Friday, August 12 2022

Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine linked to death in South Africa, health regulator reports

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NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! South Africa’s health regulator on Thursday reported a causal link between an […]

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The great majority of medical costs will be erased | GadCapital

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On Friday, the three major credit reporting agencies said that most medical bills incurred by Americans would be removed from […]

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African youth are open to plant-based meats as food safety and sustainability issues raise concern

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According to a report, plant-based meat products could replace a significant amount of conventionally processed meat on Africa’s menu, fueling […]

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WHO set to roll out Africa’s first malaria vaccine

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WHO to roll out Africa’s first malaria vaccine WHO to roll out Africa’s first […]

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South Africa: Health Minister Phaahla tested positive for Covid-19

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Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday after experiencing minor symptoms. “Minister Phaahla took tests earlier […]

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Making blockchain gaming useful to African youth — Quartz Africa Member Brief — Quartz

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Hi Quartz Africa members, The smartphone revolution and cheap mobile internet have led to an increase in the number of […]

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in the great health crisis in the Horn of Africa

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Driven by drought, families are leaving their homes by the thousands in search of food, water and pasture. Above: Women […]

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South Africa: Ministry of Health works with WHO to assess risk of spread of monkeypox

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The Department of Health and the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) are working with the World Health Organization (WHO) […]

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Centers ready to improve the health response in Africa

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The response to health emergencies across Africa is expected to be strengthened once the World Health Organization’s African Regional Operations […]

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The middle class is worried about the changes to come for the South African health system

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South Africa’s health system faces immense pressure as low-income people continue to receive inadequate care, while middle-class South Africans worry […]

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LEAP Africa Youth Day of Service in Commemoration of International Youth Day 2022

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Deadline: ongoing Applications are open for LEAP Africa Youth Day of Service in commemoration of International Youth Day 2022. Initiated […]

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Company bets on technology to promote health coverage in Africa

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Technology Company bets on technology to promote health coverage in Africa Thursday, June 30, 2022 Dr Polly Okello, CEO of […]

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Africa: launch of a health-climate alliance to help countries turn their commitments into action

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The World Health Organization and the Government of the United Kingdom have launched a new platform on health and climate […]

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Africa: Youth Hub Africa educates over 100 Nigerians on human rights and conflict management

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Youth Hub Africa (YHA), a non-governmental organization, concluded a two-day sensitization program titled “You Matter in this Matter” in Abuja. […]

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Africa: Young people are the generation that will help save our ocean and our future, says UN chief

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The world must do more to stop the dramatic decline in the health of the oceans, UN Secretary-General António Guterres […]

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Is justice a reality for survivors of GBV in South Africa?

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At least 150 cases of rape of people are reported daily to the police in South Africa. According to the […]

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A robust private sector could strengthen Africa’s health system – experts | The new times

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A robust and profitable private sector is important to help the African continent have strong health systems, medical sector players […]

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Chronic staff shortages are suffocating African health systems: WHO study

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House ” General ” Chronic staff shortages are suffocating African health systems: WHO study Download logoA severe shortage of health […]

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Why African youth want to emigrate to Europe and the United States — Quartz Africa

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Economic strife, insecurity, corruption, political intolerance, unreliable internet and poor education systems are behind the desire of many young Africans […]

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African youth view China as a positive contributor: new study

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JOHANNESBURG, June 14 (Xinhua) — African youth regard China as the most influential foreign country on their continent, with a […]

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Despite entrepreneurship, African youth will still struggle

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A little over a week ago, Forbes has released its long-awaited “30 Under 30” list for the African continent. As […]

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4th African Youth Innovation Challenge in Tourism

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The deadline for the 4e The African Youth Innovation Challenge in Tourism has been extended until June 20, 2022 due […]

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Africa Youth Growth Foundation Recruitment 2022 (5 positions)

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Apply for the Africa Youth Growth Foundation Recruitment 2022 (5 positions) below. Report says there is an ongoing African Youth […]

