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MTN Group is the leading African company on the Forbes World’s Best Employers 2021 list
21-10-2021 | 23:42:00
MTN Group are humbled to be recognized as the leading African company on the recently revealed Forbes World’s Best Employers list for 2021.
Le Groupe Ecobank se mobilise pour la santé mentale dans le cadre de son engagement pour une meilleure santé
21-10-2021 | 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
Ethiopian Airlines partners with Aero HygenX for deployment of autonomous UV-C disinfecting solution
20-10-2021 | 11:48:00
Ethiopian Airlines and Aero HygenX signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining a plan for fleetwide deployment and regional marketing of Aero HygenX’s autonomous UV-C light disinfecting robot.
First of its kind diagnostic center opens in Uganda with lifesaving equipment
19-10-2021 | 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
19-10-2021 | 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] Safaricom and National Hospital Insurance Fund launch MPESA mini app
19-10-2021 | 10:22:00
The NHIF mini-app will provide all NHIF services through the Super App, empowering customers to access services wherever they may be without visiting NHIF offices or downloading a separate app.
GE foundation announces grant to provide COVID-19 relief in South Africa
18-10-2021 | 10:10:58
To mark World Food Day the GE Foundation announced a donation of $100,000 USD to provide immediate relief to South Africa’s communities experiencing food insecurity.
Kenya enhances its diagnostic systems as National Public Health Laboratory acquire ISO certification
15-10-2021 | 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
11-10-2021 | 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
[Column] Bridgette Vermaak: Data compliance for healthcare
11-10-2021 | 08:04:06
Safeguards governing the processing and storage of patient data are required and will be bolstered by the introduction of the Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2012 (PoPIA).
Gabon deposits instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency to the AU Commission
07-10-2021 | 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
07-10-2021 | 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
05-10-2021 | 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.
ITIDA joins forces with Plug and Play to launch an open innovation hub in Cairo, Egypt
01-10-2021 | 13:01:00
Global innovation platform Plug and Play is partnering with the Egyptian Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), to launch an Open Innovation Hub in Cairo.
Sun Africa to invest $1.5 billion in renewables in Angola
01-10-2021 | 12:16:00
Angola has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sun Africa and U.S.-based AfricaGlobal Schaffer for a $1.5 Billion mini-grid project to supply solar electricity and drinking water in Angola.
Forum pour la résilience en Afrique pour affronter les défis multiformes du Covid 19 et du changement climatique
01-10-2021 | 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
01-10-2021 | 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
29-09-2021 | 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
27-09-2021 | 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
24-09-2021 | 08:46:00
The Nigerien government will be able to provide its population with better health coverage with financing approved by the World Bank.
Emirates becomes first airline to implement IATA Travel Pass across six continents
23-09-2021 | 12:43:34
Emirates is the first airline to implement the International Air Transport Association's IATA Travel Pass solution on six continents as it rolls out this digital health pass to customers at all its destinations.
WFP, Takeda deepen partnership in West Africa to strengthen health emergency response
23-09-2021 | 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
23-09-2021 | 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 »
22-09-2021 | 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
21-09-2021 | 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
21-09-2021 | 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.
Egyptian health-tech startup Sotech raises $1 million in pre-seed funding
20-09-2021 | 12:27:00
Sotech, an Egyptian e-health startup that specializes in smart IoT, trackable OOH advertising, and data gathering has raised US$1 million in pre-seed funding round to scale its operations into the rest of the MENA region.
[Zimbabwe] L’accès à l’eau potable financé par l'AfDB transforme la vie quotidienne de Réfugiés
20-09-2021 | 10:21:00
Un meilleur accès à l’eau a changé la vie des réfugiés et des communautés d’accueil en leur offrant de nouvelles opportunités.
La Guinée déclare la fin de la flambée de maladie à virus Marburg
17-09-2021 | 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.
Amethis acquires minority stake in Avacare Global to strengthen African footprint
15-09-2021 | 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
15-09-2021 | 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
10-09-2021 | 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
08-09-2021 | 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
08-09-2021 | 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
03-09-2021 | 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
03-09-2021 | 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.
IFC partners with CEPI to boost vaccine production in low- and middle-income countries
03-09-2021 | 09:07:54
Responding to the stark global gap in vaccine access for COVID-19 and other diseases, IFC has partnered with CEPI, a global alliance, to accelerate development of vaccines against emerging infectious diseases.
