millennium development goals

Global malaria deaths drop 60% over the last 15 years

Global malaria control is one of the great public health success stories of this century, but while it has been tamed, it has not been defeated, according to the WHO director-general. A joint report by Unicef and WHO found malaria deaths had decreased globally by 60% since 2000.

Mobile clinic to help township residents

mobile-clinic---thumbA mobile clinic for Joburg's destitute northern townships is just one legacy of the sixth and latest Cape Town to Cairo roadshow, an annual event by Philips and its partners focusing on health and well-being in Africa.

South Africa has made progress on Millennium Development Goals – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has informed the United Nations that South Africa has made great strides in achieving some of the Millennium Development Goals set by world countries 14 years ago.

SA on track for Millennium goals

South Africa is well on the way to meeting its Millennium Development Goals before the 2015 deadline, according to a government report detailing the country's challenges and successes in poverty alleviation and sustainable social development.