Elody Fumi


Posts by Elody Fumi:

10 fascinating facts about public health in Africa

Africa faces the world’s most dramatic healthcare crisis: although the continent bears one quarter of the global disease burden, it has just 2% of the world’s doctors. What’s more, the continent faces many complex challenges, from tackling life-threatening infectious diseases to confronting the rise of non-communicable diseases. However, there are a great number of opportunities… Read More

The Future of Renewable Energy in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities

Over two-thirds of Africa’s vast population, an estimated 600 million people, currently have no access to energy. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the average electricity grid access rate is a mere 20%. Furthermore, just seven of the continent’s countries have electricity rates that exceed 50%. Access to electricity is critical for development; it is vital in powering… Read More