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Africa Health ExCon ​​ends with initiative on vaccine production, 12 recommendations – Health – Egypt

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The initiative launched at the conference, which was held at the Al-Manara International Conference Center in New Cairo, aims to […]

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Caring for Africa’s health – Egypt – Al-Ahram Weekly

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Al-Sisi visits the exhibition This week, Egypt hosted the first Africa Health ExCon, a major medical event on the continent. […]

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Compulsory vaccination policies under review in South Africa – Health and Safety

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June 07, 2022 Herbert Smith Freehills To print this article, all you need to do is be registered […]

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Africa: Health and Wellbeing – The Foundation for Safety, Peace and Security #WHA75

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Johannesburg – WHO member states agree that for peace to prevail in conflict-affected areas, good medical assistance and health resources […]

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Egypt hosts the first Africa Health ExCon

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Egypt – The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board (ETPB), participated in the first […]

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Sisi attends the opening of the Africa Health ExCon

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On Sunday, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attended the opening of the Africa Health ExCon. This is the first medical […]

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Temba Bavuma & Co. all smiles as South Africa land in Delhi for 1st T20I against India

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South African players have landed in Delhi for the 1st T20I. Photo: Twitter HIGHLIGHTS South African players have landed in […]

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Japanese companies will participate in Africa Health ExCon

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Japanese pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers will have a strong presence at Africa Health ExCon, which will be the largest […]

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Egypt to host the 1st Africa Health ExCon ​​as the largest medical exhibition and conference on the continent – Health – Egypt

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The conference will be held under the motto “Your Gateway to Innovation and Trade” at the Al-Manara International Conference Center […]

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Young innovators gear up for the 4th African Youth Tourism Innovation Summit and Challenge 2022

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The young innovators prepared for the 4e Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation Summit & Challenge 2022. Organized by the Namibian […]

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No currently reported cases of monkeypox in Africa: Health officials on global trajectory of virus

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Topline This week, the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) confirmed that there are currently no cases of monkeypox in […]

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Launch of the HIV mRNA vaccine development program in Africa

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With the participation of African experts, breakthroughs are underway in an mRNA vaccine against HIV. The nonprofit scientific research organization, […]

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South Africa: Health workers on mission to break the rural-urban immunization divide

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South Africa is currently experiencing a surge of new COVID-19 cases caused by two omicron subvariants. A group of South […]

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Explain the proposed changes to the Health Act in South Africa

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Suggested changes to the National Health Act have sparked a public storm. Analysts say the way they were put together […]

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Africa: Young people demand a voice in the call to action against child labor

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Durban — Ashley has extensive work experience. She worked the sweat of her brow in the scorching sun on the […]

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ANALYSIS: Explaining proposed amendments to South Africa’s Health Act

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Covid-19 in South Africa state of disaster finished end of March 2022. The government is now looking to add some […]

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Strengthening health capacities: how African health systems can cope with COVID-19 and beyond

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“Dr. Michael K. ObengFounder and CEORESTORE Worldwide Inc » There have been and will continue to be many preventable deaths […]

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The 1st edition of the Africa Health ExCon ​​will kick off in Egypt on June 5 to propel investments in healthcare in Africa

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The Egyptian Unified Public Procurement Authority (UPA) will kick off the first edition of the Africa Health ExCon ​​under the […]

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Mentoring African youth in the development of international environmental policies

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By Lewis Kihumba 5e session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2) took place in person and online from […]

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WHO: COVID-19 is falling everywhere, except Americas and Africa – Health

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Published on May 12, 2022 5:54 p.m. WHO: COVID-19 is falling everywhere, except in America and Africa GENEVA (AP) — […]

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Why protecting land and biodiversity in Africa is everyone’s business

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In a world marked by an increasingly rapid cycle of news, conflict and division, there are rare moments when there […]

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West Africa: Minister of Health asks W/A countries to promote research

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Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has called for closer collaboration between health institutions in West Africa to promote research and information […]

