‘I Am Greater Than HIV’. An Interview with Doreen Moraa

Jemima Jordan Empower, Global Health, Youth, Youth Empowerment

With a recent study showing that men whose HIV infection was fully suppressed by antiretroviral drugs had no chance of infecting their partner, it would be easy to think that the hard work in overcoming the HIV epidemic is over. However, as the ‘State of African Women’ report, published in 2018, shows, there is a still some way to go when it …

World Malaria Day – heralding a vaccine breakthrough

Eoghan Walsh Advance, Global Health

World Malaria Day on April 25 heralded some fantastic news – our partners at PATH’s Malaria Vaccine Initiative announced that they, together with pharmaceutical company GSK, have been working on a malaria vaccine that has now been given regulatory approval by the European Medicines Agency. This is big news – malaria still kills millions of people around the world, and …

What Does Family Planning Mean To You?

Jemima Jordan Advance, Female Empowerment, Global Health, Youth

Family planning, to my understanding, is about how you see your life, not just how many kids you want to have, it’s about how you want your life to be and what goals you want to achieve. -Daniel Mboya, Group Leader, Tarumbeta Afrika In my understanding, family planning means having children according to your means and financial stability. It’s important …