Huit pays sur 10 en Afrique risquent de ne pas atteindre l’objectif fixé pour la vaccination contre la COVID-19
03-09-2021 | 08:52:00
L’Afrique est sur le point de manquer l’objectif à caractère urgent fixé au niveau mondial, consistant à vacciner 10 % des groupes les plus vulnérables contre la COVID-19 dans chaque pays avant la fin du mois de septembre
L'AfDB dote l’hôpital de Juba de la toute première unité de production d’oxygène pour combattre le Covid-19
03-09-2021 | 08:44:00
L’installation d’équipements pour la production d’oxygène renforcera substantiellement la fourniture de soins intensifs aux patients gravement touchés par le Covid-19.
[Kenya] Equity Afia opens three new medical centers 
02-09-2021 | 14:04:11
Equity Afia has opened three new medical centers in Lodwar, Marsabit and at Mountain Mall along Thika Road bringing the franchise’s network to 44. 
[Column] Hardeep Sound: Could Tech ‘lions’ prowling Silicon Savannah hold  key to East Africa’s post pandemic recovery?
02-09-2021 | 10:26:34
As East Africa recovers from the social and economic impact of the pandemic, could the region’s vibrant tech start-up ecosystem be a catalyst for accelerated growth?
Juba Hospital receives first oxygen plant to help fight Covid-19 in South Sudan
02-09-2021 | 08:37:00
South Sudan has begun producing oxygen following the successful installation of the country’s first oxygen plant at Juba Teaching Hospital, set up with funding from the African Development Fund.
IsDB signs $50m financing agreement for community health and nutrition project in Benin
01-09-2021 | 16:26:00
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Government of Benin signed a $50 million financing agreement for “Closing Gaps: Community Health, Human Resources, and Nutrition” project, a new development project in Benin.
Zipline adds healthcare pioneer Anne Wojcicki to board of directors
01-09-2021 | 13:03:17
Zipline, the global leader in instant logistics, announced that Anne Wojcicki has joined its board of directors.
Une nouvelle analyse ne trouve aucune preuve de la présence du virus Ebola en Côte d’Ivoire
01-09-2021 | 09:35:00
Le gouvernement de Côte d’Ivoire a informé l’OMS qu’un second laboratoire a analysé les échantillons prélevés sur une patiente suspectée d’avoir Ebola et n’a trouvé aucune preuve de la présence du virus.
TPT Global Tech partners with SWA to develop Smart Villages in West Africa
01-09-2021 | 08:25:00
TPT Global Tech announced it has entered into a strategic technology agreement with Skybridge West Africa (SWA), to participate in the development of 20 Smart Villages in West Africa.
Soutien réaffirmé au relèvement post Covid-19 de l'Afrique par le développement du secteur privé
01-09-2021 | 08:23:00
Les participants à une réunion du Pacte du G20 avec l’Afrique ont examiné les progrès réalisés dans la lutte contre le Covid-19 réaffirmant leur engagement à soutenir le relèvement du continent par le développement du secteur privé et la production de vaccins.
AstraZeneca and Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya launch digitally integrated patient solution for disease management
01-09-2021 | 06:00:00
The partnership forms part of their shared vision and commitment to work towards a future where all people have access to sustainable healthcare solutions for life-changing treatment.
France partners with the African Union to deliver 10m vaccines to Africa
31-08-2021 | 09:21:00
African Union Member States will receive an additional 10 million doses of Astra Zeneca and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines over the next three months through a new partnership between the French government and the African Union.
G20 compact with Africa reaffirms commitment to securing Africa’s recovery from Covid-19 pandemic
30-08-2021 | 08:41:00
Participants of a G20 Compact with Africa meeting assessed Africa’s progress in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.
Les pays africains s’engagent à éradiquer toutes les formes de polio
27-08-2021 | 11:14:00
Les gouvernements de l'OMS se sont engagés à éliminer toutes les formes de poliomyélite qui subsistent, et ont présenté un tableau de bord conçu pour suivre les progrès accomplis en vue de l’éradication du virus.
Les défis liés à la pandémie de Covid-19 offrent des opportunités en Afrique
27-08-2021 | 09:03:00
La pandémie de Covid-19 ne devrait pas réduire l’intérêt des investisseurs pour l’Afrique qui reste malgré les difficultés actuelles.
[Tchad] Des techniciens de santé formés à la gestion des déchets
27-08-2021 | 08:30:00
Un atelier de formation des agents de santé des hôpitaux de N’Djaména et des délégations sanitaires provinciales liée aux déchets de Covid-19 se tient à N’Djaména.