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Apply to join the Youth Task Forces of the African Youth Partnership for an Equitable Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Deadline: May 20, 2022 Calling on young Africans to join the Youth Task Forces of the African Youth Partnership for […]

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South African health regulations expire at midnight – SAPeople

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South African health regulations expire at midnight. Photo: iStockPhoto The 30-day extension to South Africa’s Covid-19 regulations will expire at […]

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South African youth – again our most powerful weapon…

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You only have to skim through the headlines from time to time to realize that South Africa is in deep […]

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Here’s how to reverse land degradation in Africa

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From South Africa to Kenya, Africa is rapidly losing healthy land – but solutions are emerging By Nita Bhalla and […]

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Health inequities in Horn of Africa worsen amid conflict: activists

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NAIROBI, April 26 (Xinhua) — Civil unrest in the Horn of Africa region is hampering access to timely and quality […]

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Strengthening health capacities: how can African health systems cope, COVID-19 and beyond?

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Dr. Michael K. ObengFounder and Global CEO of RESTORE There have been and will continue to be many preventable deaths […]

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Minister of Health, Health News, ET HealthWorld

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South Africa has seen “worrying signs” of a daily spike in Covid-19 infections over the past week, Health Minister Joe […]

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Rise in Covid-19 infections ‘worrying sign’ for South Africa: health minister

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South Africa has seen ‘worrying signs’ of a daily spike in Covid-19 infections over the past week, Health Minister Joe […]

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New guidelines to uplift African youth in agriculture

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New guidelines to increase investments for and with youth in agrifood systems in Africa have been released by the Food […]

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South Africa: Minister of Health sets up team for KZN floods

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Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla has assembled a health team made up of officials from national and provincial departments to […]

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Take advantage of the AfCFTA to provide jobs and skills to African youth

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Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey received the 11-member delegation at her office on Monday Zambian delegation visits Ghana Zambian MPs to focus […]

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2 new Omicron sublines discovered in South Africa, Health News, ET HealthWorld

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Johannesburg, the South African Department of Health has confirmed that the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 sublines exist in the country. […]

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Penreach YES Program for Youth Employment in South Africa 2022

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Penreach YES Program for Youth Employment in South Africa 2022 When is the application deadline: April 14, 2022 Tell me […]

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Decolonizing “Afrophobic Assumptions” in African Land Policies

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Uchendu Eugene Chigbu Africa is a complex continent. It has a population made up of Africans and others of European […]

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Tanzanian named CEO of Africa Health Research Fund

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By Zephania Ubwani Arusha. A Tanzanian medical scientist has been appointed CEO of the Africa Research Excellence Fund (Aref). Professor […]

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Health commemorates World Health Day

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South Africa will join the rest of the global community tomorrow (Thursday, April 7) to mark World Health Day to […]

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South Africa: Health commemorates World Health Day

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Download logo South Africa will join the rest of the global community tomorrow (Thursday 7 April) in commemorating World Health […]

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East Africa: Health system inequities in East Africa drive antimicrobial resistance

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The COVID pandemic has exposed longstanding structural flaws in societies, particularly in health systems. These same inequalities are also at […]

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Africa: Health and Environment

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It’s time we took more responsibility for how our actions exacerbate human health and environmental problems! On World Health Day […]

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Standard Bank South Africa Youth Development and Employment Programs 2022

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Standard Bank South Africa Youth Development and Employment Programs 2022 When is the application deadline: Job ID: 55867 Reward Tell […]

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Pan African Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) 2022 for Namibians

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Deadline: April 5, 2022 Applications are open for the Pan African Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) 2022. The Pan African Youth […]

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Standard Bank South Africa Youth Development and Employment Programs 2022

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Standard Bank South Africa Youth Development and Employment Programs 2022 When is the application deadline: Job ID: 55867 Reward Tell […]

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Johnson & Johnson: Health Products Regulatory Authority of South Africa approves dapivirine ring developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ, March 11, 2022 – Johnson & Johnson (the Company) is pleased with the approval by the South […]

