Here is something from a volunteer writer, Sogunle Omodamola. They attended the East African Virtual Improvement and Investment Summit on 27th April 2021. Below are summaries of 3 speeches from Amara Sophia Elahi, Nigel Crisp and Lesley Anne Long.

A speech by Amara Sophia Elahi…

IMPACT OF COVID-19 OF MEDICAL…

Written by Nathalie Diadhiou in April 2021, a volunteer writer for AHI

Due to racism and other socio-economic factors on a global scale, the black woman has the highest mortality rate unlike other ethnicities based on statistics gathered by the CDC [1].

During slavery, it was discovered that white scientists…

Written by Sellma Mahi

Healthcare services and medicine have evolved enormously in the past century. Many of the things we weren’t able to do are now routine practice. The development of medicine, however, didn’t come with an equally great awareness of social justice. Although healthcare is a human right, in…

Written by Harriet, originally an academic essay so forgive the amount of references.

Many countries that do not meet the minimum World Health Organisation (WHO) threshold of skilled health professionals needed to deliver basic health interventions fall in the South East Asia or Sub Saharan Africa Region (1,2). …

Written by Najima Bawa, Program Development & Quality Coordinator, AHI CEO

A few months ago while scrolling through Instagram I came across a post on @popworksafrica which read, “Remember white supremacy is not a shark; it is the water” by Guante. The emerging global movement on decolonizing global health stands…

Afro Health Initiative

Afrocentric brain gain​ platform engaging Africa’s diaspora for healthcare development

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