Friday, May 13 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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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’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, 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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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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Variants ‘haunt’ the world with vaccine imbalance between rich and poor countries

Robert L. Rikard

People wait to be vaccinated at a shopping mall, in Johannesburg, South Africa, Friday, November 26, 2021. World Health Organization […]

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

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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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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 the AfCFTA can improve Africa’s health — Quartz Africa

Robert L. Rikard

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

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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

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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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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