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Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »

Different Takes: Lessons On The Health Law’s Success In Cost Control; Bernie’s Onto Something About Women Being Better Off Giving Birth In Finland

Editorial pages focus on these health policies and others. Stat: The Affordable Care Act Has Saved Billions In Health Care Costs Even before the Affordable Care Act became law, about 90 percent of the conversation and criticism of it was about coverage. Little has been said about its ability to control costs. March 23, the… Read More »