Chronic Care Matters for African Communities
Welcome to Chronicity and Care in African Contexts
The Chronicity Care Africa website is an online multilingual, multimedia hub providing up-to-date practical advice on how to prevent and manage chronic non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and dementia.
What we do
We provide evidence-based practical advice on how to prevent and manage chronic diseases, how to care for people in our lives who live with chronic diseases, and how caregivers can be supported. In addition, we share the latest cutting-edge insights from our on-the-ground research.
Stay updated on the latest posts and articles on chronic health diseases. Posts are written and edited by Research team
Award-winning Ghanaian cartoonist and illustrator Tilapia da Cartoonist joins The Chronicity and Care in African Contexts Project, as our Arts-in-Health partner.
We are thrilled to welcome Tilapia Da Cartoonist to the Chronicity and Care in African Contexts Project and the Chronicity Care Africa Network. Born in Ghana in 1984, Tilapia Da Cartoonist is a famous Ghanaian cartoonist whose illustrated political and social cartoons are constantly featured on TV3 and its online portal 3news.com. Tilapia has illustrated
Artist and educator, Fatric Bewong, joins The Chronicity and Care in African Contexts Project, as our Arts-in-Health partner.
We are thrilled to welcome Fatric Bewong to the Chronicity and Care in African Contexts Project and the Chronicity Care Africa Network.
Intrinsic and extrinsic motives drive family caregivers to provide care to older adults in urban poor Accra, Ghana
“Now that my mother is old, it’s my responsibility to take care of her so that one day my children can also do the same for me.” The world’s population is growing old. According to the Population Reference Bureau, 10% of the world’s population are aged 65 years and older as of 2021. It is