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Nurses and midwives can make a significant impact in managing and preventing the leading causes of death. Shutterstock

Africa can and must do more to support nurses and midwives

Adequate numbers of healthy and motivated health professionals are also critical to governments’ effective responses to public health emergencies such as COVID-19.
A worldwide study is showing that there are more young people having strokes than ever. Shutterstock / Feng Yu

Strokes more common, especially among the young

An international study published in The Lancet today shows stroke is becoming more common and affecting more young people…

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