Pfizer Nigeria supports free breast cancer screening to boost awareness

Pfizer Nigeria’s Cluster Lead and Country Manager, West Africa, Mr. Olayinka Subair, has reportedly stated that the firm is committed to Improving the lives of patients and minimizing inequalities in cancer care. Subair mentioned that the company recently reflected its commitment to health eq

South Africa eases COVID-19 restrictions following a drop in cases

The Government of South Africa has reportedly relaxed nation-wide COVID-19 restrictions as the number of cases continue to record a significant fall in the country where the omicron variant was first identified last year in November. Health experts believe the country has entered a phase of low tra

Pfizer will provide antiviral COVID-19 pills in Africa: Africa CDC

After the emergence of the novel coronavirus, major pharmaceutical players have ramped up production and supply of Covid-19 vaccines and pills globally allowing countries to combat the unprecedented crisis. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of Africa – one of the leading public

Ekiti Govt. partners with private firms to offer economical, quality drugs

In an offer to guarantee quality and affordable drugs for the state residents, the Ekiti State government has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with two private medical firms for achieving the objective. The two companies are the Africa Resource Centre for Excellence in Supply Chain Man

Egypt to supply locally made COVID-19 vaccines to African Nations

Egypt has started supplying doses of Sinovac to African Nations and other parts of the world during the COVID-19 pandemic Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the roll out of vaccines across the world has been increasing rapidly. In this process, the African nations have turned to the regional vaccine ma

WHO announces 6 African countries to establish mRNA vaccine production

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic vaccine developments, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General at World Health Organization (WHO) announced that mRNA vaccine manufacturing will now be established across various African countries including Kenya, Egypt, South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal and

WHO declares Africa’s withdrawal from the COVID-19 pandemic phase

The COVID-19 pandemic has been lingering in the global economy since the last two years and has transformed the conventional ways of living life completely with imposition of lockdowns, curfews and introduction to online work and schooling. But with the massive roll out of vaccines across the world,

Africa publicizes its plan for ramping up the vaccination rate six-fold

The supply of vaccines to Africa has significantly risen in order to ramp up the vaccination process in the continent. Although, the continent struggles to increase the rollout as only 11% of the total population is completely vaccinated. It has been reported that to achieve the target of vaccinati

S African scientists to investigate link between COVID & untreated HIV

A team of leading scientists at the NGS-SA (Network for Genomic Surveillance, South Africa) will be reportedly studying COVID-19 and HIV in tandem, as evidence mounts that the collision of these two pandemics may be generating new variants of the coronavirus. The South African scientists, who first