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Newswise: Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

Iowa State University

A new study finds that while the current United States administration’s policies in Africa may appear undeveloped, there are distinct trends and tendencies that have the potential to negatively impact Africa’s economic growth.

Channels: All Journal News, Economics, Government/Law, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Politics, African News,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: South African ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo to hold master class at UIC

South African ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo to hold master class at UIC

University of Illinois at Chicago

The ensemble will take part in course, “Music and Career Forum,” to increase students’ perspectives on the way music and musicians operate.

Channels: All Journal News, Arts and Entertainment, Education, African News,

Released:
14-Nov-2019 3:15 PM EST
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Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Intended to help human, planetary health, EAT-Lancet diet too costly for 1.6 billion people
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    7-Nov-2019 6:30 PM EST

Intended to help human, planetary health, EAT-Lancet diet too costly for 1.6 billion people

Tufts University

A new study estimates that the Eat-Lancet Commission reference diet -- meant to improve both human and planetary health -- would be unaffordable for at least 1.58 billion people, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The study is published today in The Lancet Global Health.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Health, Food Science, Nutrition, Poverty, African News, Southeast Asia News, Staff Picks,

Released:
6-Nov-2019 1:20 PM EST
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Newswise: How to improve epilepsy care in Africa? Include traditional healers, schoolchildren and the guy next door

How to improve epilepsy care in Africa? Include traditional healers, schoolchildren and the guy next door

International League Against Epilepsy

In Mozambique, most people with epilepsy don’t seek treatment. So the country took on an intimidating challenge: Diagnose and treat more people by increasing awareness, reducing stigma, improving medication access, and partnering with traditional healers.

Channels: All Journal News, Epilepsy, Healthcare, Mental Health, Religion, Rural Issues, African News, Local - Texas,

Released:
31-Oct-2019 1:35 PM EDT
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Newswise: Project partners researchers, librarians and AI to fight hunger

Project partners researchers, librarians and AI to fight hunger

Cornell University

Ceres2030, a global effort led by International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is employing machine learning, librarian expertise and cutting-edge research analysis to use existing knowledge to help eliminate hunger by 2030.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Artificial Intelligence, Food Science, Poverty, African News, South America News, Southeast Asia News,

Released:
28-Oct-2019 4:10 PM EDT
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'DNA Time Capsule' Reveals Birthplace of Modern Humans

University of Sydney

A landmark study led by Sydney researchers pinpoints the birthplace of modern humans in southern Africa and suggests how climate change may have driven the first migrations.

Channels: All Journal News, Evolution and Darwin, Genetics, Archaeology and Anthropology, Environmental Science, Nature (journal), Staff Picks, Climate Science, African News,

Released:
28-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Harvard Medical School

Barely half of authors of more than 7,000 research papers on health in sub-Saharan Africa come from the country studied in the paper. More than two-thirds of these studies include authors from the U.S., Canada, Europe or a different African country. Overall, about half of first authors were from the country studied. In papers that included co-authors from top U.S. universities, fewer than one in four first authors were from the country studied.

Channels: All Journal News, Ethics and Research Methods, Healthcare, Race and Ethnicity, African News,

Released:
21-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Research Results
Newswise: Ghana’s President Speaks at Rutgers About Africa’s Movement from Poverty to Prosperity

Ghana’s President Speaks at Rutgers About Africa’s Movement from Poverty to Prosperity

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Although there is work to be done to address systemic social issues, it is time to focus on positive stories and celebrate Africans who have overcome great adversity, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana said during the 2019 Chinua Achebe Leadership Forum at Rutgers.

Channels: Poverty, African News,

Released:
24-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Research Results
Newswise: International Collaboration to Improve Cancer Care in Sub-Saharan Africa Announces Management of Most Adult Cancers Covered by NCCN Harmonized Guidelines
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    28-Aug-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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27-Aug-2019 3:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: Dwindling Forest Elephant Populations in the Congo Basin Could Reduce Forest Carbon Stocks and Impact Climate
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    15-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Dwindling Forest Elephant Populations in the Congo Basin Could Reduce Forest Carbon Stocks and Impact Climate

Northern Arizona University

Like most megaherbivores, this species can have important effects on ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles. Yet, the influence of elephants on the structure, productivity and carbon stocks in Africa’s rainforests has been largely unknown; until now.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, Wildlife, African News, Nature (journal), All Journal News,

Released:
9-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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