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Africa Under Pressure [INFOGRAPHIC]

High blood pressure (also known as raised blood pressure or hypertension) can lead to heart attack, stroke and other serious health problems. It affects more than one in three adults and leads to more than nine million deaths worldwide every year. Nowhere is this impact felt more than in communities across Africa. This week, in […]


2011: A Year in Review [Infographic]

Last year, we posted our first-ever infographic in conjunction with the release of our 2010 Annual Overview to highlight what was a busy year of growth and development. This year, we wanted to give you a sneak peak at some of the exciting results we’ll be reporting in our forthcoming 2011 Annual Overview. As the […]


The Difference We Made | January – August 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC]

“Meet people on the move across Africa and provide them with basic health care”. While North Star’s mission seems simple, by many, it can be seen as a nearly impossible challenge. The latest numbers coming in from our electronic health passport system, COMETS, however, are showing the success. Because of this success, we’re preparing to […]

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East Africa: Health Care that Moves [INFOGRAPHIC]

Health Care that Moves Imagine being ‘at work’, 24 hours a day, 26 days each month. While this thought would bring even the most enthusiastic workaholics to their knees, this is, in fact, a reality for truck drivers and transport workers across Africa and around the world. Couple this reality with limited access to health […]



Sitting down, which most of us do for at least eight hours each day, might be the worst thing we do for our health all day. ┬áThis is according to a ┬árecent infographic compiled by Medical Billing and Coding which shows the health implications of sitting, which the average person now spends 9.3 hours per […]

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