Zambia adds co-packaged ORS and zinc to Essential Medicines List

The final Steering & Learning Group Meeting for the KYTS Programme was held in Lusaka on 6-Sep-18. The meeting was chaired by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Dr Kennedy Malama. At this meeting Dr Malama confirmed that the Ministry of Health, through their Formulary Committee, had added co-packaged ORS and Zinc to […]

Intelligence from Kenya and Uganda

We have been in Pretoria today staying with Judy and Ian Goldman. Ian is a member of the ColaLife Virtual Advisory Board. The focus has been on catching up with emails and amongst these was this great report from ColaLife supporter Stewart Martin who is just back from a trip to Kenya and Uganda. Hi […]

Cape Town Diary | Day 3 | Equity Bank

Jane Berry shows James Mwangi how neatly an AidPod fits in a crate… or is she just begging for funds? I’m grabbing a few moments immediately following a session by Dr James Mwangi of Equity Bank (Kenya) at the ‘Financing Business Innovation’ event here in Cape Town to try and capture the inspiration I feel. […]

Another water sterilisation option? Colloidal Silver (CS)

I had a very interesting meeting yesterday morning (18/4/11) with Lindsay Smith who is working for World Health Alliance International to broaden the market for SilverDYNE from beyond its use today in disaster relief situations. SilverDYNE is a silver-based product that sterlises water at the point of use. One 30ml bottle is enough to sterilise […]

Coca-Cola Campaign to be discussed on the BBC World Service

On Sunday (13/7/08) at 5am (BST) I’ll be on my bike on my way to BBC Bush House for the Weekend edition of The World Today on the BBC World Service. I’ll be discussing the Coca-Cola Campaign with a panel of people which includes a Professor of Econmic Development from Kenya who will be in […]