Latest News for: Rwanda health


We plan to remove barriers in delivering medical supplies in Africa – Marfo

Business Day Online 21 Jul 2021
Apart from the support during Covid-19, many health facilities within the operational areas of Zipline, both in Ghana and Rwanda, attest to the fact that this service has been very helpful as referral to other facilities as a result of non-availability of medical commodities is becoming a thing of the past.

UNICEF Rwanda Humanitarian Situation Report - Reporting Period: 1 January to 30 June 2021

Reliefweb 18 Jul 2021
UNICEF participated in the emergency response to volcano affected people in Rwanda under the coordination of the GoR and UNHCR ... On 3 May 2021, the DRC’s Minister of Health (MoH) declared the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak that affected four health zones in the North Kivu province, neighbouring to Rwanda.

12 million to stay home in Australia as Delta strain surges worldwide

Sina 15 Jul 2021
AFP ... "Nothing about this virus is fair," he said ... Countries where health care infrastructure – and vaccine rollout capabilities – remain limited are under particular pressure, with Rwanda set to go into a new lockdown on Saturday as cases skyrocket ... Asia's epicenter ... .

COVID vaccines in Africa: essential for the continent and the planet

The Independent 13 Jul 2021
The agreement, which in particular focuses on strengthening the Rwanda Food and Drug Authority, was hailed as “an important step in supporting local manufacturing of health products in Africa” by Jutta Urpilainen, European Commissioner for International Partnerships.

COVID-19 positive students to sit national exams in Rwanda 12 Jul 2021
... under strict health protocols, the country's education ministry has said ... The patients eligible for home-based care include those who are asymptomatic and below the age of 65 years without other long-lasting health complications, Rwanda's health ministry said last October.

Live COVID-19 updates: Tokyo begins fourth state of emergency 12 Jul 2021
BUENOS AIRES -- Argentina registered on Sunday 8,850 new cases of COVID-19, raising the national count to 4,647,948, the Ministry of Health said ... KIGALI -- Students being treated for COVID-19 under home-based care in Rwanda are to sit their national examinations under strict health protocols, the country's education ministry has said.

Africa can’t be left to go it alone when it comes to Covid vaccines

The Observer 11 Jul 2021
Health authorities in Rwanda, which in March became the first African nation to receive Pfizer/BioNTech doses through Covax, acquired five new ultra-cold freezers, along with refrigerated vehicles and specialised coolers, in advance of the shipments ... minister of health of Rwanda.

Telangana government to launch cluster-specific vax drive

The Times of India 10 Jul 2021
Dr Subodh Kandmuthan, director of health care management Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) said that countries like Rwanda have designed special plans. “Rwanda government allocates vaccine types depending on local resources ... World Health Organization (WHO) has suggested ...

Combine data sharing, community participation in controlling COVID-19 - Infectious disease expert

Malaysian National News Agency 08 Jul 2021
At the same time, Malaysia also should look at how less developed countries like Bhutan, Rwanda and Vietnam used their community health workers in curbing COVID-19," she said as a panellist in a talk entitled ‘Permasalahan ...

Health and Social Protection Expert (Rwandan Nationals only)

Reliefweb 07 Jul 2021
is looking for relevant candidates for an upcoming Evaluation assignment in Rwanda with a background in and ... Relevant Masters degree in Health (or an other relevant qualification) More than 5-year working experience and expertise in the sectors of ECD and Nutrition, preferably from African countries.

Back to the Garden of Eden

The Voice Botswana 07 Jul 2021
“My church places greater emphasis on caring for our God-given health and encourages us to grow our own food ... In Rwanda, she represented Botswana at a health missionary conference where she met delegates from Australia, America, United Kingdom, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia ... Health foods and herbs.

From peacekeeper to joke-maker: Israeli comedian Noam Shuster

The Observer 06 Jul 2021
After graduating from Brandeis University, a liberal arts college in Boston, Massachusetts, Shuster worked with a women’s health organisation in Rwanda before becoming a co-director of the Israel programme at Interpeace, a peacebuilding organisation set up by the UN ... “I knew then I couldn’t carry on doing this international peace work,” she says ... .

New report finds fruit, vegetables, protein remain out of reach for most Africans

Capital Ethiopia 05 Jul 2021
Evidence presented in the report shows that nearly three-quarters of the African population cannot afford a healthy diet of fruits, vegetable and animal proteins, and more than half cannot afford a nutrient-adequate diet, which provides a mix of carbohydrates, protein, fats, and essential vitamins and minerals to maintain basic health.

THE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME: Separating service provider from regulator

B & FT Online 05 Jul 2021
The National Health Insurance Scheme was set up by an Act of parliament in 2003 as a means to fulfil Universal Health Coverage (UHC). This means that all individuals and communities receive the health services they need without suffering financial hardship ... Ghana & Rwanda set the example on scaling up health insurance in Africa; 2009.

The Station: Bird has drama in San Francisco, drone delivery startup Zipline raises $250M

Crunch 05 Jul 2021
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation ... While Zipline is pretty focused on delivering health supplies at the moment, it’s open to expanding into other industries as time goes on. Either way, it’s doing very well with partnerships like UPS in Rwanda, the Toyota Group in Japan and Novant Health and Walmart in the U.S.

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