Saturday, October 1 2022

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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Africa’s health security needs strong African regulators

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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Health Sector Financing Strategies in Africa

Robert L. Rikard

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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China strengthens diplomacy in health sector in Africa

Robert L. Rikard

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

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China boosts health diplomacy in Africa

Robert L. Rikard

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

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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South African health minister unhappy with international reaction to Omicron strain

Robert L. Rikard

South African Health Minister Joe Phaahla told Sputnik on Sunday that he was not happy with the travel restrictions that […]

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South African Minister of Health criticizes travel restrictions on Omicron variant – Oakland News Now

Robert L. Rikard

Oakland News Now – South African Minister of Health criticizes travel restrictions on Omicron variant – video made by the […]

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Vaccine hesitation persists among African health workers

Robert L. Rikard

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) – Africa is seeing an increase in vaccine dose deliveries to the continent, but only one in […]

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Vaccination hesitation persists among African health workers – CBS17.com

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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MSF urges vaccine giants to share technology with Africa

Robert L. Rikard

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 about the continent | The Guardian Nigeria News

Robert L. Rikard

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 on the continent

Robert L. Rikard

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

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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Fighting a pandemic while launching the health revolution in Africa

Robert L. Rikard

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

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UK rules on Covid vaccines cause hesitation – Africa Health Boss

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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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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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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 electricity helps make people better

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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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Inspiring African Youth | Fig

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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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