10 breakthroughs that are poised to transform our health in 2017

Immunotherapy that helps kids fight cancer without chemo. Automated cars that reduce accidents and hospitalizations. Virtual reality systems that help surgeons carry out procedures more safely. These are some of the medical innovations that could transform health care in 2017, according to the Cleveland Clinic, a large nonprofit hospital system. IAGNOSING AND TREATING DISEASE USING…

3 apps for refugees

Three apps are helping refugees connect and build links in their new communities 1. Arriving in a new country can be overwhelming. Public authorities are able to provide accommodation and food, but don’t often have the capacity to support social needs. Swedish app Welcome! aims to fill the gap. It features an easy-to-navigate platform giving refugees access to information…

(11/20) Africa Industrialization day: Developing Africa through green industrialization

For environmentalists and development experts, green is not just a colour; it also refers to activities that benefit the environment – the careful use of the earth’s finite resources. Africa’s policy wonks are already on the green bandwagon, having identified “green industrialization” as the Holy Grail of the continent’s socioeconomic transformation. They believe infusing green…