Invest More to Defeat Killer Diseases, Kenyan President Tells African Nations
|09/16/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Thursday that ending diseases like AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa was within reach if countries spent more on healthcare which would ensure their people stayed healthy, and boost their economies.
In an exclusive blog for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Kenyatta credited international donors for helping Africa to make “tremendous gains” in fighting these diseases, which in the 1990s killed millions of people on the continent every year.
But more investment from African governments was needed, he said.
“We are at a point where we can defeat these diseases and end them as public health threats,” Kenyatta read more >>>