CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Lesotho start-up MG Health has become the first African cannabis-grower to win European Union permission to export cannabis flower for medicinal use – which can range from relieving chronic pain to treating spasms caused by multiple sclerosis.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Africa's top health official said Thursday he wants to believe that India will lift export restrictions on COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible, warning that “India is not an island” while some African nations still have seen no shots at all.
The Head of State also said that vaccine production goes hand in hand with increased investments in domestic health systems as well as building an efficient and autonomous AfricaCDC, “Which I think is the way we are headed.”. At the meeting, Kagame said that Rwanda is ready to play a role in this effort together with other member states.
While the firm is owned by American investors, the concept was first tested in Rwanda before being rolled out in other countries. The firm which covers about 260 health centres in Rwanda with an aim to reach 700 made a name and caught international headlines by becoming the first firm to deliver critical medical supplies on demand using drones.
The health risks are obvious ... While there’s no Covid-19 test requirements or quarantine to enter, you can expect a health screening ... Visitors are subject to monitoring by health officials for 14 days and another Covid-19 test may be required, which could mean quarantining while waiting for the result ... Expect a health screening ... Rwanda.
“Starting on April 2, the second phase of the vaccination program will get underway, with priority to those who received their first doses,” Rwanda’s HealthMinisterDaniel Ngamije told a press briefing on Tuesday.
The Minister of Health Dr Daniel Ngamije has said that Rwanda will effective April 2, kick-off the second phase of the nationwide vaccination against Covid-19 as the country aims to keep the virus at bay ....