"I have put together five reasons why Nigeria should increase its health budget."
The sad reality is that in some countries the realisation of a malaria free society is a distant dream.
Tuberculosis (TB) knows no boundaries and can affect all people regardless of age, gender or social status. Two of Africa’s most powerful icons, Nobel Prize winners Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu contracted this disease, and survived. Their personal triumph gives hope to millions of people around the world that TB is treatable - and completely curable.
This year, these individuals and organisations decide to turn the concept of Valentine's Day on its head by sharing the love with vulnerable and disadvantaged members of their communities.
“Do not complain, never whine, make every effort to change the things you do not like, and do not die without having done something wonderful for humanity.” - Maya Angelou My name is Arafa Salim Said, I am the fourth child in a family of seven. I was diagnosed with sickle cell disease at the tender age of eight months and I have been an outright warrior ever since. Sickle cell disease is a severe hereditary form of anaemia which mutates haemoglobin...
The highlight of my weekend was watching a 200-strong crowd shout in unison: Poverty is Sexist. We were gathered on International Women’s Day to launch ONE’s new campaign in the presence of government and UN officials, action/2015 partners, celebrities, the media and over 200 ONE supporters at Indaba Conference Centre in Johannesburg.