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IN THE NEWS: Med Aditus’ Dhiren Thakker in conversation with Natalie Yeadon

Dhiren Thakker, President and CEO of Med Aditus, sat down with Natalie Yeadon, C0-Founder and…

Deaths from noncommunicable diseases on the rise in Africa

W.H.O. Africa Accra/Brazzaville – Noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes are increasingly…

The future of vaccine manufacturing in Africa

By Chidi Victor Nweneka and Tolu Disu with the Brookings Institute Editor’s Note:Below is a…

How Africa can manufacture to meet its own pharmaceutical needs

By: Janet Byaruhanga with Africa Renewal, a podcast from the U.N. Although pharmaceutical products are…

Why Pharma Investors are Looking at Africa “With New Eyes”

Q&A with Frannie Léautier, CEO, SouthBridge Investments Interview by Alison Buckholtz with the International Finance…

RWANDA: Vaccine equity is about the future, not past – Kagame

By Collins Mwai with The New Times Vaccine equity is about creating readiness for the…

Senegal Facility Set to Begin COVID-19 Vaccine Production

By Annika Hammerschlag with VOA Dakar, Senegal — The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed stark vaccine inequities…

Handful of new children’s meds on the horizon. But will they be accessible to children in LMICs?

ACCESS TO MEDICINE FOUNDATION REPORT New analysis: Just 7% of pharmaceutical companies’ R&D is for…

New vaccine manufacturing campus is proof that Africa will ‘stand on our own’ – President Ramaphosa

By Tamsin Metelerkamp with Daily Maverick (South Africa) The launch of the Nant South Africa…

KENYA: Ministry of Health to install Sh2.5bn vaccine plant at KEMSA facility in Nairobi

ByNJOKI KIHIU with News Capital NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 20 – The Ministry of Health has…

CEPI and Institut Pasteur de Dakar partner to advance COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing in Africa

By CEPI DAKAR, Senegal and OSLO, Norway; 18 January 2022: The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness…

RWANDA: Kagame urges African parliaments to back continental medicines agency

By Emmanuel Ntirenganya with The New Times President Paul Kagame has called upon all national…

OPINION: Time for Africa to take control of its own health

By Githinji Gitahi with Mail & Guardian In February 2019, the African Union Assembly made…

RWANDA: China to donate 4 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Rwanda

By Hudson Kuteesa with The New Times China will donate at least four million doses…

Traceability: The Next Supply Chain Revolution

By Hernan Saenz, Joshua Hinkel, and Tessa Bysong with Bain & Company For more than…

KENYA: Bangladeshi Firm to Establish Drugs Plant in Athi River

By Victor Raballa Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical market leader, Square Pharmaceuticals, will kick off the production of…

MED ADITUS NEWS: Investors urged to contribute to the progress of Africa’s health sector

By IGIHE The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed Africa’s inadequate capabilities and capacity to manufacture and…

KENYA: Kisumu, Novartis partner to boost drugs accessibility

By Robert Ojwang’ with Kenya News Agency Kisumu County has initiated talks with Novartis –…

KENYA: Nairobi named Africa’s leading business travel destination

By CAROLYNE TANUI with Capital FM NAIROBI, Kenya, October 25 – Nairobi was named Africa’s…

Africa: Malaria Vaccine Drive to Begin Across Africa With WHO Support

By David Coffey With Radio France Internationale The World Health Organization has said the only…

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy to expand by 3.3% in 2021, exits recession

By Wanjiku Njugunah with The Exchange The Africa Pulse report notes that Sub-Saharan Africa exits…

Africa: Internet Boost for Continent as Google Announces U.S.$ 1 Billion Investment

By Melody Chironda with allAfrica Cape Town — Google has announced plans to invest U.S.$1…

WHO endorses ‘historic’ malaria vaccine for at-risk children

UNITED NATIONS Press Release The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the world’s first malaria…

Moderna to Build State-of-the-Art mRNA Facility in Africa to Manufacture up to 500 Million Doses Per Year

MODERNA PRESS RELEASE CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 7, 2021– Moderna, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA), a biotechnology company…

African Countries Finally Give Continental Medicines Agency the Go-ahead

By Kerry Cullinan with Health Policy Watch Africans are a step closer to speedier access…

Strengthened Forecasting for Hypertension and Diabetes Medicines and Products in Kenya & Uganda

Coalition For Access to NCD Medicines and Products With low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) increasingly…

KENYA: MPs pass Bill making NHIF mandatory for all Kenyans

PRESS RELEASE: All Kenyans will be compelled to be members of the National Hospital Insurance…

Kenya to receive 2.2mn Pfizer vaccine syringes from the US

By FATIHA SHABIR with Capital News NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 1 – Kenya expects to receive…

Progress against a neglected tropical disease in east Africa is under threat

By Monique Wasunna, Researcher, Kenya Medical Research Institute for The Conversation Eleven years ago, in…

Rwanda hits target in Covid vaccination drive, off EU red list

By Bob Karashani and  Ange Iliza, The East African Rwanda hit the September global target…

WHO: What Needs to Change to Enhance Covid-19 Vaccine Access

Statement from the Independent Allocation of Vaccines Group of COVAX The Independent Allocation Vaccine Group…

Kenya to manufacture Covid vaccines starting next year

By Brian Ngugi, Business Reporter, Nation Media Group What you need to know: Health Cabinet Secretary…

IFC, Government of Rwanda Partner to Develop Vaccine Manufacturing Capacity in Rwanda

