Friday, May 20 2022

Vaccination hesitation persists among African health workers – CBS17.com

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through: CHINEDU ASADU, Associated Press Posted: November 25, 2021 / 12:07 PM EST / Update: November 25, 2021 / 12:07 […]

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African youth lost in Glasgow

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As the COP26 meetings wrapped up on Sunday, it quickly became clear that the region which will suffer the worst […]

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The future of South African youth: an urgent and unclear problem …

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President Cyril Ramaphosa’s long-awaited appointment to the new board of directors of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) has, once […]

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Obert Dube charms Africa at the Pan-African Youth Conference

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The Chronicle Leonard Ncube, Victoria Falls reporter Award-winning poet Obert Dube recently charmed the entire continent when he recently performed […]

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Africa: Young people embody the “spirit” of the 21st century more than parents, according to a new survey

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Even in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and other global challenges, children and youth are almost 50% […]

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Health start-up Africa Health Holdings secures $ 18 million in funding for technology services

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Four African blockchain startups, HouseAfrica, CARMA, Mazzuma and Pravica have received $ 125,000 in funding from CV Lab, these startups […]

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South Africa’s healthcare system is on its knees: budget offers no relief

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s medium-term fiscal policy statement for 2021 was more of the same old story. This was not talking about […]

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Healthcare startup Africa Health Holdings secures $ 18 million Series A funding to deploy technology services – TechCrunch

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Africa Health Holdings, a multi-hospital health care start-up, has secured $ 18 million in a Series A round, funds that […]

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South Africa’s health system is on its knees: the budget offers no relief

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s medium-term fiscal policy statement for 2021 was more of the same old narrative. This fell short of high […]

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South Africa’s healthcare system is on its knees – budget offers no relief

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s medium-term fiscal policy statement for 2021 was more of the same old story. This was not talking about […]

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South Africa: PhD student in health sciences receives Google scholarship

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PhD student Dennis Dogbey, of the Medical Biotechnology and Immunotherapy (MB&I) Research Unit of the Institute of Infectious Diseases and […]

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the budget offers no relief

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s medium-term fiscal policy statement for 2021 was more of the same old story. This was not talking about […]

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MSF urges vaccine giants to share technology with Africa

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An international organization, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), has called on the giants of COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing to share their technology […]

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Corruption is the most common story young Africans hear on the continent

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Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi, November 10, 2021 – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – Young people in North Africa are […]

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Corruption is the most common story young Africans hear about the continent | The Guardian Nigeria News

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Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi, November 10, 2021 – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – Young people in North Africa are […]

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Amazon founder to pledge more than 856 million euros for land restoration in Africa

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is about to pledge 856 million euros for land restoration in Africa. At an event at […]

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South Africa: health activists call for patent law reform

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Around 100 people marched from Park Street in Pretoria to the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC) on Tuesday, […]

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Chido Mpemba appointed Youth Envoy for Africa

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The Chronicle Sikhulekelani Moyo / Angela Sibanda, chroniclersA WOMAN from Bulawayo has been appointed African Youth Envoy after defeating hundreds […]

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Amazon founder to pledge over £ 700million for land restoration in Africa

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A Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is set to pledge £ 732million for land restoration in Africa. The fund has pledged […]

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NYA commemorates African Youth Day in Cape Coast today

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The National Youth Authority (NYA) will join African Union (AU) member states from Monday, November 1 to celebrate African Youth […]

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Bridging the Healthcare Gap in Africa by Strive Masiyiwa & Gordon Brown

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As the United States and other wealthy countries in the North begin administering booster vaccinations against COVID-19, only 8.5% of […]

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African students attend China-Africa Youth Festival in Beijing

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About 100 young people from China and African countries gathered in Beijing on Tuesday to open the 6th China-Africa Youth […]

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Africa: Youth Connekt Africa summit takes off today in Accra … Presidents Akufo-Addo and Paul Kegame will be present

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Accra will host this morning the fourth edition of the Youth ConneKT Africa summit, the largest youth platform that seeks […]

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South African youth largely dictate retail spending …

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Do you think parents control the household budget? Think again: young people may not make a lot of money yet, […]

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Fighting a pandemic while launching the health revolution in Africa

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When Dr John Nkengasong took the post of first chief of the new African Centers for Disease Control in 2017, […]

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TikTok seduces African youth

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Relaxing after a workout at The Gambia’s Independence Stadium in September, a group of young athletes watched TikTok videos of […]

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Rwanda to host conference on land policies in Africa

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By staff reporter RWANDA will host this year’s edition of the Conference on Land Policy in Africa (CLPA), which will […]

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South African youth take up the challenge of climate change

