When it comes to the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes, a combination of regular exercise, maintaining a healthy body weight, and following evidenced-based dietary recommendations remains sound guidance for the general population. However, in combination with recent technological advances, the emerging… Read More ›
Month: February 2018
Despite being the worst performing region as a whole, Africa has several countries that consistently push back against corruption, and with notable progress.
Despite faster growth than its regional peers over the last decade, partly driven by capital-intensive mining and infrastructure projects, the IMF says Lesotho is still faced with high levels of unemployment, poverty, and inequality persist. On February 14, 2018, the… Read More ›
Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG) with a large international consortium leading the effort, the U.S. investigators hope to enroll 30 adult patients from 15 intensive care units in the trials. NIAID is supporting the domestic sites with a grant to… Read More ›
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated after concluding the Article IV consultation with Somalia On February 21, 2018, that despite a severe drought and sporadic terrorist attacks, Somalia avoided a significant economic slowdown in 2017 with support from… Read More ›
A new clinical study led by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, will follow 500 people over five years to learn more about the natural history of early age-related macular degeneration (AMD). By using the… Read More ›
This is a guest blog post by Anthony Carroll. Anthony is founding director of Acorus Capital, a private equity fund investing in Africa, and a vice president of Manchester Trade Limited, an international business advisory firm. He has over forty… Read More ›