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Lesotho start-up becomes first African exporter of cannabis flower to EU

Ghana Web 16 Apr 2021
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 ... They include several in Africa, such as South Africa, Rwanda, Morocco and Malawi.
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EU allows Lesotho’s MG Health to export cannabis flower for medicinal use

Metro USA 15 Apr 2021
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.
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Africa CDC urges India to lift COVID vaccine export limits

San Francisco Chronicle 15 Apr 2021
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.
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Kagame rallies African leaders on vaccine manufacturing

Ghana Web 13 Apr 2021
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 Africa CDC, “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.
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Opening Ceremony of the High-level virtual Conference on expanding Africa’s vaccine manufacturing for health security

Reliefweb 13 Apr 2021
And third, we encourage all AU Member States to support the draft resolution on strengthening local production of medicines and other health technologies led by Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Rwanda, Brazil, China and others, and which will be considered at the World Health Assembly.
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A Rwandan company, zipline enters Japan market

Ghana Web 10 Apr 2021
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.
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Find out which countries are welcoming U.S. tourists back

The Mercury News 09 Apr 2021
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.
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Moon’s light dims as Korea stumbles over Covid

Asiatimes 09 Apr 2021
South Korea, a newly minted G10 economy, is behind such developing nations as Bangladesh, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Nepal and Rwanda. With Korea having well developed physical infrastructure and health facilities and personnel, there are two reasons behind Korea’s slow vaccination place.
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Rolling out COVID-19 vaccines in Rwanda

Reliefweb 08 Apr 2021
COVID-19 Vaccines packages to Ministry of Health Cold chain Warehouse © WHO. Kigali – Forty-eight hours after Rwanda received shipments of COVID-19 vaccines, vaccinations began in earnest, with high-risk population given priority ... Minister of Health Dr Daniel Ngamije and and WHO Rwanda Representative Dr.
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Rwandan community health workers play an important role in the battle against COVID-19

China.dot.org 08 Apr 2021
Rwandan Community Health Workers give a warm welcome to Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director General of World Health Organization at Mayange Health Center on January 11, 2018 ... To do this, Rwanda made use of its Community Health Workers (CHWs), a home-grown program that has been in place in the country for years, and has saved many lives.
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Memory of the day:- Founding of Egypt's Alexandria in 332 BC

Egypt Today 07 Apr 2021
CAIRO – 7 April 2021. On April 7, many important events that changed the world map took place ... 1948 - The founding of the World Health Organization ... 1994 - The beginning of the genocide in Rwanda ... .
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Rwanda Set to Roll out Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Walta 01 Apr 2021
“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 Health Minister Daniel Ngamije told a press briefing on Tuesday.
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Leaders urge pandemic readiness treaty

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 31 Mar 2021
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and leaders including Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, ...
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Rwanda to Rollout Second Phase of Covid-19 Vaccination This Week

All Africa 31 Mar 2021
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 ....
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World leaders call for pandemic treaty, but short on details

TDT News 31 Mar 2021
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and leaders including Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, Premier Mario Draghi of Italy and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda proposed “a renewed collective commitment” to reinforce preparedness and response systems by leveraging the U.N. health agency’s constitution.
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