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A systematic review of the literature on self-management interventions and discussion of their potential relevance for people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

A systematic review of the literature on self-management interventions and discussion of their potential relevance for people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Jan 30; Authors: Aantjes CJ, Ramerman L, Bunders JF Abstract OBJECTIVE: This study systematically reviews the literature on self-management interventions provided by health care teams, community partners, patients […]

Africa: Q&A – Omotade Akin Aina On Expanding PhDs in Africa

[SciDev.Net]The National Research Foundation in South Africa, in partnership with Carnegie Corporation of New York, is hosting a workshop on excellence in doctoral programmes in sub-Saharan Africa (27-29 October) in Gauteng, South Africa. Go to Source Tags: Business_Finance, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Technology_Internet, sub-saharan africa

Infographic: Why it’s Africa’s turn for an economic boom

Africa now has a $2 trillion economy, and it’s poised to keep growing–fast. A click-through infographic in the Harvard Business Review blog shows seven reasons why Africa’s economy is growing faster than those of all other continents, and why its global economic spotlight will beginto shine brighter. Here are some of our favorite, most promising […]

How will crops fare under climate change? Depends on how you ask (Global Change Biology)

p5rn7vb By Morgan Kelly, Office of Communications: Princeton Journal Wtach The damage scientists expect climate change to do to crop yields can differ greatly depending on which type of model was used to make those projections, according to research based at Princeton University. The problem is that the most dire scenarios can loom large in […]

UNC-Malawi cancer pathology laboratory is a model for Sub-Saharan Africa

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Since 2011, the University of North Carolina has partnered with the government of Malawi to establish a pathology laboratory in the nation’s capital, building on an existing decades-long collaboration. The laboratory has provided an invaluable service to patients and has also built capacity at a national teaching hospital, according to an analysis of the first […]