Saturday, October 1 2022

Reimagining Health Workforce Development for Africa’s Health Security – Africa CDC

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Addis Ababa, September 28, 2022 – The Republic of South Africa and the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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South Africa: Health in South Africa goes up in smoke

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In response to a parliamentary question from the DA, Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla revealed that there were seven hospital […]

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Why African Youth Holds the Key to Its Development Potential – The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

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(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic […]

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Overweight and obesity cost the South African healthcare system R33 billion a year

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Quantifying the financial costs of overweight and obesity is important for national policy, say the SA researchers. Overweight and obesity […]

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The drive to protect African lands displaces its greatest guardians: indigenous peoples

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Patrick Kipalu is a natural resource management and human rights expert from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He directs the […]

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Giving African youth a voice in shaping the climate agenda. Their future is at stake | Graca Machel

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IIt is ironic that Africa – sometimes called the “youngest continent” due to the average age of its population under […]

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African Youth, Champions and Leaders to Gather in Rwanda for YouthConnekt Africa Summit – Malawi 24

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The Government of Rwanda through its Ministry of Youth and Culture, in collaboration with the YouthConnekt Africa Hub, the United […]

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Pan African Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) Alumni All-Stars 2023 for Young African Leaders

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United States Department of State Pan-African Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) Alumni All-Stars 2023 What is the application deadline? October 1, […]

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Call for Volunteer Board Members: African Youth Advisory Board on Disaster Risk Reduction (AYAB/DRR)

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Deadline: September 4, 2022 Applications to join the African Youth Advisory Council on Disaster Risk Reduction are now open. The […]

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Social media is a factor in ‘mental health problems’ among young people in South Africa: Pastoral worker

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A study by South African researchers indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened cases of mental health problems among children […]

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South Africa: Health official slammed for verbal attack on Zimbabwean patient

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Cape Town — In a viral video, Limpopo Province, MEC for Health, Phophi Ramathuba, told a migrant patient that illegal […]

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South Africa: Health responds to Limpopo Health video MEC

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The Ministry of Health has acknowledged that the public health system is struggling in some areas to meet the health […]

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South Africa: Ministry of Health comment on Limpopo Health video clip MEC

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The National Department of Health has been inundated with media requests to weigh in on the current debate sparked by […]

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Cape Verde will host the 2nd edition of the Africa Cup for young U-17 boys, girls in October 2023 | Latest Sports and Football News in Nigeria

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Photo…LR: Daniel Curcio, President Referee abroad with Newman and Godson, organizers of the Africa Youth Cup Excitement is in the […]

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Young Africans deserve better learning opportunities

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Two years of the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated the education crisis in West and Central Africa. The pandemic has hampered […]

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Social media can drive the health revolution in Africa

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We live in the information age and social media is no longer the preserve of bored teenagers. It is reported […]

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South Africa: Health urges people to save lives through organ donation

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Download logo As the country joins the global community in commemorating the campaign to raise awareness of the importance of […]

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Health urges people to save lives through organ donation

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As the country joins the global community in commemorating the campaign to raise awareness of the importance of organ transplantation […]

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The gig economy: a viable solution for the transformation of African youth

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By Marjorie Saint-Lot – Country Manager for Uber in Ghana and Ivory Coast August 12 is international youth day. Since […]

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NANTA carries Nigeria’s flag to glory at UNWTO Africa Youth Tourism Summit

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The Africa Youth Tourism Summit organized by the United Nations World Tourism Organization Africa Region in partnership with the Namibian […]

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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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Nigeria wins 6 medals at the ITTF Africa Youth Championship

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The Nigeria team won a total of six medals at the just-concluded ITTF Youth Championship in Tunisia. The team won […]

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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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CMG Launches “Great to Meet You” China-Africa Youth Video Contest » Capital News

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The CMG China-Africa Youth Video Contest was officially launched on July 25. Through the original works of young African and […]

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4th African Youth Tourism Innovation Summit and Challenge 2022

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The fourth edition of the Africa Youth in tourism innovation challenge and summit will take place in Namibia from July […]

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LEAP Africa 2022 Youth Service Day is here! Find out how you can help create lasting change

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Initiated by LEAP Africathe Youth Service Day (YDoS) is an annual youth-led eventsocial impact campaign focused on the “Sustainable Development […]

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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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African youth plan to move out of ‘wazee’ dominated space

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By Charles Onyango-Obbo The recent African Youth Survey (AYS) made for grim reading. He revealed that 52% of young Africans […]

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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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The Youth Foundation tackles the challenges of youth employability in Africa

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Youth employment challenges in Africa are being addressed through youth empowerment initiatives. In a statement shared by Anusha Naicker, Country […]

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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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Chronic staffing shortages are suffocating Africa’s health systems: WHO study – Reuters

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Brazzaville – A severe shortage of health workers in Africa is hampering access to and delivery of health services, even […]

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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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Africa Youth in Tourism will spearhead the revival of the industry

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As a key component of the African Youth Tourism Innovation Summit, the Tourism Innovation Challenge is expected to spark innovative […]

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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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Youth Learn Vocational Skills for Fishing Industry – MissionNewswire

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The Salesian Waves of Change program educates more than 200 young people in the fishing industry each year SOUTH AFRICA […]

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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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WHO and partners seek to revive Africa’s health emergency response – Reuters

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Brazzaville – With at least 100 health emergencies a year in Africa, ranging from epidemics to natural or man-made disasters, […]

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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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