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Win a free Spring Break Trip To Africa in 2019!

5th of September 2018

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Ways to Improve Healthcare in Africa

19th of March 2018

Minister Bibeau concludes visit to West Africa and announces humanitarian relief and new funding for women’s health   February 9, 2018 – Abuja, Nigeria – Global Affairs Canada Canada champions sexual and reproductive health and rights for all women and girls globally, particularly the poorest and most vulnerable, to ensure they have access to the […]

The Futampaf Manhood Rites of Passage Program

15th of March 2018

Futampaf is a term from the Jola language that literally meaning “transforming boys into men.” This process traditionally occurs during a special rites of passage ceremony for adolescent village boys.  During Futampaf  boys learn to take responsibility for themselves, their actions, and most importantly their families. The purpose of the ceremony also includes learning the […]

Healthcare in Africa

12th of September 2017

In 2006, just before the economic turmoil, United States hospitals provided $28.8 billion dollars worth of care for patients who had no form of medical insurance (uncompensated care).1 This is twice the amount proposed for the entire budget (R100 billion) of the South African National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme.

Health Systems and Primary Health Care in the Africa Region-WHO

12th of September 2017

A weak national health system can be viewed as an important contributor to poverty and inequity in the African Region. Persons who are in poor health less frequently move up and more frequently move down the social ladder than healthy persons.


12th of September 2017

Request more information on the following projects: The Africa Summer Medical Education Project (ASMEP).   The Africa Medical Enrichment Program (AMEP).


12th of September 2017

Of all regions, sub-Saharan Africa has the highest rates of education exclusion. Over one-fifth of children between the ages of about 6 and 11 are out of school, followed by one-third of youth between the ages of about 12 and 14. According to UIS data, almost 60% of youth between the ages of about 15 […]

TED TALKS: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – Doing Business in Africa

12th of September 2017

We know the negative images of Africa — famine and disease, conflict and corruption. But, says Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, there’s another, less-told story happening in many African nations: one of reform, economic growth and business opportunity.

TED TALKS: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – Aid vs Trade

12th of September 2017

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former finance minister of Nigeria, sums up four days of intense discussion on aid versus trade on the closing day of TEDGlobal 2007, and shares a personal story explaining her own commitment to this cause.

TED TALKS: Andrew Mwenda

12th of September 2017

In this provocative talk, journalist Andrew Mwenda asks us to reframe the “African question” — to look beyond the media’s stories of poverty, civil war and helplessness and see the opportunities for creating wealth and happiness throughout the continent.