Author: Anthony Aisi

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Forced, early marriage: Ayatollah’s story

For millions of girls in Egypt, reaching puberty can be the first step towards a forced marriage. Too often, girls are taken out of school, isolated f ...

Universal primary education ‘a mirage’ as 30 million African children out of school

Nearly 30 million African children of primary school age, mostly girls, are out of school, a new report from Plan International suggests. ...

Kenya: Food industry commits to reaching 27 million with more nutritious food

A five-year partnership with industry to reach around 27 million Kenyans with nutritionally fortified wheat flour, vegetable oil and maize meal was la ...

Improving nutrition in Africa

A new program to help deliver improved nutrition to Africa was designed at a workshop in Nairobi earlier this month. ...

Human rights violations report launches in Kenya

People living with HIV (PLHIV) continue to face human rights violations despite Kenya’s long struggle and progress in the HIV/AIDS epidemic. ...

Paedriatic nurses gathers to improve maternal health in Kenya

Ways to accelerate the improvement of infant health in Kenya are being debated in Mombasa today as Kenya's Paediatric Nurses Annual Scientific Confere ...

Women in Burundi, Rwanda and Angola to benefit from anti-haemorrhaging drug

The provision misoprotsol, a drug that can be used to both induce labour and prevent haemorrhaging, is being expanded in various low income countries ...

More active promotion of medical guidelines is needed to save children’s lives, study finds

Studies in low income countries have repeatedly shown that health workers barely comply with global, evidence-based clinical guidelines when managing ...

Nutrition campaign launches in Kenya

Nestle’s Equatorial Africa region (EAR) on Wednesday (23 May 2012) launched a consumer awareness campaign focusing on nutrition and the impact of nutr ...

‘One in five’ women in labour face disrespect and abuse finds Kenyan Population Council

One in five women giving birth in Kenyan health facilities face disrespect and abuse, according to the latest figures released by the Kenyan Populatio ...
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