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The South African Youth Climate Action Plan (SAYCAP) is a call to national stakeholders. It also calls on the global […]

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South Africa’s youth employment tax incentive policy has not worked

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa has one of the highest unemployment rates in the world. This was true even before unemployment rose as […]

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Africa: pillars of an action plan – South African youth take up the climate challenge

Robert L. Rikard

Young South Africans have made it clear that their voices go beyond just being tokens in climate action discussions and […]

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South Africa: Ministry of Health to introduce vaccine certificate

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the Ministry of Health will soon deploy the vaccine certificate as proof that residents […]

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Report: Corruption in South Africa’s Department of Health during COVID

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A report into the dealings of senior South African Department of Health officials during the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Corruption at South Africa’s Ministry of Health during COVID

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JOHANNESBURG – A report on the actions of senior South African Ministry of Health officials during the coronavirus pandemic was […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Young South Africans are being left behind, and that’s why they don’t vote

Robert L. Rikard

Most economists predict growth of around 4-5% this year. Many refuse to participate because they believe that little is being […]

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UK rules on Covid vaccines cause hesitation – Africa Health Boss

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BBC Africa The head of the African health agency has warned that the UK’s policy of not accepting Covid-19 vaccine […]

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FIBA Africa Youth Camp 2021 reflects the popularity of basketball in the region

Robert L. Rikard

ABIDJAN (Ivory Coast) – After three days of activities, the third and final FIBA ​​Africa youth camp organized this month […]

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Relaxed lockdown restrictions under consideration for South Africa: Minister of Health

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Health Minister Joe Phaahla said South Africa was seeing a drop in the third wave of its Covid-19 cases, and […]

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Most tears come from the land of Africa

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By Charles Onyango-Obbo The violence in Laikipia County, at first glance, is sparked by drought-stricken nomads seeking pasture on green […]

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Reluctance to immunize is widespread among young Africans

Robert L. Rikard

Reluctance to immunize is widespread among young people in Africa, new research shows. The Ichikowitz Family Foundation’s 2021 survey of […]

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African youth hold the key to the expansion of agritech across the continent

Robert L. Rikard

The Covid pandemic has drawn global attention to the drastic need for food systems to change and become more efficient, […]

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FIBA Africa Youth Camp in full swing in Saly

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SALY (Senegal) – Just days after its inauguration in Nairobi, Kenya, the four-day FIBA ​​Africa youth camp resumed in the […]

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Huge success at the first FIBA ​​Africa youth camp in Nairobi

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NAIROBI (Kenya) – There is no doubt that the first FIBA ​​Africa Youth Camp which was opened in Nairobi on […]

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African youth “are leading a revolution to transform African food systems”

Robert L. Rikard

This will allow the company that one of us started, ColdHubs, to build ten more solar-powered, digital-monitoring cold storage units […]

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FIBA launches Africa Youth Camp in three cities

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ABIDJAN (Ivory Coast) – The road to the inaugural edition of the FIBA ​​Africa Youth Camp has been confirmed. The […]

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African youth hard hit by lockdowns and COVID slowdown

Robert L. Rikard

The future looked bright for Tinashe Mapuranga, an intern at a major Zimbabwe bank who looked ready for a job […]

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South African Minister of Health on new C.1.2 variant – and why you should expect a booster shot

Robert L. Rikard

Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla told the National Council of Provinces that current scientific reports suggest vaccination still offers protection […]

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Government plans compulsory vaccines in South Africa (Minister of Health)

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Health Minister Joe Phaahla said his department was discussing the introduction of mandatory Covid-19 vaccines in South Africa. Speaking to […]

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South Africa: Young people eager to get vaccinated

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President Cyril Ramaphosa congratulated the young people for participating in large numbers and for registering to be vaccinated against COVID-19. […]

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Cyril Ramaphosa | South African youth lead by example with Covid-19 vaccination

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President Cyril Ramaphosa. President Cyril Ramaphosa writes in his weekly newsletter that he is not surprised to see young people […]

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South Africa: Ministry of Health launches vaccination campaign at taxi rank

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To increase its vaccination figures, the KZN is trying various initiatives, including driving vaccination sites The KZN Ministry of Health […]

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Focus on African youth

Robert L. Rikard

This means that without the inclusion of young people in the development process, our plans to bring about change and […]

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African youth are key to transforming food systems – AfDB

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) said that the active participation of Africa’s youth population is key to increasing agricultural production […]

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African youth key to transforming food systems, says AfDB

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Gilbert Ekugbe The African Development Bank (AfDB) said the active participation of the youth population in Africa is vital to […]

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Alex Divine Wins International Recognition as ‘African Youth Empowerment Person of the Year’ – FrontPageAfrica

