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Nigeria is Right to be Worried About the Wuhan Coronavirus

Nigeria Center for Disease Control Director General Chikwe Ihekweazu is doing his best to reassure constituents that his team is closely following the spread of the deadly coronavirus in China and monitoring to see if it makes its way all the over to Nigeria.

Call for Contributions: African Health and Agriculture Storytelling Opportunities

INTRODUCTION: The China Africa Project (CAP) and the Beijing-based development communications agency Diinsider are partnering together for an exciting new multimedia initiative that will showcase key innovations, programs and trends in the African health and agricultural development sectors. This project will engage scholars, practitioners, journalists, and others ...

We Thought We Could Change Africa. We Couldn’t. But Africa Did Change Us.

The following story and video were written collectively by China House Student Fellows Liu Kexuan, 17, from Zhengzhou Number 7 Middle School, Fan Peifeng, 17, from Cape Henry Collegiate and Duan Yige, 17, from Zhengzhou Number 7 Middle School. Together with ...

One Chinese Company’s Bold, Controversial Plan to Wipe Out Malaria in Kenya

Malaria is a global threat. In 2017, an estimated 20,000 people were killed in terrorist-related incidents. That same year, 435,000 people died from the mosquito-borne disease, predominantly in Africa, according to the World Health Organization.

China Jumps Back Into the Fight Against Ebola in Africa

The Chinese government is preparing to send medical personnel to South Sudan and Uganda in a bid to contain the spread of the Ebola virus that is currently ravaging parts of the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since the Chinese ...

China's BIG Gamble in the TINY Comoros Islands

The Comoros is a tiny island nation off the east coast of Africa in the Indian ocean and where a major Chinese experiment is underway. Chinese scientists and pharmaceutical have undertaken a radical experiment to test ...

Ebola Crisis: Fair to Compare U.S. & China Aid?

When the ebola crisis first struck West Africa, China was among the only major powers to not only keep its personnel in the affected countries but to also send tens of millions of dollars in badly needed aid. The US, by contrast, was visibly ...

China Steps Up in West Africa to Help Fight Ebola

China appears to be leveraging the ebola crisis in West Africa to radically improve its controversial foreign aid record. In contrast to Western countries who have evacuated their medical personnel from the region, China has sent teams of experts along with millions of dollars ...
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