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DHL partners with Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics to assure safety of lab testing in Africa and Asia

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.

Global Fund signs new grants to increase access to health services in Congo

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.

Ebola vaccination starts in Guinea to curb new outbreak

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.

First doses of AstraZeneca vaccine delivered to Ghana through COVAX

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.

Senegal begins covid-19 vaccination with doses from China's Sinopharm

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.

[Gabon] Measures against Covid-19 go badly

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.

IMF grants Mali $57mln for post-Covid recovery

02-24-2021 | 06:46:00
Mali has secured $57.6 million in financing from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Red Cross intensifies response efforts to contain Ebola outbreak in West Africa

02-23-2021 | 13:26:50
The Red Cross teams in Guinea, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone are ramping up response efforts to contain a deadly Ebola outbreak.

Collinson, FBNInsurance partner to launch SmartHealth International in Nigeria

02-23-2021 | 10:45:00
FBNInsurance, a Nigerian life insurer and a member of the SANLAM group, has partnered with Collinson to launch SmartHealth International, a market specific international health insurance product for critical medical conditions.

WHO steps up efforts to curb Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the DRC

02-22-2021 | 08:14:12
More than 100 WHO staff, deployed from other countries and from within Guinea, are expected to be part of the Ebola response by the end of February

DFC invests $1m in femtech e-commerce startup Kasha Global to support women’s health in East Africa

02-18-2021 | 12:44:00
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), disbursed a $1 million equity investment in Kasha Global, an e-commerce company that provides women’s health and personal care products to customers in Rwanda and Kenya.

UN Emergency Fund allocates $15m for Ebola response in DRC, Guinea

02-17-2021 | 13:54:00
The UN Emergency Fund has allocated $15 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) in response to Ebola outbreaks in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

World Food Programme partners with Ireland to fight malnutrition in Malawi

02-17-2021 | 13:44:00
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Department of Nutrition, HIV and AIDS in the Ministry of Health received a contribution of €550,000 from the Government of Ireland to support interventions that prevent malnutrition in Malawi.

WHO lists two additional COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use and COVAX roll out

02-17-2021 | 06:52:00
The World Health Organization (WHO), listed two versions of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the green light for these vaccines to be rolled out globally through COVAX.

Cryo-Vacc launches in South Africa with working prototype

02-17-2021 | 06:28:00
Helium and natural gas company Renergen announced the completion and successful operation of the Company’s first Cryo-VaccTM prototype in South Africa, Johannesburg.