MasterCard Foundation is hosting the First Young Africa Works Summit between October 29 and 30, 2015. The main objective of the event is to find practical solutions for youth employment and entrepreneurship within the agricultural sector. The event will bring together about 300 key influencers, including youth and representatives from government, development organisations and
The Ministry of Health – Kenya together with partners including the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) will host the 1st Adolescent Health Symposium in Nairobi from October 27 – 28, 2015 to discuss the wellbeing of adolescents and also provide a platform for sharing innovations and strategies towards improving adolescent health. This symposium
Eliya Zulu, executive director at the African Institute for Development Policy, tells Devex what the big question mark is when it comes to integrated development. There are 17 goals and 169 targets in the SDGs, which have been described like a network — each reliant on the other, therefore encouraging more cross-sector, integrated work.
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) latest guideline on when to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) among people living with HIV and on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV is good news and a step closer towards closing the tap of the HIV epidemic. The guideline recommends the initiation of ART in adults living with HIV, regardless