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Monrovia – Alex Divine, Executive Director of Youth for Change, a local youth organization in Liberia, has been selected by […]

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Investing in African youth is crucial for sustainable development :: Mmegi Online

Robert L. Rikard

Africa is often said to be blessed with a ‘demographic dividend’ in the form of its extremely young population, but […]

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Africa: Alex Divine Wins International Recognition as “Youth Empowerment Personality of the Year” in Africa

Robert L. Rikard

Monrovia – Alex Divine, Executive Director of Youth for Change, a local youth organization in Liberia, has been selected by […]

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Africa health chief says jabs helped him survive COVID-19

Robert L. Rikard

The head of the African Union health watchdog, John Nkengasong, revealed on Thursday that he was battling COVID-19 but had […]

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How a land reform agency could break South Africa’s land redistribution deadlock

Robert L. Rikard

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has conceded that the country’s land reform program is taking too long to meet the […]

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Miracle Africa International Foundation intervenes in the education of young people through sport in Africa

Robert L. Rikard

Miracle Africa International Foundation (MAIF) is a non-profit organization based in Switzerland, founded by Nadia Murabet in 2008. MAIF’s mission […]

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Africa: Viva young people, Viva! Unlocking the potential of African youth

Robert L. Rikard

We lean on the shoulders of those who have gone before us, those who have paved a way or opened […]

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Africa Health Holdings joins SafeCare’s quality standardization program

Robert L. Rikard

Africa Health Holdings Limited has become the latest healthcare service provider to join the SafeCare healthcare safety and quality standardization […]

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“Young and Useful” – Register Today for LEAP Africa Youth Day of Service 2021

Robert L. Rikard

Initiated by LEAP Africa, Youth Day of Service (YDoS) is an annual one-week pan-African youth social impact campaign that begins […]

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South Africa: KZN health services struggle to function amid looting and violent unrest

Robert L. Rikard

Ambulances immobilized, hospitals with reduced staff, vaccination program interrupted and clinics closed in eThekwini Looting and widespread unrest in KwaZuku-Natal […]

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As the third wave hits South Africa, a health facility…

Robert L. Rikard

Rein Sparks is a health activist and an Aspen New Voices Fellow. Healthcare facilities across South Africa are regularly assessed […]

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South Africa: Health professionals work as a team – their training should prepare them

Robert L. Rikard

Good communication and understanding of the roles of other disciplines within a health care team has been found to lead […]

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Highly infectious Delta Covid variant is ripping through South Africa: health department

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Acting health minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has confirmed that the highly infectious Delta variant of Covid-19 is likely behind the current […]

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COVID-19 disrupts health in sub-Saharan Africa | News

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For immediate release: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Boston, MA—At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many African leaders instituted preventative […]

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South Africa health regulator to assess effectiveness of Sinopharm vaccine

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Signage of Sinopharm is seen at the 2020 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS), following the COVID-19 outbreak, in […]

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S. Africa’s health regulator will assess the effectiveness of Sinopharm …

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(Add more details) JOHANNESBURG, June 23 (Reuters) – The South African health regulator said on Wednesday that it had received […]

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Entrepreneurship will save South African youth

Robert L. Rikard

Forty-five years ago, on June 16, 1976, 13-year-old Hector Pieterson was killed when police opened fire on black students protesting […]

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Young South Africans are not “millennials”

Robert L. Rikard

It’s June, which means it’s Youth Month. But young South Africans are often misunderstood and generalizations tend to abound. So […]

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South African health minister put on contract leave

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s health minister was placed on special leave on Tuesday due to a corruption scandal involving […]

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South African health minister put on contract leave

Robert L. Rikard

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s health minister was placed on special leave on Tuesday due to a corruption scandal involving […]

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South African health minister put on contract leave – WBOY.com

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through: MOGOMOTSI MAGOME, Associated Press Job : June 8, 2021 / 2:29 p.m. EDT / Update: June 8, 2021 / […]

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South African Minister of Health on contract leave | KTAB

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through: MOGOMOTSI MAGOME, Associated Press Posted: June 8, 2021 / 1:29 PM CDT / Update: June 8, 2021 / 7:57 […]

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Risk of COVID-19 wave threatens African healthcare facilities – world

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Brazzaville – As the risk of an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases increases, African countries urgently need to […]

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Risk of COVID-19 wave threatens African healthcare facilities

Robert L. Rikard

In the past two weeks, Africa has recorded a 20% increase in cases compared to the previous fortnight. The pandemic […]

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Africa Day Symposium: Harnessing the Dividends of African Youth

Robert L. Rikard

Africa must nurture and celebrate its youth and the power it has to change the discourse of the continent, said […]

