News Category: Europe

16 / 02 / 2021

Cancer is the leading cause of death among people with diabetes in England

Diabetes affects 4.7 million people in the UK, and is caused by the body being unable to regulate blood sugar levels. Around 90 per cent have type 2 diabetes, which is associated with lifestyle factors such as high blood pressure and excess weight.

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24 / 01 / 2021

Assessing Differential Impacts of COVID-19 on BAME communities in the United Kingdom

The African Health Organization’s mandate aims to secure health for all, supporting research projects around the world addressing the on-going challenges regarding the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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16 / 06 / 2020

Priyam Deka honoured by University College London UCL

Priyam Deka is a first-year student studying Bsc Population Health and Data Science in the Institute of Epidemiology and Healthcare. She told us her experience of volunteering with Africa Health Organisation as a Grant Writer and how the role complemented her interests in healthcare with her aptitude for writing. "Using the free time I had for something that I considered meaningful felt productive."

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06 / 05 / 2020

AHO Response to Petition Calling For No Corona Virus Vaccine Trials in Africa

This past week has seen a global response of outrage and fury to suggestions made by two French scientists that Corona virus vaccine trials should be conducted in Africa. One response to these now infamous comments has been the creation of an online petition calling for no Corona virus vaccine trials in Africa, and it is to this petition that the African Health Organisation wishes to respond.

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20 / 02 / 2020

AHO to address poverty as girls who grow up in deprived areas are at increased risk of domestic violence

Violence committed by intimate partners is one of the most common forms of violence against women. In 2019, 6% – or one million women in the UK – reported having experienced physical, psychological, or sexual violence by a current or former partner in the last year alone.

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22 / 06 / 2019

AHO condemns violence against women shown in a chilling video of British minister and MP Mark Field

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) has condemend with strictiest sense violence against women as shown on the video of Mark field British MP and Minister against a climate protestor in London.

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