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.
James Kityo speaks to two women at a private hospital in Kampala, Uganda. more
The story of a rural Ugandan health centre. more
For over two years, two ambulances have now been
grounded at Luwero Health Centre IV, Kasana after failure to maintain and
repair them. more
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
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
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
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
A civil society initiative that aims to scale up and sustain improved access to medicines in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region has been launched in Lusaka, Zambia. more