News Category: President's Corner

06 / 05 / 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 and Mental Health in Africa and monitoring by AHO

With much of the world under lockdown, mental health is a topic of increasing significance. Social distancing, remote working and stay-at-home orders have become the norm, and many are struggling to cope with rapidly changing lifestyles.

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06 / 05 / 2020

Coronavirus in Africa – what are the risks and what is AHO doing

While Africa has not yet seen the level of crisis as Europe and North America have, coronavirus cases and deaths have been rising exponentially across the continent. Following the virus’ arrival in Egypt on February 14th, every country on the continent, with the exception of Comoros and Lesotho, has reported cases.

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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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27 / 02 / 2020

Graciano Masauso answers questions about Coronavirus

Researchers want to know everything about the latest coronavirus, from its mortality rate to its origins, incubation period and much more, and they still have blanks to fill in

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20 / 02 / 2020

Graciano Masauso talks about everyday things that can lead to high blood pressure

Almost 30 per cent (one in every three adults) people suffer from hypertension. People as young as 25 are getting diagnosed with hypertension and the situation is clearly alarming.

High blood pressure is a lifestyle disease that can lead to not one but many other diseases. With our schedules getting busier and lifestyles getting worse, we really need to be careful in order not to fall prey to this most common health issue. In order to save yourself, you need to know what exactly causes hypertension.

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02 / 10 / 2019

Graciano Masauso talks of failure on Ebola as a symptom of dysfunctional healthcare systems in Africa

Four years later, the Ebola epidemic in west Africa is thankfully over but we are now more than a year into the outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Despite the new tools at our disposal—vaccines and antibody treatments that we dreamt about having in Sierra Leone—the global medical community is failing the people of the DRC.

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30 / 09 / 2019

AHO has plan to combat tropical and infectious diseases in Africa

More than a billion people across the world, mostly in low and lower- Middle income countries, are affected by neglected tropical diseases. Africa bears the most highest burden of these debilitating infections and at least one neglected tropical disease is endemic in most countries. AHO talks to Graciano Masauso, President of Africa Health Organisation (AHO).

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09 / 09 / 2019

Graciano Masauso talks about Diabetic Retinopathy which is irreversible and leads to vision impairment

Africa , like most continets is now experiencing a diabetes explosion. AHO has predicted that by 2045 the current 415 million people with diabetes , will rise to 562 million.

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27 / 03 / 2019

Welcome by the Founder and President Graciano Masauso

Welcome to Africa Health Organisation (AHO), our new international health agency for Africa and the Diaspora. Our mission is to lead strategic collaborative efforts among countries in Africa and other partners to promote equity in health, to combat disease, and to improve the quality of, and lengthen the lives of the peoples of Africa. AHO provides technical cooperation to African governments and deliver health service directly to people.

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