Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Ghanaian Health Startup Raises $35 million for Africa Expansion Plan

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mPharma, a Ghanaian health startup, has raised $35 million for further expansion in Africa with the help of Citigroup Inc and other...

South African President Ramaphosa back at work after ending COVID-19 self-isolation

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has returned to work after finishing a week of self-isolation due to testing positive for COVID-19, his...

Uganda Overwhelmed by 32,000 Monthly Teen Pregnancies

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Nancy Namulindwa, 14, carries a 5-month-old baby on her back as she plays with children in a suburb of Kampala, Uganda's capital.

Nigeria to Ban Airlines from 3 Countries

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Nigeria announced Sunday that the country will ban the entry of passenger planes from the UK, Canada and Saudi Arabia.

MTN to Make Covid Vaccines Mandatory for Staff

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Africa's largest mobile phone company MTN has announced mandatory Covid-19 vaccines for its staff from January but it will give exemptions on...

Doctors announce national strike from December 6th

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The announcement of the observation of the strike, scheduled between the 6th and 10th of December, in all health units in the...

Kenya Restricts Access for Unvaccinated to Boost Inoculations

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Kenya will require people seeking government services to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus from Dec. 21 as authorities move to increase...

Pfizer Fights to Control Secret of$36 Billion Covid Vaccine Recipe

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Two of the most powerful figures in the fight against the pandemic faced off in July during a closed-door virtual summit on...

ECOWAS to manufacture malaria, COVID-19 vaccines: Report

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The 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is planning to start manufacturing its own malaria and COVID-19 vaccines in Senegal,...

AU calls on EU to recognize African COVID-19 vaccine certificates

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A senior official of the African Union Commission Tuesday urged European Union member countries against a policy of not accepting COVID-19 vaccine...

Tanzania to install 25 oxygen generating plants for COVID-19 patients

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DAR ES SALAAM -- Tanzanian health authorities said on Sunday they have started to install 25 oxygen generating plants across the country...

Get vaccines or face punishment, Kenya orders state workers

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Kenya will require all government workers to receive at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine before August 23 or face disciplinary action,...

Ghana approves two more COVID-19 vaccines

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ACCRA -- Ghana's Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has approved two more COVID-19 vaccines for importation and vaccination in the country, a...

Uganda Backs Herbal Treatments for Covid-19 Amid Delta Surge

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Uganda has added herbal remedies to treatments it recommends for the coronavirus even before concluding clinical trials as it battles a surge...

African continent suffers $190B in losses due to COVID-19: AfDB

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused $190 billion in losses to the African economy, the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) said...

World Bank, AU partner to deploy vaccines for 400M Africans

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KIGALI, Rwanda The World Bank and the African Union (AU)'s COVID-19 Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) decided to...

South Africa to Dispose of 2 Million Contaminated J&J Vaccines

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South Africa will dispose of 2 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines following a US ruling that ingredients for the country’s doses...

BioNTech prepares expansion into Africa alongside EU

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BioNTech is planning a push into Africa, aiming to establish mRNA vaccine production facilities on the continent as part of a long-term...

Today Is World Hypertension Day

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World Hypertension Day is observed annually to raise awareness about the symptoms of hypertension. The main aim of World Hypertension Day is...

Ghana Government takes delivery of 350,000 AstraZenecca vaccines from DR Congo

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Accra - Ghana on Friday morning, May 7, 2021, received 350,000 doses of the AstraZenecca COVID-19 vaccines from the Democratic Republic of...