Africa faces the world’s most dramatic health crisis. Accounting for 24% of the global disease burden, the challenges the continent faces are many and complex, with growing inequities in access to health services and health outcomes across the region. Furthermore, the WHO estimates that NCDs are likely to surpass the toll of sickness and death from infectious disease by 2030, with cancer, type-2 diabetes and heart disease the biggest killers.Read more
In November 2014, iheed partnered with John's Hopkins University to deliver the world's foremost event for Technology in Global Health Education, the GEThealth Summit. Eilis O'Regan summarises the event.
An article written for journal.ie in regard to novel methods of communicating can break down discrimination and dangerous misinformation.Read more
Back in 2014, we were asked to write a guest post for the Huff post focusing on mhealth and how it can be more involved in training healthworkers across the globe.Read more