Pandemic drives surge in use of digital health solutions across Africa, report
26-08-2021 | 08:26:00
There has been an exponential rise in the number of people engaging with digital health services through their smartphones in Africa, creating vast potential for countries to deliver access to healthcare digitally.
Rwanda and Luxembourg launch waste recycling project in Kigali
25-08-2021 | 10:54:12
Rwanda and the government of Luxembourg have launched a waste recycling and management project that will recycle, improve city solid waste control and hazardous waste management in Kigali city.
[Côte d’Ivoire] La plateforme AFYA pour favoriser la surveillance digitale participative lancée
25-08-2021 | 10:37:00
Le sous-directeur de la surveillance épidémiologique de l'INHP a procédé au lancement d’une plateforme dénommée « AFYA », destinée à favoriser la surveillance digitale participative de la Covid-19 et des autres maladies respiratoires.
[Côte d'Ivoire] Guérison de la jeune Guinéenne malade du virus Ebola
25-08-2021 | 10:23:00
La Côte d’Ivoire a amorcé la phase de décompte de 42 jours pour être déclarée indemne de la maladie à virus Ebola.
Les Ministres africains de la santé se réunissent pour définir le programme de santé du continent
25-08-2021 | 08:29:00
Les Ministres africains de la santé et les représentants des différents pays se sont réunis aujourd’hui pour la soixante-et-onzième session du Comité régional de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) qui est la plus importante réunion sur la santé publique en Afrique
Pandemic drives surge in use of digital health solutions across Africa
25-08-2021 | 07:56:44
​​​​​​​Across Africa, there has been an exponential rise in the number of people engaging with digital health services through their smartphones, creating vast potential for countries to deliver access to healthcare digitally.
AfDB et le HCR soutiennent le plan de riposte sanitaire du Mali contre le Covid-19
23-08-2021 | 08:51:00
La Banque africaine de développement et l’Agence des Nations unies pour les réfugiés au Mali (HCR) ont remis trois ambulances médicalisées et plusieurs équipements au gouvernement du Mali pour l’aider à faire face à la pandémie de Covid-19.
Global Fund, Tanzania deepen partnership to fight COVID-19, accelerate end of HIV, TB and Malaria
20-08-2021 | 08:22:00
The Global Fund and the Government of Tanzania are deepening their partnership with new investments to fight the COVID-19 crisis and accelerate the end of the epidemics of HIV, TB and malaria while building resilient and sustainable systems for health.
Les enseignements tirés du déploiement des vaccins contre la COVID-19 au Botswana
20-08-2021 | 08:19:00
En effet, 52 pays africains poursuivent le déploiement des vaccins contre la COVID-19 et plus de 73 millions de doses ont déjà été administrées sur le continent.
WHO Malawi donates equipment to Balaka district hospital
18-08-2021 | 14:01:00
The World Health Organization (WHO) Malawi Country Office has handed over industrial electric cooking pots worthy over US$20 000 to Balaka District Hospital.
IFC, BRP support access to high-quality medical diagnostics in Ghana
18-08-2021 | 09:09:42
Under the partnership, IFC will invest roughly $3 million in Quest Medical Imaging (QMI) Ghana, which is majority owned by BRP.
[Interview] Omar Coulibaly, Directeur Général, InnoFaso, Burkina Faso
16-08-2021 | 09:59:00
InnoFaso est une entreprise agroalimentaire basée au Burkina Faso, récemment reconnue par l'ONU comme l'une des 50 meilleures petites entreprises au monde dans le cadre du concours mondial Good Food for All.
La Côte d’Ivoire déclare la première épidémie d’Ebola depuis plus de 25 ans
16-08-2021 | 09:15:00
Le Ministère de la santé de la Côte d’Ivoire a confirmé aujourd’hui le premier cas de maladie à virus Ebola dans le pays depuis 1994.
Cote d'Ivoire declares first Ebola outbreak in more than 25 years
16-08-2021 | 09:07:00
The Ministry of Health of Cote d’Ivoire confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola since 1994
Guinea confirms first case of Marburg virus disease in West Africa
13-08-2021 | 11:31:15
Health authorities in Guinea confirmed a case of Marburg virus disease in the southern Gueckedou prefecture. This is the first time Marburg, a highly infectious disease that causes haemorrhagic fever, has been identified in the country, and in West Africa.
JICA signs grant agreement with IOM to procure public health equipment and infrastructure in West Africa
11-08-2021 | 12:38:00
JICA signed a grant agreement with International Organization for Migration (IOM) to provide grant aid of up to 544 million yen for the Project for Enhancing Border Management Capacity for Responding to the Public Health Crises in West Africa.
