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Inventors Struggle to Protect Patents in Africa

Many inventors in Africa work in secret and fear the weak justice system in protecting their work through Intellectual Property rights. Figures from the World Property Organization (WIPO) showed that in 2013, there were 351 international applications filed from South...

How Ghana Has Reversed Exodus of Nurses

Ghana started a ban about a decade ago preventing newly qualified nurses from seeking employment abroad. The government agreed to fund the education of nurses in exchange for the agreement to work for five years in country. This has been effective in reversing the...

Drug Resistant Malaria Spreads Across Southeast Asia

Where are scientists and doctors having a hard time curing people of malaria? In Southeast Asia. It seems in 2008, doctors in Cambodia found that even the most powerful drugs were not curing people of malaria. Artemisinin-resistance malaria seems to be common in this...