SANTE | HEALTH

27-Oct-2021 to 11:06

Rwanda to establish first ever vaccine plant in 2022

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Government on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with BioNTech to initiate the construction of the state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for mRNA-based vaccines slated for mid-2022.

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26-Oct-2021 to 10:52

Rwanda secures funds to build national referral lab

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda signed a financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the construction of the National Health Referral Laboratory, a statement issued in Kigali on Tuesday revealed.

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25-Oct-2021 to 09:12

Ethiopia launches national polio vaccination campaign

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia launched a four-day polio vaccination campaign targeting all children under the age of five in the horn African nation.

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20-Oct-2021 to 07:33

About 11, 000 new HIV infections occur in Ethiopia every year

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — About 11, 000 new HIV infections occur in Ethiopia every year, head of the Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office of Ethiopia (HAPCO).

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15-Oct-2021 to 12:41

C/d’Ivoire hosts Africa's first pharmaceutical hub

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Tridem Pharma Cote d'Ivoire, a subsidiary of the Tridem Pharma Group, based in Toulouse, France has officially launched in Abidjan, the Ivorian economic capital, its maiden distribution hub for pharmaceutical products in Africa.

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13-Oct-2021 to 12:56

AU okays WHO malaria vaccine

APA -Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union has welcomed the UN health agency’s historic go-ahead for the malaria vaccine to protect African children, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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08-Oct-2021 to 08:42

WHO recommends “groundbreaking” vaccine to prevent malaria transmission

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday recommended widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan Africa and in other regions to prevent high P. falciparum malaria transmission.

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