From a lack of hospital beds and ambulances, to the use of expired ARVs, Key Correspondents' health blogs document the impact inadequate healthcare resources have on community health.

Key Correspondents also report announcements from transnational bodies, governments and non governmental organisations relating to money for health, and the impact spending boosts and cuts are having on ordinary people's attempts to stay healthy.

KCs also examine the way international agreements such as Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights affect the treatment people living in resource poor settings receive.


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Private healthcare in Kampala, Uganda

James Kityo speaks to two women at a private hospital in Kampala, Uganda. more
February 14, 2013 1 Comments

Drugs, facilities and solar power – but no midwife

The story of a rural Ugandan health centre. more
February 4, 2013 0 Comments

A tale of two grounded ambulances in Luwero, Uganda

For over two years, two ambulances have now been
grounded at Luwero Health Centre IV, Kasana after failure to maintain and 
repair them. more
January 21, 2013 0 Comments

Zimbabwe’s humanitarian situation improves

Zimbabwe’s humanitarian situation is reported to be improving, resulting in the United Nation’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs appealing for approximately half of the resources originally requested in 2012. more
January 21, 2013 0 Comments

Investment in millet research will boost communities’ livelihoods, says leading academic

The Ugandan government should allocate more funding to millet research as it has the greatest food value and would boost the livelihoods of communities in Teso, eastern Uganda. more
January 8, 2013 0 Comments

HIV group accuses Batoka hospital’s ARV clinic of failing people living with HIV

Livingstone, Zambia: A HIV positive group has accused Batoka hospital’s antiretroviral clinic of failing to properly support people living with HIV, especially young people. more
January 7, 2013 1 Comments

Japan donates $343 to Global Fund – its most generous year yet

Japan has made a second donation of US$ 127 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis bringing its total contribution for 2012 to US$343 million – the country’s highest contribution in 10 years. more
December 14, 2012 0 Comments

GlaxoSmithKline tops 2012 Access to Medicines Index

GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, has ranked highest in the Access to Medicines (ATM) Index for the third time. more
November 30, 2012 0 Comments