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EUR 27 million team Europe backing for Rwanda Biomedical Centre to strengthen pandemic resilience

10-26-2021 | 12:25:00
Minister for Health and Finance Minister highlighted the national importance of EUR 27 million European Investment Bank for redevelopment of the National Health Laboratory by the Rwanda Biomedical Centre and new investment under Rwanda’s COVID-19 National Response Plan.

African Development Bank launches consultations on strategy for quality health infrastructure in Africa

10-25-2021 | 16:09:00
The African Development Bank launched a consultation process with health ministers and other partners as it develops a strategy to drive enhanced access to health services across Africa through 2030.

Le Groupe Ecobank se mobilise pour la santé mentale dans le cadre de son engagement pour une meilleure santé

10-21-2021 | 23:33:00
le Groupe Ecobank va célébrer sa neuvième Journée Ecobank, l'événement annuel phare du Groupe en matière de responsabilité sociale et d'entreprise, qui permet de « redonner » aux communautés locales à travers son réseau panafricain

First of its kind diagnostic center opens in Uganda with lifesaving equipment

10-19-2021 | 17:46:00
GE Healthcare and medical group AFRIPHARMA announce the opening of the Afri-Egypt Health Services Center, a first of its kind in Uganda with lifesaving equipment from GE Healthcare.

Moderna to build mRNA facility in Africa to manufacture up to 500 million doses per year

10-19-2021 | 13:49:56
Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, has announced it will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

Kenya enhances its diagnostic systems as National Public Health Laboratory acquire ISO certification

10-15-2021 | 09:06:46
Kenya's National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) is set to play a critical role in the generation of critical data to guide in the development of public health policies following its ISO accreditation.

Un nouveau cas d’Ebola confirmé au Nord-Kivu en République démocratique du Congo

10-11-2021 | 11:39:00
Le Ministère de la santé de la RDC a annoncé qu’un nouveau cas d’Ebola a été détecté dans la zone de santé de Butsili, dans la province du Nord-Kivu, où une précédente épidémie s’est officiellement terminée le 3 mai 2021

Gabon deposits instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency to the AU Commission

10-07-2021 | 08:20:10
The Republic of Gabon became the 14th member state to deposit the instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) to the AU Commission on 4th October 2021 after ratifying it on the 1st October 2021.

AstraZeneca partners with the Royal Academy of Engineering to support African health tech entrepreneurs

10-07-2021 | 08:11:24
AstraZeneca and the Royal Academy of Engineering (the Academy) announced a new partnership to establish connections between African healthcare innovators and AstraZeneca’s A.Catalyst Network of more than 20 global health innovation hubs.

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority approves Neoteryx's Mitra devices for specimen collection

10-05-2021 | 12:51:00
The Mitra microsampling device from US-based Neoteryx has now been approved as a Class B in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical device by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) in South Africa.

Forum pour la résilience en Afrique pour affronter les défis multiformes du Covid 19 et du changement climatique

10-01-2021 | 09:03:00
La quatrième édition du Forum pour la résilience en Afrique s’est ouverte à un moment où les communautés les plus vulnérables du continent sont confrontées au triple défi posé par la pandémie de Covid-19

Quinze pays africains ont atteint l’objectif de 10 % de vaccination de la population contre la COVID-19

10-01-2021 | 08:53:00
Quinze pays africains, soit près du tiers des 54 pays du continent ont entièrement vacciné 10 % de leurs populations contre la COVID-19.

[Rwanda] United States committed to combating HIV/AIDS and inclusion of people with disabilities

09-29-2021 | 10:08:31
The United States is committed working with the people and Government of Rwanda to combat HIV/AIDS in Rwanda and to support the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of society.

Africa CDC to launch Eastern Regional Co-ordination center

09-27-2021 | 09:39:00
The African Union (AU) through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is set to launch the Eastern regional co-ordination center in Kenya come October 1.

World Bank approves financing to improve women and girl’s access to nutrition and health services in Niger

09-24-2021 | 08:46:00
The Nigerien government will be able to provide its population with better health coverage with financing approved by the World Bank.