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France proposes a “new pact” for the health and economic emergency of Africa

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PARIS France hosted the Summit on the Financing of African Economies on Tuesday, promising a new economic deal for Africa […]

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Africa: Young activists call for greater influence in decision-making for climate-affected Africans

Robert L. Rikard

Young environmentalists seek a seat at the table as decisions are made about their future as climate impacts worsen across […]

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African health body urges patience on impact of vaccine patent waiver

Robert L. Rikard

NAIROBI, May 6 (Reuters) – The African Union health agency on Thursday welcomed US President Joe Biden’s decision to waive […]

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South African health regulator recommends resuming Johnson & Johnson vaccinations

Robert L. Rikard

South Africa’s health regulator recommended resuming use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, days after the country followed the […]

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AstraZeneca firing delay in India could be ‘catastrophic’ for Africa – health official

Robert L. Rikard

ADDIS ABABA, April 1 (Reuters) – India’s temporary suspension on major COVID-19 vaccine exports from AstraZeneca (AZN.L) will jeopardize Africa’s […]

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African health systems fail to meet the needs of vulnerable groups

Robert L. Rikard

Less than half of Africa’s population does not receive the health services they need, and vulnerable groups, including gay men […]

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South Africa: Health Boost – New TB screening strategy improves clinic diagnosis by 17%

Robert L. Rikard

Almost 400,000 people in South Africa are infected with tuberculosis each year. Of these, up to 150,000 are never diagnosed. […]

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Africa’s health for all agenda derailed by pandemic and funding gap – Report

Robert L. Rikard

The achievement of universal health coverage (UHC) in Africa is in jeopardy due to disruptions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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African youth find their power in transforming food systems

Robert L. Rikard

With one in five young people today from Africa, it has become increasingly difficult to ignore us. In fact, many […]

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How the AfCFTA can improve Africa’s health — Quartz Africa

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There is much to be hopeful with the dawn of the historic African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and its […]

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how electricity helps make people better

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In a brightly lit hospital room, the gentle hum of medical equipment is punctuated by the persistent beep of a […]

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South African healthcare workers eager for first vaccines | Taiwan News

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ELANDSDOORN, South Africa (AP) — After testing thousands of people for the coronavirus, South African nurse Asnath Masango says she […]

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South African healthcare workers eager for first vaccines

Robert L. Rikard

ELANDSDOORN, South Africa – After testing thousands of people for coronavirus, South African nurse Asnath Masango says she can’t wait […]

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How African youth contribute to African society – Nairametrics

Robert L. Rikard

Africa has been called a lot of names – Dark Continent, The Wild, The Safaris Continent, Third World, Emerging Markets […]

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Changemaker and feminist committed to empowering African youth

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Why the citizens of the world should care Young South Africans face many societal challenges including high unemployment, poverty, teenage […]

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South African youth call for tougher COVID measures as cases rise

Robert L. Rikard

Young South Africans are calling for tougher coronavirus measures as the country reports a spike in cases and declares a […]

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Africa’s ‘youth employment’ crisis is in fact a ‘missing jobs’ crisis

Robert L. Rikard

introduction Job opportunities, or the lack thereof, have long been a central concern of African governments, young people and their […]

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Africa: COVID-19 in Africa: Youth Perspectives – Anta Taal

Robert L. Rikard

The health, economic and social effects of COVID-19 in Africa and around the world have been unprecedented. In this series, […]

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Coronavirus reveals the neglect of African health systems

Robert L. Rikard

Jhe coronavirus pandemic has left African governments scrambling to catch up as their historic neglect of public health systems is […]

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Which countries are most at risk?

Robert L. Rikard

People were hoping the coronavirus – or COVID-19, as it has been officially renamed by the World Health Organization (WHO) […]

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SAHR 2019: The Relationship Between South African Youth and Health Care

Robert L. Rikard

Young people make up about a third of the country’s population, but health services are not tailored to their needs. […]

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Inspiring African Youth | Fig

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This year, FIGO asked Dr Anne Kihara, Member of FIGO and President of the African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology, […]

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WHO Africa Health Forum concludes with roadmap to achieve universal health coverage and health security – world

Robert L. Rikard

Praia, Cabo Verde, March 28, 2019 – The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Second African Health Forum today culminated with a […]

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Train local leaders to solve global challenges

Robert L. Rikard

Responsible leadership remains one of the greatest development challenges in Africa. African leaders have not always responded effectively to the […]

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Progress against HIV among young people lags as Africa’s youth population grows

Robert L. Rikard

Africa is far from on track to reduce new HIV infections among children and young people and is unlikely to […]

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