The current state of health systems in sub-Saharan Africa: what prospects?

Health systems in sub-Saharan Africa reflect chronic technical and human underdevelopment. A better understanding of these deficiencies is essential to bring the African health economy closer to international standards, which have been steadily rising in recent years thanks to major medical advances. This public health issue goes beyond the African continent. It is one of the major challenges of tomorrow, which the world must rise to if it is not to upset the increasingly fragile social and geopolitical balance of the world.

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Africa: can food inflation generate new food riots?

Are the beginnings of new "food riots" visible in sub-Saharan Africa, following the example of the deadly violence in Sierra Leone on August 10, 2022? Soaring food prices are sparking fears of social unrest across the continent. In a report on food security published on July 29, 2022, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) unrolls a long list of double-digit inflation in many African countries.

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S&P Global Ratings concerned about Ghana’s debt, which has become very high

S&P is the third agency to consider that the evolution of Ghana's economic parameters makes its ability to repay its debt, owed to both local and international creditors, uncertain. A decision likely to provoke further controversy.

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