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Minding Children’s Wellbeing During This Extended 合约数字货币交易所_永续合约交易homestay Period

One of the positive outcomes of this extended 合约数字货币交易所_永续合约交易homestay period for children and parents has been the unrivalled time between parents/caregivers and their children.  I am sure, like me, many parents must have been challenged at first on how to have children around them all the time, keep them engaged without getting on each other’s […]

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Taiwan Kickstarts Healthcare Cooperation with Somaliland

Taiwan and Somaliland have embarked on cooperation to boost the healthcare of the Horn of Africa nation. Taiwan Representative Office in Somaliland held a virtual conference on “Maternal and Infant Health Care Improvement Project and sharing experience in fighting COVID-19”. The parties involved in the project include Ministry of Health Development, Hargeisa Group Hospital, Ministry of […]

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Kenyatta Launches National Zero Malaria Starts With Me Campaign

Mombasa, 31 October 2020– His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta announced the launch of Kenya’s Zero Malaria Starts with Me campaign, joining the pan-African movement to strengthen local, national, and regional efforts towards a malaria-free Africa. As part of the campaign, individuals, families, communities, as well as political and business leaders will be urged to make […]

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Health is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Novartis a Swiss Multinational Pharmaceutical Company based in Basel, Switzerland, to improve Health services delivery especially in the fight against Sickle cell.
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Uganda to sign a deal with Swiss Pharmaceutical Company to improve Sickle Cell Health Services delivery 

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Health is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Novartis a Swiss Multinational Pharmaceutical Company based in Basel, Switzerland, to improve Health services delivery especially in the fight against Sickle cell. According to Dr Charles Kiyaga, the National Coordinator for sickle cell program at the Ministry of […]

Nature Magazine has published an article titled "A pooled testing strategy for identifying SARS-CoV-2 at low prevalence", following a study carried out in Rwanda.
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Rwanda carries out research on COVID-19 Pooled Testing Method

Nature Magazine has published an article titled “A pooled testing strategy for identifying SARS-CoV-2 at low prevalence”, following a study carried out in Rwanda. Conducted by researchers from the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), the Rwanda joint COVID-19 taskforce and the University of Rwanda, the study lays out an efficient and cost-effective method to […]

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Getting to Low-Carbon High Seas

José María Figueres NEW YORK – This month, delegates from governments around the world are meeting (virtually) for a crucial, albeit under-the-radar, climate summit at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO). The topic is how to decarbonize the global shipping industry, which accounts for over 80% of world trade and more than one billion tons of greenhouse-gas emissions […]

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Megapipes Offers New Solution to Kenya’s Sanitation Problems with HDPE Piping

By Odindo Ayieko Proper sanitation and storm water management remain as two of the major challenges for devolved governments in Kenya as they grapple to improve on service delivery to citizens. Bringing innovative solutions and providing and maintaining safe off-site and decentralized sanitation systems, cannot happen without new investment and human technical capacity – particularly considering […]

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How to End the Pandemic This Year

Reda Cherif, Fuad Hasanov, and Mariana Mazzucato LONDON – Research to develop a safe, effective, and widely available COVID-19 vaccine is advancing rapidly. But when it will happen is not clear. Much depends on how we govern the production and distribution of new drugs. While the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Technology Access Pool promises to foster accessibility, the actual […]

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Avoiding a Climate Lockdown

Mariana Mazzucato LONDON – As COVID-19 spread earlier this year, governments introduced lockdowns in order to prevent a public-health emergency from spinning out of control. In the near future, the world may need to resort to lockdowns again – this time to tackle a climate emergency. Shifting Arctic ice, raging wildfires in western US states and elsewhere, […]