Tuberculosis in Malawian prisons: A public health concern

Reports of increased tuberculosis (TB) infections in Malawi prisons call for urgent systemic and policy action to improve living conditions in prisons across the country. Six cases of multidrug resistance TB (MDR-TB) have been reported, posing a high risk of a surge in MDR-TB cases in Malawi.

A safe space in the workplace: Ending violence against women and girls

A workplace without violence against women would look like a place where women feel safe, respected, and celebrated as individuals and professionals. It is a place where women do not have to tolerate inappropriate, sexual, or discriminatory remarks by others. Rather, women know that they can confidentially report and seek help if they ever

So you think politics will make your evidence “dirty”?

Having worked most of my work-life (since 2002) promoting and facilitating the use or consideration of evidence by policymakers in decision-making processes, I get very surprised when I encounter scientists who still believe and argue that scientists should steer clear of politics in their efforts to support the use of their evidence in decision-making.

The state of evidence use in the Kenyan Parliament

The legislative authority of the Republic of Kenya is derived from the people and is vested and exercised by the Parliament at the national level and county assemblies at subnational levels in accordance with the country’s Constitution. For Members of Parliament (MPs) to undertake the functions of Parliament of representation, oversight, legislation, and appropriation herebest bunk bed with stairs