Saturday, October 1 2022

South Africa: Health policy has become a confusing mess

Robert L. Rikard

Health Department pulled welcome changes to isolation, quarantine and contact tracing policies On December 23, the Chief Health Officer announced […]

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China strengthens diplomacy in health sector in Africa

Robert L. Rikard

By Kester Kenn Klomegah China and Africa will always be a community of destiny. At least its policy is strategically […]

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China boosts health diplomacy in Africa – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Robert L. Rikard

China and Africa will always be a community with a shared future. At least its policy is strategically focused on […]

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China boosts health diplomacy in Africa

Robert L. Rikard

China and Africa will always be a community with a shared future. At least its policy is strategically focused on […]

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South Africa: Health reminder circular regarding revised contact tracing, quarantine and isolation protocols related to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic

Robert L. Rikard

The Ministry of Health has been inundated with requests and comments from the media, stakeholders and the public since the […]

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South Africa: Health Department starts with J&J booster shots

Robert L. Rikard

The Department of Health has announced that it will begin administering the Johnson & Johnson booster from Thursday, December 24, […]

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ABCHealth wins the SERAS award for its impact in the health sector in Africa – Businessamlive

Robert L. Rikard

The African Business Coalition for Health (ABCHealth), a nonprofit organization focused on health advocacy, has been voted “Nonprofit of the […]

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South Africa: Health on the implementation of booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccine

Robert L. Rikard

The Ministry of Health is pleased to announce details of the implementation of booster doses for the COVID-19 vaccines used […]

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African youth renew their commitment to achieve the SDGs

Robert L. Rikard

Addis Ababa, December 21, 2021 (Walta) – Young Africans have pledged to work harder and ensure that the continent achieves […]

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African youth renew their commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

Robert L. Rikard

Young Africans have pledged to work harder and ensure that the continent achieves its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. […]

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ECA hosts a discussion with African youth to steer the continent towards achieving the SDGs

Robert L. Rikard

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa will organize a virtual event on the theme “African Youth in the Decade […]

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Omicron hospitalization rate less than 10% of Delta, says South African health minister, citing preliminary data

Robert L. Rikard

Marianne Guenot December 17, 2021, 2:22 PM A medical professional performs a COVID-19 test on a traveler at OR Tambo […]

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African youth discuss the urgency and action needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Robert L. Rikard

Addis Ababa, December 16, 2021 (ECA) – Youth from across the continent will come together for a virtual ECA event […]

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Omicron hospitalizations ‘remain low’, says South Africa’s Department of Health

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s Department of Health said on Thursday that Omicron COVID-19 deaths and hospitalizations remain relatively low despite global panic […]

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South Africa: Health in 2021 – Another tumultuous year in less than a thousand words

Robert L. Rikard

It wasn’t rocket science when we predicted in early 2021 that South Africa’s biggest challenge this year would be getting […]

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South Africa’s health minister gets a wake-up call and urges to pass it

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s health minister received his coronavirus booster shot on Tuesday and urged South Africans to get vaccinated. Speaking to […]

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No shorter isolation for South African health workers affected by Omicron; Ghana will only allow full vaccination- The New Indian Express

Robert L. Rikard

Through PTI JOHANNESBURG: South Africa will not reduce the 10-day isolation period for health workers infected with Omicron to make […]

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Omicron is more transmissible but appears to be less severe — South Africa’s Minister of Health

Robert L. Rikard

JOHANNESBURG — The South African Minister of Health has confirmed that omicron is the most transmissible variant of coronavirus to […]

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South African youth tackle coal and the climate crisis

Robert L. Rikard

Last month, the Center for Environmental Rights (CER), a South African environmental law organization and a close partner of Earthjustice, […]

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South African Minister of Health declares 4th wave of COVID-19

Robert L. Rikard

Joe Phaahla said there was a much steeper upward curve than seen in the last three waves Joe Phaahla, South […]

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Youth unemployment crisis in South Africa: the clock …

Robert L. Rikard

The time is not on South Africa’s side. The country – and its main social partners – must face difficult […]

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South African health body sees three times higher risk of re-infection with Omicron

Robert L. Rikard

A nurse prepares a dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine as the new variant of Omicron spreads, in Dutywa, […]

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Africa: Omicron – Africa Health Worker Jab rates less than a third

Robert L. Rikard

Blantyre, Malawi – As Africa grapples with the potential threat of the new variant of COVID-19, Omicron, only 27% of […]

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South Africa health body sees three times higher risk of re-infection with Omicron

Robert L. Rikard

A nurse prepares a dose of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine as the new variant of Omicron spreads, in Dutywa, […]

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Why just Africa? Health Experts Question Canada That Sets The Continent With COVID Travel Rules – National

Robert L. Rikard

As the newly discovered Omicron COVID-19 variant begins to invade cities around the world, Canada’s expanded travel restrictions have focused […]

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