Kenya Economy

The economic impact of tuberculosis mortality in 120 countries and the cost of failing to meet the Sustainable Development Goals tuberculosis goals: a full income analysis

Research in context Evidence prior to this study We searched PubMed for articles published between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2020, using search terms broadly representative of the health and economic effects of tuberculosis, including the effects on and resulting mortality and morbidity economic and welfare losses. We excluded …

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Kenya’s GM cassava plant is given the green light

A genetically modified (GM) cassava plant is one step closer to commercial release in Kenya, where it could help farmers overcome a plant-damaging viral disease. If approved, the Kenyan scientists who developed it will make the seeds available to smallholders free of charge. An important plant: Cassava, also called yuca, …

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