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Warmer weather also pleases the mosquitos that spread Dengue fever, a sometimes fatal disease that has recoded a 30x increase in cases in 50 years. Up to 500m people suffer Dengue. Getting it once is bad, but a second infection … Continue reading
In Africa, motorcycles save lives by extending health care into poor and remote communities. Meet Thaele Seleke, the man responsible for keeping Riders for Health’s 120 motorcycles fit for purpose on the dirt roads and mountains of Lesotho.
When mothers have to walk for hours to access even basic health care for their babies many get no medical attention at all. Here Riders for Health show that with determination nowhere is so remote they can’t deliver health to … Continue reading
Fast diagnosis and treatment save lives. But if TB and HIV samples take weeks to get to the Lab and the results take weeks to get back, people die. Sometimes the simple things work best and this is a great … Continue reading
More amazing work by Riders for Health in Africa – battling TB and delivering health care to the people who need it most.