Faith Meets Medicine: African Jesuits and Catholic Sisters Unite in the Battle Against Cervical Cancer
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Faith Meets Medicine: African Jesuits and Catholic Sisters Unite in the Battle Against Cervical Cancer

Fr Charlie B. Chilufya, S.J. Introduction Cervical cancer poses a critical public health crisis in Africa, manifesting as a dire and rapidly intensifying endemic that starkly illuminates the continent’s profound health disparities. Annually, about 119,000 new cases and 81,000 deaths make it the leading cause of cancer-related fatalities among African women. These figures are alarming,...

Tackling Tuberculosis in Africa: The Need for Innovative Solutions and the Ubuntu Health Impact Fund
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Tackling Tuberculosis in Africa: The Need for Innovative Solutions and the Ubuntu Health Impact Fund

By Fr Charlie B. Chilufya, S.J. – Jesuit Justice and Ecology Network-Africa (JENA) As the world marks World Tuberculosis (TB) Day on March 24th, our attention is drawn yet again to the stark realities of this global health crisis. TB, remains a global public health threat, killing more people globally than any other infectious disease....