Nairobi HDSS: Long and Healthy lives for all Africans achievable within a generation

4 Nov 2017

Lancet brought up the subject in his opening remarks at the launch of the Lancet Commission report on the future of health in Africa.Fairy tales are usually not the subject of discussions at scientific research institutions. But on September 14, 2017, Dr. Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief at The "Sub-Saharan African countries have been described as a group of sleeping beauties, under the influence of a cruel fairy hoping for a Prince Charming," he said in his keynote remarks at the APHRC campus. "However, the message of the report is one of hope: the continent can attain the same opportunities for health and long life as the rest of the world by 2030." To realize this vision, a radical shift in policy and practice is necessary. Read more