03-08-2021 | 09:49:04
“countries are going to lurch back into third and fourth surges if we’re not careful”, World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against relaxing efforts in fighting the coronavirus pandemic
03-08-2021 | 06:02:00
The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, who is in Rwanda on an official visit, met with Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame, and held discussions on various topics including the pandemic.
03-05-2021 | 14:13:00
The Global Fund and Fondation CHANEL signed a new agreement to set up a civil society-led fund to strengthen women’s and girls’ engagement in developing health policies, including Global Fund-related processes, in western and central Africa.
03-04-2021 | 06:31:56
For the infant in question, what it means is that they are the very first Ghanaian baby to start a progressive digital health record journey throughout their lifetime.
03-03-2021 | 14:45:57
Global science and technology company Merck has announced fifth round of grants in its Merck for Mothers Global Grants program dedicated to reducing maternal mortality in locations where there is the greatest need.
03-03-2021 | 09:05:00
More than 1.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in Kinshasa, the capital of the DRC.
03-03-2021 | 07:25:44
Africa must protect itself against future pandemics and other shocks through higher investment in primary healthcare and increased local manufacturing of key medical products.
03-01-2021 | 12:58:00
People began to queue early Monday as Cote D’Ivoire prepared to launch a COVID-19 inoculation drive with doses from the COVAX vaccine sharing facility.
02-26-2021 | 05:16:34
DHL Global Forwarding has partnered with Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics to deliver Covid-19 testing vials to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Kenya, Nepal and the Philippines.
02-25-2021 | 11:41:34
The Global Fund, the Government of the Republic of the Congo and health partners launched the implementation of two new grants to strengthen prevention and treatment services to fight HIV, TB and malaria.
02-25-2021 | 05:58:00
Ebola vaccination of people at high risk kicked off in Guinea as the emergency response was escalated to counter the spread of the virus that re-emerged in the country a little more than a week ago for the first time since 2016.
02-25-2021 | 05:51:00
AstraZeneca Chief Executive Officer, Pascal Soriot, announced that the first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have been delivered to Ghana through COVAX.
02-24-2021 | 09:14:00
Senegal on Tuesday began its vaccination campaign against the coronavirus with 200,000 doses of vaccines bought from China.
02-24-2021 | 08:42:44
With over 60 sample collection sites, a network of laboratories, including a high-capacity one, Gabon has tested nearly a tenth of its 2 million people for COVID-19.
02-24-2021 | 06:46:00
Mali has secured $57.6 million in financing from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
03-01-2021 | 06:07:00
WeMash Digital is a growing Moroccan initiative that brings together a team of young, ambitious, and creative developers, consultants, and graphic designers.
02-24-2021 | 05:44:16
Technology has not only responded to the immediate health challenges of the COVID-19 crisis but to regular healthcare needs across the continent too.
12-01-2020 | 15:15:00
Everyone wants to reduce the approximately 30,000 annual tobacco-related deaths in Kenya; so it’s especially disappointing to see the nay-sayers undermining our best opportunity to do just that.
10-30-2020 | 06:08:00
While the country is starting to reopen, many organizations are choosing to continue imposing a work from home policy.
10-01-2020 | 06:38:29
The Covid-19 pandemic exposed Africa's inadequate capabilities and capacity to manufacture and supply essential drugs and personal protective equipment (PPEs) needed to curb the disease.
09-21-2020 | 06:40:00
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) encourages the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care to maintain and replicate this first of its kind nurse-led Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) healthcare model across the country.
09-16-2020 | 16:44:20
South Africa's public sector healthcare institutions do not have the budget needed to implement progressive e-health strategies, such as collating patient records across different facilities in a simple and transparent manner.
09-04-2020 | 12:26:26
With Covid-19, came a flood of new telehealth (virtual consulting) healthcare solutions, exposing more patients to its benefits and features.
09-02-2020 | 10:49:06
Finding ourselves in the middle of a global pandemic has been a shock. We've spent a lot of time fine-tuning ways in which we can prevent ourselves from catching the virus.
08-28-2020 | 14:23:00
Mental health is said to be a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, to cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.
08-28-2020 | 14:05:00
For many public health workers in Uganda, responding to disease outbreaks of epidemic potential in not new. This is because the country has been in preparedness and response modes for quite some time.
08-28-2020 | 05:18:13
As the prevalence of COVID-19 accelerates across Africa, over 40 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to clean water and are unable to heed the advice of health experts to wash their hands.