[South Africa] Sygnia Itrix Solactive Healthcare 150 ETF lists on the JSE
11-08-2021 | 12:19:40
The Sygnia Itrix Solactive Healthcare 150 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) commenced trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), providing South African investors with exposure to the healthcare industry across developed markets.
Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of mines and hydrocarbons issues a mandate for oil and gas worker vaccinations
10-08-2021 | 21:00:00
In a bid to ensure the protection of oil and gas industry workers, as well as increase operations and production across the sector, the Minister is driving an effective vaccination rollout for all hydrocarbon workers in Equatorial Guinea.
NAS signe un partenariat avec Abbott afin de faciliter les déplacements transfrontaliers
10-08-2021 | 20:34:00
National Aviation Services (NAS) va assister les autorités locales pour le déploiement du dispositif de test rapide développé par Abbott ‘’Panbio ™ COVID-19 Ag’’ ainsi que son système de test de soins moléculaires ID NOW™.
Africa Trade Insurance Agency supports Africa CDC in COVID-19 response in Africa
10-08-2021 | 15:57:25
As a partner in Africa's response to the pandemic, The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) has provided financial support of $250,000 to the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
World Bank provides $90m to improve health care access and quality in Chad
10-08-2021 | 11:24:00
The World Bank approved a $90 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA) to help Chad improve the use and quality of delivery of essential health services.
Urgences de santé publique, fin de l’exercice de simulation pour les acteurs du CROUSP d’Odienné
09-08-2021 | 14:15:00
Les exercices de simulation (SIMEX) sur table organisés par le Ministère de la santé, de l’Hygiène Publique et de la Couverture maladie universelle, en collaboration avec l’OMS et IRC, à Odienné, dans la région sanitaire du Kabadougou, ont pris fin.
[Sénégal] Le président inaugure l'usine de traitement d’eau potable avec le soutien de l'AfDB
09-08-2021 | 09:43:00
Le président du Sénégal, Macky Sall, a inauguré la troisième usine de traitement d’eau potable construite à Keur Momar Sarr, dans le département de Louga, au nord-ouest du pays avec le soutien le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement.
La Côte d’Ivoire continue à bâtir un système de réponse résilient pour faire face aux urgences de santé publique
04-08-2021 | 10:54:00
La déclaration de la fin de l’épidémie d’Ébola en Guinée n’a pas tiédi l’ardeur des autorités sanitaires ivoiriennes à mettre en place un système de réponse résilient afin de faire face à toutes ces épidémies récurrentes.
AVAT to partner with UNICEF in scaling up vaccine deliveries to African Union Member States
04-08-2021 | 10:31:19
The African Union (AU), African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) and UNICEF are partnering to ensure the seamless procurement and delivery of vaccines to AU Member States.
Medicines360, MSI Reproductive Choices and MSK launch Avibela hormonal IUD in Kenya
04-08-2021 | 09:57:00
Medicines360, MSI Reproductive Choices (MSI) and Marie Stopes Kenya (MSK) announced the launch of AVIBELA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 52 mg in Kenya.
[Interview] Mokwe Welisane Nkeng, Fondateur et PDG, Fondation Welisane, Cameroun
04-08-2021 | 09:17:00
Mokwe Welisane Nkeng est un Camerounais qui a fondé la Fondation Welisane, un centre d'entrepreneuriat social et à but non lucratif qui cherche à résoudre les problèmes qui affectent et empêchent les filles et les femmes de progresser dans la société.
[Interview] Mokwe Welisane Nkeng, Founder and CEO, Welisane foundation, Cameroon
04-08-2021 | 08:56:00
Mokwe Welisane Nkeng is a Cameroonian who founded Welisane Foundation, a non-profit and social entrepreneurship hub which seeks to address issues that affect and block the girl child and women from advancing in the society.
New consortium working to boost vaccine production in South Africa
02-08-2021 | 08:31:25
MPP and WHO, Afrigen Biologics (PTY) Limited, Biovac, SAMRC and Africa CDC have signed a letter of intent to address the global imbalance of manufacturing capacity for COVID-19 vaccines.
BioNTech to develop the first mRNA-Based Prophylactic Malaria vaccine in Africa
30-07-2021 | 11:17:41
BioNTech SE announced the start of its Malaria project which aims at the development of a safe and highly effective malaria vaccine and the implementation of sustainable vaccine supply solutions on the African continent.
COVID-19 widens routine Immunization gaps in Africa
30-07-2021 | 09:51:00
Around 7.7 million African children missed out on vital first doses of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis, Measles and Polio vaccines in 2020, new data by the UNICEF and WHO show.
