Current CAMPAIGN

Sustainable Healthcare.

 
 

The vision of the SUSTAINABLE HEALTHCARE INITIATIVE is to promote sustainable health development primarily in Africa through active participation and engagement of all stakeholders. The ITH Charities mission in this regard is to advocate for, and support African Governments, their partners and communities, to implement reforms required for the establishment of sustainable, viable and responsive health systems as the vehicle for the delivery of known interventions and new technologies to improve their health and development.

In 2012 more than 3 million people died from the five leading causes of death in Sub Saharan Africa. By comparison, Ebola claimed about 8,000 lives between the start of the outbreak in February 2014 and the end of that year.

Cause of Death

The World Health Organisation groups causes of death into three categories - communicable (indicated in orange), noncommunicable (brown) and injuries (red) - with 17 subcategories:


Cause Of Death: Sub Saharan Africa

Cause Of Death: High Income Countries

In 2012 more than 3 million people died from the five leading causes of death in Sub Saharan Africa. By comparison, Ebola claimed about 8,000 lives between the start of the outbreak in February 2014 and the end of that year.