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South Africa’s Health Products Regulatory Authority approves the dapivirine ring developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides

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South Africa’s Health Products Regulatory Authority approves the dapivirine ring developed by the International Partnership for Microbicides South Africa’s Health […]

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Africa’s youth are already leading the way to economic success

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With the steady increase in Africa the youth population is expected to double by 2050, the need for innovative and […]

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How to Help Young South Africans Avoid the Streets and Trouble – Bhekisisa

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A man kicks a soccer ball down the street during the lockdown in Alexandra Township, Johannesburg. (IMF Photo/James Oatway) Recreational […]

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Moderna signs with Kenya for Africa’s first mRNA facility, Health News, ET HealthWorld

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Kenya – Moderna on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Kenyan government for the drugmaker’s first mRNA vaccine […]

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[Call for New Members] Become a Generation Connect – AFRICA Youth Envoy!

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Deadline: March 6, 22 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched a call for applications for new members of the […]

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COVID prompts call for more investment in Africa’s healthcare systems

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Experts are calling for increased investment in healthcare infrastructure in Africa to support data collection, research and development related to […]

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South Africa: Health in the Eastern Cape – New plans to get chronic disease drugs to people in rural areas

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Having woken up around 5 a.m. to come to the hospital to collect her medicine, sixty-nine-year-old Gogo Nophumzile Cwane hoped […]

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South Africa: Health announces changes to vaccination program

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The Ministry of Health wishes to announce changes to the vaccination program as part of ongoing efforts guided by scientific […]

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Coronavirus – South Africa: Health announces changes to vaccination program

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Download logo The Ministry of Health wishes to announce changes to the vaccination program as part of ongoing efforts guided […]

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Help South African youth and take part in the JumpStart Challenge

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Calling all cyclists, runners, joggers and walkers! Make a difference in the lives of unemployed youth by signing up for […]

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Africa’s health security needs strong African regulators

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While safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines and treatments have been developed at record speed and unprecedented volumes, they have still […]

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Africa Health ExCon ​​will help Egypt become a pharmaceutical hub: UK Ambassador – Economy – Business

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At the MoU signing event held in Cairo on Thursday The AHE is a pharmaceutical exhibition which will be held […]

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EU organizations raise €500 million to strengthen health systems in Africa

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) pledges €500 million in a partnership launched by the World Health Organization, the European Investment […]

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ITU Generation Connect – Africa Youth Group (GC-AFR) 2022 for young Africans

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Registration deadline: March 6, 2022​​ ITU Office for Africa has launched a call for new members of the Generation Connect […]

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NATHEALTH and the African Health Federation Organized the Second India-Africa Health Summit: India’s Tech-Inspired Rapid Vaccination Campaign Applauded by Leading African Health Officials

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Previous story: Preview of the India Designer Show in association with Dinamic Advertising & Productions NATHEALTH and the African Health […]

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NATHEALTH and the African Health Federation organized the second India-Africa Health Summit

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Read the article The program was inspired by the success of the vaccination campaign in India With the aim of […]

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Zimbabweans are suffocating South Africa’s healthcare system

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The South African Ministry of Health in Musina has expressed concern over the influx of Zimbabweans seeking treatment, especially maternity […]

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Orkla Alternative Proteins invests in two startups

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Orkla Alternative Proteins a invested in two startups, Change Foods and Arkeon, which are using technology to produce the cheese […]

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Kraft Heinz raises its annual sales forecast

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Kraft Heinz Co increased its annual organic sales growth forecasts after benefiting from higher product prices and sustained demand for […]

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Procter & Gamble raises full-year sales guidance on resilient demand

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Procter & Gamble has raises its revenue forecast for the full yearsaying consumer demand for personal cleaning and healthcare products […]

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Lavazza sees 2022 as “difficult” and stops Russian activities

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Italian coffee maker Lavazza said on Wednesday it expects a tough 2022 due to rising commodity prices after announcing a […]

