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What you need to know if you're visiting Catalonia this summer

Catalan News 20 Jun 2021
Restrictions to enter the country  ... Travellers coming from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Israel, Malta, and Rwanda will not be subject to any health checks and can visit without the need to prove their vaccination or present a negative Covid-19 test.  ... Prades Mountains ... .

AstraZeneca vaccine faces more supply hurdles, now from Thailand

Live Mint 18 Jun 2021
The situation comes on top of delivery problems at India’s Serum Institute of India Ltd., another AstraZeneca partner, which has left developing countries from Nepal to Rwanda short of shots that were promised through the World Health Organization-backed Covax program.

Rwanda introduces quarantine for travelers from Uganda, India

Anadolu Agency 17 Jun 2021
Travelers arriving from India and Uganda or those who have traveled there in the last seven days will be required upon arriving in Rwanda to complete a mandatory seven-day quarantine, the Health Ministry said Wednesday in its updated rules which came into force Tuesday.

Eastern Africa: Boosting routine vaccinations for children

Reliefweb 17 Jun 2021
The poor population in particular benefits from the vaccination campaign, as they usually have little access to health services ... In addition, KfW, also on behalf of the BMZ, is supporting a regional training and excellence centre for health and immunisation logistics at the University of Rwanda with EUR 14 million.

The system stalling COVID-19 importation into Rwanda

Business Ghana 16 Jun 2021
Health authorities in Rwanda are exploring ways of standardizing the PCR test certificate for travel, working with regional and international health or air travel regulatory bodies on the possibilities of establishing a trusted international COVID-19 test certificate.

Rwanda extends curfew, restricts gatherings over surge in coronavirus

Ghana Web 15 Jun 2021
Rwanda over the weekend extended curfew hours and implemented other strict measures following a surge in Covid-19 infections ... The Ministry of Health recently announced that Rwanda expects to receive 3.5 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to help achieve its target of inoculating 60 percent of its 12 million population by June 2022.

How to ensure the Covid-19 response in Africa benefits future generations

Mail Guardian South Africa 15 Jun 2021
We urge global organisations and decision-makers to start investing in health systems now alongside the Covid-19 response ... Reduced operations of in-person health facilities have accelerated a transition to self-care and expanded digital care models, with Rwanda pioneering what would be the world’s first digital-first universal primary care service.

Rwanda able to stop third wave of coronavirus

MENA FN 14 Jun 2021
(MENAFN) On Sunday, Jun. 13 Rwanda�s Minister of Health Daniel Ngamije confirmed the country�s ability to stop a third wave of coronavirus in spite of an increase in cases in the last two ... .

Ex-Ministers Shyaka, Gashumba Appointed Ambassadors

All Africa 13 Jun 2021
Former local government minister Prof Anastase Shyaka is Rwanda's new envoy to the Republic of Poland, while the former Health Minister Dr Diane Gashumba is the country's envoy to the Kingdom of Sweden ....

Mastercard Foundation commits $1.3bn to save lives, livelihoods in Africa

Graphic 10 Jun 2021
Three African leaders participated in the virtual meeting — Mr Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo of the Democratic Republic of Congo, who is the Chairperson of the African Union (AU); Mr Paul Kagame of Rwanda and AU Domestic Health Financing Champion; Mr Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa ...

Rwanda: Rwanda Launches Project to Prevent Adverse Effects of Mercury Pollution

All Africa 09 Jun 2021
Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) has launched initiatives to protect human health from adverse effects of mercury pollution ....

ACT Alliance Rapid Response Fund No. 09/2021: Emergency Response to Volcanic Eruption in Goma, 9 June 2021

Reliefweb 09 Jun 2021
While 32 persons are feared dead, at least 400,000 people are currently internally displaced in DRC while 7,000 persons have fled to Rwanda as refugees. Access to basic health and education services in Goma is disrupted due to destroyed roads, electricity, and water supply networks.

MasterCard Foundation commits US$1.3bn to COVID-19 fight in Africa

B & FT Online 09 Jun 2021
He added that this particular partnership is a bold step toward establishing a new public health order for Africa ... The AU’s Champion for Domestic Health Partnership and President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, also speaking at the launch expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the Mastercard Foundation for the commitment to support Africa.

Qatar, Rwanda join hands with IOC and Pfizer to inoculate Olympic-bound athletes

MENA FN 04 Jun 2021
... the health of the Japanese people and all Games participants.” The IOC is in regular touch with NOCs whose athletes still do not have access to COVID-19 vaccine and hubs in Qatar and Rwanda will complete the process in assistance from their respective health authorities.

IOC vaccine hubs set up in Qatar and Rwanda in inoculation push for Tokyo 2020

Inside The Games 04 Jun 2021
Two vaccination hubs have been set up in Qatar and Rwanda as part of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) drive to get as many athletes inoculated against coronavirus as possible ahead of this year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games.