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Addressing health financing in Africa

Health financing describes the ways in which countries raise funds and purchase healthcare services for their populations. Health financing in Africa provides insights into innovative solutions, as many health systems …

An example of South-South cooperation

The Bandung Conference of 1955 and sister conferences (in Cairo 1957, Conakry 1960, and Moshi 1963) were milestones for South-South cooperation. The Afro-Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organisation At the Cairo Conference, …

Chinese barefoot doctors in Tanzania

Prior to Tanzania’s independence, there had been no national rural healthcare system. After 1961, the government remained largely dependent on foreign assistance for staffing, medication and equipment for its health …

South-South knowledge circulation

What is “South-South Knowledge Circulation” and “Theory from the South”? In this video, our lead educator Tanja Hammel and our expert Andrea Kifyasi investigate. In order to understand African contributions …

Learning from Africa

The strategies and practices that improve healthcare in Africa may become the very strategies and practices that are effective on a global scale. This is the basic hypothesis that we …