Monthly Archives: March 2020

Strengthening public private partnerships in health in Africa: right timing; challenged beyond capacity or both?

The role of the private sector in attaining the objectives of the health sector is gaining increasing recognition, especially in low income countries. Arguably, the private sector is not a new player in health. Indeed, the World Bank has advanced the ideology of private sector provision of health services as far back as the days… Read more »

Developing World Health

Antimicrobial use and resistance in animals and environment in Africa


Despite the potential spread of antimicrobial resistant organisms, there has been little focus on antimicrobial resistance surveillance programme specific for animal and environment across Africa. A recent review published in Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control investigated all the information on the status of antimicrobial use, resistance and surveillance systems in food animals and the environment across the continent.

Developing World Health