Challenges in African Healthcare Delivery Part 2 – An Overview

Last week, we began a discourse on challenges in African Healthcare delivery by focusing on the six pillars as described by the WHO which are service delivery, healthcare workforce, health information systems, medicines & technologies, finances, & leadership/government. These are the foundation for any system of healthcare delivery. We have identified that there are structural […]

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COVID-19 Advice

I have had a few requests for my advice on Covid-19. I am intentionally cautious because there is so much good and bad advice already out there. However, in light of lockdowns being reviewed in many countries, I have distilled my fact-based advice to 4 key points. One final thought on this topic for now. […]

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Challenges in African Healthcare Delivery Part 1 – An Introduction

In 2007, the WHO produced a framework for healthcare systems; they described 6 pillars which are as follows: 1. Service Delivery 2. Healthcare Workforce 3. Health Information Systems 4. Medicines and Technologies 5. Financing 6. Leadership/Governance Currently in most African countries there are structural issues in all of these pillars. To begin to purposefully and […]

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