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A global health conference in Addis Ababa attempts to address the issue of health equity. The host too has its own challenges to overcome Dr.Yohannes Damtew There is no lack of international conferences aimed at addressing pressing matters related to global health problems. October 21st 2011 marks a historic milestone …

Can the host sustain it’s rank? With a population estimated at 85 million Ethiopia is the second most populous in the continent next to Nigeria, and a recent forecast by the Economist Intelligence Unit declared its economy is the third fastest growing next only to that of India and China.  …

The ongoing World Economic Forum today debated on how best to maximize social and economic returns, increasing private sector investment and reaping benefits from leapfrogging within the continent. According to WEF in the past years transportation, energy and communication investments contributed substantially more to per capita growth in Africa than …