La coronavirus aggrave les lacunes en matière de vaccination systématique en Afrique
30-07-2021 | 09:44:00
L’Afrique concentre la moitié des 23 millions d’enfants dans le monde qui ont manqué les vaccins d’importance vitale.
Nigerian Healthtech Startup Field Intelligence Expands into Eleven New Cities Across East and West Africa
29-07-2021 | 06:27:58
Nigerian healthtech startup Field Intelligence has today announced its expansion into Rivers, Edo, Kaduna, Kano, Enugu, Delta and Kwara States in Nigeria, and Eldoret, Mombasa, Kisumu and Naivasha in Kenya.
COVAX partners with World Bank to accelerate vaccine access for developing countries
28-07-2021 | 10:56:25
COVAX and the World Bank will accelerate COVID-19 vaccine supply for developing countries through a new financing mechanism that builds on Gavi’s newly designed AMC cost-sharing arrangement.
Dyadic announces technology transfer and licensing agreement with South Africa’s Rubic Consortium
28-07-2021 | 10:18:00
Dyadic International, Inc., signed a COVID-19 vaccine technology transfer and licensing agreement with the Rubic Consortium, a South African-based company.
54gene launches trust to reinvest 5% of proceeds from Commercial Drug Discovery Programs on African scientists and communities
27-07-2021 | 08:53:47
The creation of the trust is part of its Commitment to Africa in establishing a more sustainable and thriving cyclical ecosystem across Africa’s scientific development space, as well as ensuring better quality healthcare delivery for the communities in which the company operates.
Action Against Hunger new data show Tigray, Ethiopia at risk of famine
26-07-2021 | 16:31:00
Analysis released by Action Against Hunger, a nonprofit leader in hunger prevention and treatment, show that up to 400,000 women, men and children in Tigray, Ethiopia are now facing acute food insecurity.
World Bank approves $100m to improve healthcare services for Somalia women and children
23-07-2021 | 13:57:00
The World Bank is supporting the Improving Healthcare Services in Somalia Project with $75 million IDA grant and an additional $25 million grant from the Global Financing Facility for Women, Children and Adolescents (GFF) in Somalia.
[Uganda] Quicker treatment for patients as MTN blood plasma extractor accelerates component extraction
23-07-2021 | 12:24:00
Patients in need of blood are receiving quicker treatment following an MTN Uganda donation of the automated blood component extractor to Uganda Blood Transfusion services (UBTS) which mines components faster.
MTN Uganda Launches New Digital Home of UG Sports names the “MTN Sports” website
23-07-2021 | 11:47:00
MTN Uganda has launched a dedicated online Home of UG Sports dubbed “MTN Sports” to give all Ugandan sports enthusiasts a one-stop point for all sports related news, analysis, and updates.
Oxford Foundry partners with FMDQ Private Markets to accelerate Nigeria’s startup ecosystem
23-07-2021 | 10:57:00
Oxford Foundry and FMDQ Private Markets, a subsidiary of FMDQ Holdings Nigeria, have launched a global partnership to accelerate the growth of Nigeria’s startup ecosystem.
Eni, Nairobi office of Italian Agency for Development Cooperation sign MoU to develop joint initiatives in Kenya
23-07-2021 | 10:20:00
Eni, through its subsidiary Eni Kenya, and the Nairobi Office of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) signed an MoU to identify possible collaboration opportunities in the areas of agriculture and value-chain development.
Pfizer and BioNTech partner with Biovac to manufacture and distribute COVID-19 vaccine doses within Africa
23-07-2021 | 09:11:32
Pfizer and BioNTech expect that Biovac’s Cape Town facility will be incorporated into the vaccine supply chain by the end of 2021.
Medical Credit Fund unveils new digital financing for healthcare SMEs in Africa
21-07-2021 | 12:08:00
Medical Credit Fund (MCF), the not-for-profit fund for financing small and medium-sized (SMEs) healthcare companies in Africa, announced the disbursement of its first loan within MCF2.
CEPI and IVI collaborate on clinical research to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines in Africa
21-07-2021 | 11:08:00
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) today announced a new programme of clinical research which aims to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines in Africa.
Grifols to set up intravenous (IV) solutions manufacturing plant in Nigeria
21-07-2021 | 10:59:00
Grifols, a global producer of plasma-derived medicines and provider of technologies and services for hospitals, clinics and compounding centers, announced it will establish an intravenous (IV) solutions production plant in Nigeria.