Saturday, October 1 2022

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

Robert L. Rikard

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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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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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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South Africa: Health in 2021 – Another tumultuous year in less than a thousand words

Robert L. Rikard

It wasn’t rocket science when we predicted in early 2021 that South Africa’s biggest challenge this year would be getting […]

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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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South Africa: health activists call for patent law reform

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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