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WFP, Takeda deepen partnership in West Africa to strengthen health emergency response

09-23-2021 | 08:13:00
A new $10.8 million partnership between Takeda and Global CSR Program to the World Food Programme (WFP), has brought forward a 5-year initiative to help strengthen regional health supply chain capacities in West Africa.

Cuba pledges support for Kenya in research and pharmaceutical fields

09-23-2021 | 07:58:04
Kenya and Cuba have pledged to enhance bilateral relations in the field of research, vaccines and pharmaceutical products as the former moves to implement further reforms in the health sector.

L’OMS encourage le Tchad à agir maintenant pour un « accouchement sûr et respectueux »

09-22-2021 | 08:27:00
Le Bureau de l’OMS au Tchad s’est associé au Secrétariat général du Ministère de la Santé publique et de la Solidarité nationale du Tchad pour célébrer la journée mondiale pour la sécurité des patients.

Penplusbytes, partners to award health reporters in Ghana

09-21-2021 | 12:22:00
To help reduce inequities in Ghana's healthcare delivery, Penplusbytes together with its partners, SEND Ghana and the Ghana News Agency, implemented the USAID funded People for Health (P4H) project and are set to host the maiden edition of RIHCA 2021.

Uganda launches Third Edition of the National Guidelines for Integrated Diseases Surveillance and Response

09-21-2021 | 08:00:56
Uganda has launched the Third Edition of the National Guidelines for Integrated Diseases Surveillance and Response (IDSR). The edition highlights new methods of disease detection, reporting, and provision of real-time surveillance data.

La Guinée déclare la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg

09-17-2021 | 12:24:36
La Guinée a déclaré aujourd’hui la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg après qu’aucun cas n’a été signalé pendant 42 jours.

African genomics startup 54gene closes $25m Series B to advance global drug discovery capabilities

09-17-2021 | 08:15:00
54gene, the health technology company advancing African genomics research for improved global health outcomes, secured $25 million in a Series B round, led by Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Fund.

Amethis acquires minority stake in Avacare Global to strengthen African footprint

09-15-2021 | 13:34:00
Africa-focused investment fund manager Amethis announced the acquisition of a minority stake in Avacare, a distributor and manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and healthcare consumable products.

African Union and EDCTP sign Memorandum of Understanding to promote new paradigm in health

09-15-2021 | 11:19:33
African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), and the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote a new paradigm in health

Les variants de la COVID-19 prolongent la vague de la pandémie en Afrique

09-10-2021 | 11:16:00
Le nombre de cas hebdomadaires de COVID-19 en Afrique a baissé de plus de 20 %, alors que l’on assiste à un ralentissement de la troisième vague de la pandémie.

Gavi funding boosts yellow fever diagnostics capacity across Africa

09-09-2021 | 10:09:34
An initiative to boost yellow fever diagnostic capacity across Africa has revolutionised diagnostics on the continent, one of the programme’s coordinating agencies, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, said.

La République démocratique du Congo déclare une flambée de méningite

09-08-2021 | 10:47:00
La République démocratique du Congo a déclaré une flambée épidémique de méningite dans la province de la Tshopo

IFC partners with Rwanda to develop vaccine manufacturing capacity

09-08-2021 | 08:21:00
IFC and the Rwanda Development Board signed a collaboration agreement to develop vaccine manufacturing capacity in Rwanda and contribute to expanding vaccine production in Africa.

Zalgen Labs announces contract with CEPI for Lassa Fever study in West Africa

09-03-2021 | 11:44:46
Zalgen Labs (Zalgen), a biotechnology and diagnostics company, announced contract with CEPI, to further advance the development of vaccines against Lassa Fever (LF) in West Africa.

BioNTech evaluates mRNA vaccine manufacturing solutions in Rwanda and Senegal

09-03-2021 | 10:42:51
BioNTech SE agreed today to evaluate the establishment of sustainable vaccine manufacturing capabilities in Rwanda and Senegal to support vaccine supply for the Member States of the African Union.