With some forty hospitals, 200 health clinics and universal health insurance, Rwanda's health care system is among the most progressive in Africa. Many services are financed with the help of international partnerships.
African heads of state will be gathering at an African Union summit in Addis Ababa on January 22, 2018. Two difficult issues on the agenda: Reform and finance. Analysts are expecting contentious discussions.
German doctors shut their doors to state insurance patients at the end of each quarter to save money, a new study has shown. Germany's profit-driven health care system is increasingly attracting criticism.
The World Health Organization walked back on its move to make Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a "goodwill ambassador." He has been condemned for rights violations and allowing the health care system to deteriorate.
The Berlin-based rapper Megaloh and his producer Ghanaian Stallion refer to their African roots in their music. Germany's Goethe-Institut has organized a tour for them in East Africa.
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