Tag Archives: non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

Africa’s gene firm makes into Fast Company’s 2020 World’s Most Innovative Companies List

54gene, the African genomics research, services and development company has been named in Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020. The list honours the businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today’s fast-changing world. This year’s MIC

Kenya: NCDs leading cause of death of older people, Global AgeWatch Insights report reveals

The number of deaths attributable to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Kenya is on the rise, according to the Kenya findings of Global AgeWatch Insights 2018, a new report from HelpAge International and AARP. Kenya has seen an increase of cases of non-communicable diseases, with the Ministry of Health reporting they are responsible for over 55%

NCDs Debilitating Africans over 60, Global AgeWatch Insights reveals

By Adlyne Wangusi Africans are more likely to live with disabilities caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in their later years than any other health problem, a new joint report by the HelpAge International and AARP reveals. According to Global AgeWatch Insights, studies from around the world show that NCDs, like Cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases (like

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