the hope of a sales boom in emerging markets in Africa and Asia. Africa, with its fast growing youthful population and rising prosperity, is even more appealing. This article discusses some of the hidden truths of the tobacco industry.
This book “Survival” highlights two of our greatest social problems: changing the way we relate to the planet and to each other, and confronting how we use technology (dataism) for the benefit of humankind and the planet.
Graduate interns to learn and contribute to the data section of the Unit by engaging in development of data entry tools, quality control, analysis and data extraction.
The South African Field Epidemiology Training Programme (SAFETP) is requesting applications for the incoming 2019 class from qualified health professionals with an interest in public health and commitment to public service.
The role of the activity manager is to define, coordinate and monitor the medical activities and pilots/studies under his/her responsibility according to MSF protocols, standards and procedures.
Commonwealth Medical Fellowships are for mid-career medical staff from low and middle income countries, to enhance their clinical skills.
The Global Journal of Medicine and Public Health is a peer reviewed, open access journal, with an international editorial board. Integrating biomedical, social and environmental sciences, we welcome a wide range of contributions with an emphasis on development and lower income settings in order to support the evidence base for disease prevention and control. Some […]
The conference covers broad subject matter expertise in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, research methods, implementation science.
The conference will provide a forum to explore the innovations in areas of clinical trial and innovative therapeutics research.
Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026.
The Data Scientist will be working with large and often complex health data sets, analysing data elements and health indicators.
MSF is looking for an epidemiologist responsible for the monitoring, evaluation, and operational research around MSF Khayelitsha project’s annual objectives.
The theme for ICUH 2018 which will be held from 26-30 November 2018 in Kampala, Uganda is Managing Urbanisation for Health: A Priority for All Nations.
The New Master’s aims at training the next generation of health systems researchers and managers in Africa.
We need new point of care diagnostic tests for tuberculosis, be able to accurately distinguish between TB infection and TB disease and have tests which accurately predict cure.
Many people worldwide who fall ill with Tuberculosis have no access to quality care, hence increasing efforts to close this enormous gap will be crucial in the forthcoming years to effectively reduce TB incidence and mortality worldwide.
The publication writing course will be run in Stellenbosch, South Africa from the morning of Tuesday 4th September 2018 to lunchtime on Friday 7th September 2018.
Build your skills in Pharmaceutical Policy and Management and Medicines Supply Chain Management at the University of the Western Cape Winter School.
Magnetism and light have been combined in a test that can diagnose malaria in under two minutes without the need to take blood.
The main aim of the MyTherapy app is to promote adherence by consistently reminding users to take their medication until they have done so.
The EVIDENCE conferences are the biggest platform for evidence-informed decision making enthusiasts across Africa creating invaluable networks and partnerships.
We are looking for a an experienced scientist and invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Cochrane South Africa.
The next step for how science can boost healthcare in Africa is ‘implementation science’ — working out how best to apply research findings and provide services.
Why the world is just waking up to the power of immunisations to tackle cholera and how we’re learning more with every rainy season.
Key responsibilities will include the education and clinical training of BPharm and postgraduate students in the School of Pharmacy and in clinical settings.
Applicants for the research fellow position must be Africans residing on the African continent who do not possess citizenship or permanent residence status in South Africa.
This course is for anyone who wants to know more about epidemiology and its related job prospects.
Join MEASURE Evaluation on February 22 at 9am EST for a one-hour webinar on a new short course on qualitative evaluation methods for professionals in developing countries.
A recent study showed that obesity levels increased statistically significant in 17 countries over a 25 year period.
Health Committees are potentially critical vehicles for community voice in health systems. Capacity building materials for Health Committee training are now available.