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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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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Chido Mpemba appointed Youth Envoy for Africa

Robert L. Rikard

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

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TikTok seduces African youth

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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 Africa: Ministry of Health to introduce vaccine certificate

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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 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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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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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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