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Ferrero tells Americans to get rid of some Kinder products over salmonella fears

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Ferrero has asked US consumers to dispose of certain Kinder chocolate products that are not authorized for distribution in the […]

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Conagra Brands cuts profit outlook as supply chain costs rise

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Conagra Brands Inc. on Thursday lowered its full-year profit forecast despite several rounds of price increases, as an overstretched supply […]

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Beverage firms spooked as India refuses to exempt some plastic straws from ban

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India has rejected demands from major global and domestic beverage companies to exempt certain plastics Straws of a ban that […]

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The necessary development of health technologies in Africa

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African health systems suffer from serious inefficiencies. Countries on the continent are grappling with disruptions in medical equipment and drug […]

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Carrefour Italia expands its plant-based offer with Heura Foods

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Spanish producer of vegetable “meat” Heura Foods signed a distribution agreement with Carrefour Italia to distribute its products in more […]

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Tate & Lyle to acquire Quantum, a Chinese dietary fiber company

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Ingredients group Tate & Lyle has signed an agreement to to acquire Quantum Hi-Tech (Guangdong) Biological Co., Ltd (Quantum), a […]

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Sodexo slashes full-year guidance as COVID and war in Ukraine fuel uncertainty

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The French catering and catering group Sodexo has reduced its full-year organic revenue growth guidance, citing uncertainties due to COVID-19 […]

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NOUKYMAS – Specialists in cosmetic products for pets

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NOUKYMAS is a Spanish company specialized in cosmetic products for pets since 2004. It offers a wide range of products […]

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Vital post-pandemic information to be revealed at Natural & Organic Products Europe 2022

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First nature and organic business meeting in Europe, Natural & Organic Products Europelaunched a world-class speaker program, which will include […]

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The Sweets & Snacks Expo attracts international attention

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North America’s Largest Confectionery and Snack Show, the Sweets & Snacks loungewill celebrate its 25th edition this year. Scheduled for […]

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Notes from Africa: Komenda, Majid Al Futtaim, Ocrim, Dangote Sugar Refinery

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Here is the latest MYfrom the regular series, Notes from Africa, which brings you the latest retail, consumer goods and […]

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South Africa’s Land Bank seeks to emerge from default by the end of March

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(Bloomberg) – South Africa’s biggest lender to farmers is seeking to emerge from debt default by the end of March, […]

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PZ Cussons acquires personal care brand Childs Farm

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PZ Cussons a announced the acquisition of the total issued share capital of children’s farma personal care brand for babies […]

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Beiersdorf Announces New CEO of La Prairie Skincare Arm

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The manufacturer of Nivea Beiersdorf has announced the appointment of Philippe Lamy as the new CEO of its La Prairie […]

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Fever-Tree sees its turnover increase by a quarter and records “strong” growth in all markets

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Premium blender brand Fever-Tree has saw a 23% increase of full-year revenue growth (+26% reported), with the company saying it […]

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Frostkrone to showcase finger food and snack innovations at IFE

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Frostkrone Food Group will showcase a wide selection of finger food and snack innovations at the International Food & Drink […]

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Africa: Health, Happiness and Income Inequality – New Perspectives from an African Perspective

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The problems associated with some forms of inequity are easier to understand than others. Unequal access to health care or […]

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Promoting peasant seeds in West Africa – Young farmers

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Young peasant seed producers in West Africa called on authorities to engage young people to protect and promote peasant seed […]

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South Africa health regulator registers Sinopharm COVID vaccine

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Aadd details and background JOHANNESBURG, February 7 (Reuters) – South Africa’s health regulator said on Monday it had registered China’s […]

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Health Sector Financing Strategies in Africa

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Never before in the last half-century has the healthcare landscape in Africa seen so much change and so much interest. […]

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The health technology sector in Africa provides effective and affordable solutions

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Health systems in Africa suffer from serious inefficiencies. Countries across the continent grapple with disruptions in medical equipment and medicines […]

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