Mobile health service providers should empower their personnel through the provision of periodic training on good customer relations.
Some people think road crashes are destined to happen and drivers can do little to prevent them.
Overlapping disasters of COVID-19 and flooding could be a serious threat for Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.
It's important to unravel how disability is understood as a step towards improving the well-being of disabled people.
The poisoning incident in Guinea-Bissau represents a loss of around 5% of the estimated national population of Hooded Vultures, which makes up 22% of the entire global population.
West African countries are faced with the challenge of growing their grids while avoiding the climate impacts of increased fossil fuel use.
The mental health implications of child marriage on young girls are significant
Oversight over how Ghana's oil wealth is spent has become more important than ever.
Nigeria's pre-eminent position in Africa, lost to corruption and political patronage over the years, can be regained by putting its house in order.
News-making practices in private radio broadcasting in Ghana need a re-think.
Communities prepare better for flood disasters when they have been actively involved in communicating information.
As Nigeria battles COVID-19, systemic corruption and a low level of accountability in the health sector may undermine efforts to halt the devastating effect of the virus.
Nurses on the front lines of a pandemic need education, training and institutional support.
Ubuntu provides a language for people to participate in preventive action, even if this involves practices such as lockdowns.
More can be done to ease transitions for West African students in the United Kingdom.
With recent calls for their use in combating COVID-19, there are concerns that chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine might become unavailable to people who need them.
Military support for coronavirus responses must remain subordinate to public health expertise – and learn from previous epidemics.
The historic location provides a window into the potential of city tourism in Ghana.
Ghana's lack of a palliative care policy is posing a significant challenge to effective healthcare for cancer patients.
Nigeria has an alarming number of stunted children. This can hold back the country's long-term productivity if there is no intervention.