From the Rwanda Development Board IFC, Government of Rwanda Partner to Develop Vaccine Manufacturing Capacity…

EGYPT: Madbouli: VACSERA complex to produce 8 types of key vaccines to citizens

From Egypt’s State Information Service Prime minister Mostafa Madbouli said a complex of the Holding…

France works with African partners to deliver 10 million vaccines to Africa

From the Africa CDC 30 August 2021 – African Union Member States will receive an additional 10 million doses…

Rwanda to partner with BioNTech for local manufacture of mRNA vaccines

Rwanda, along with Senegal are being considered by BioNTech, a German biotechnology company, for the…

Egypt to release locally-made coronavirus vaccine soon; production up to 18.5 million doses monthly

Egypt’s State Information Service Egypt will release its locally-produced doses of the Chinese Sinovac coronavirus…

Malawi: Low Response to Covid-19 Vaccination Is Due to Rampant Public Misinformation

Journalists in the country have been advised against sensationalizing reporting on the CoVID-19 vaccines but…

Govt confirms polio outbreak in Uganda

The Ministry of Health has confirmed a polio outbreak in the country. The polio viruses…

Rwanda launches door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination for vulnerable groups

Rwanda has launched door-to-door Covid-19 vaccinations for vulnerable groups, including the elderly. By Ange Iliza…

Malawi Village Gets Award for Fighting Malaria Infection and Deaths

Malawi had nearly 7 million malaria cases last year, more than a third of the…

Senegal, European Commission partner in new factory deal

Senegal and the European Commission are in a partnership to build a vaccine manufacturing plant…

Vaccine Lessons From COVID Could Help Prevent Future Pandemics

Effective COVID-19 vaccines arrived in record time. That success story, years in the making, offers…

Rwanda records steep drop in malaria cases

A combination of more use of mosquito-treated nets and indoor residual spraying preventive interventions has seen Rwanda…

Pfizer-BioNTech to start producing Covid-19 vaccines in South Africa in 2022

Johannesburg, South Africa (CNN)Pfizer and BioNTech will start to manufacture their Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa,…

Rwanda: How Community Health Workers Are Dealing With Covid-19 Positive Expectant Mothers

28-year-old Olive Mujawamariya first felt mildly sick five days ago. The expectant mother of one…

CEPI and IVI collaborate on clinical research to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines in Africa

July 20, 2021; Oslo, Norway and Seoul, Republic of Korea: The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations…

Community Health Workers as the Backbone of Primary Healthcare Delivery: Rwanda’s Approach

Health care should be equitable. This means it must be accessible to anyone, regardless of…

DeepMind uses AI to tackle neglected deadly diseases

Artificial intelligence is to be used to tackle the most deadly parasitic diseases in the…

Covid-19: Kigali under total lockdown as Rwanda battles third wave

Rwanda has put its capital Kigali back under total lockdown for 10 days effective July…

African countries to receive first U.S. donated COVID-19 vaccines in days – Gavi

GENEVA, July 16 (Reuters) – Nearly 50 African countries are to receive 25 million COVID-19…

COVID-19 deaths in Africa surge more than 40% over previous week

Brazzaville, 15 July 2021 – Africa has recorded a 43% week-on-week rise in COVID-19 deaths, as…

Rwanda: EU boosts Rwanda’s bid to manufacture vaccines

By Emmanuel Ntirenganya  Rwanda has signed a Rwf3.6 billion agreement with the European Union (EU)…

Yatani Allocates Sh20.5bn To Manufacturing To Promote Local Industries

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 10- The National Treasury has allocated Sh20.5 billion for the manufacturing sector…

World’s 50 Greatest Leaders: Dr. John Nkengasong

Dr. John Nkengasong heads the Ethiopia-based Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which…

Kagame calls for urgency in production of vaccines in Africa

President Paul Kagame has called for urgency and excellence in strengthening and building Africa’s capacity…

In boost for Africa, Senegal aims to make COVID shots next year

DAKAR, June 6 (Reuters) – Senegal could begin producing COVID-19 vaccines next year under an…

World Bank, African Union Partner to Buy, Distribute 400 Million COVID-19 Shots

The World Bank announced a partnership with the African Union Tuesday to finance the acquisition…

Nigeria: $1.5 Million for Clinical Trial Delaying First Local Covid-19 Vaccine – Govt

The federal government yesterday explained that the production of the first local vaccine for COVID-19…

How tax policy can help develop vaccine manufacturing in Rwanda

A lot has been said in the last couple of months about developing the African…

‘Game-changer’: How mRNA COVID-19 vaccine technology could help fight other diseases

The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines that Canadians are receiving could be just the first in a new…

WTO head says South Africa, Senegal, Rwanda and Nigeria considered as vaccine production hubs

ZURICH, June 21 (Reuters) – Africa is working with the European Union and other partners…

A COVID-19 vaccine plant in Africa? This is what it would take to build one

The COVID-19 crisis has revived discussions on localising vaccine manufacturing to the African region to reduce the dependence on…

Kagame: Africa must be an equal partner in Covid vaccine production

The African continent has to be an equal partner with the rest of the world…

Production of another COVID-19 vaccine to begin in weeks

PARIS (AP) — Production of another potential vaccine against COVID-19 will begin within weeks, its…

A new commitment for vaccine equity and defeating the pandemic

As preparations are made for the G7 Summit in the UK next week, top of…

The COVID vaccine pioneer behind southeast Asia’s first mRNA shot

ChulaCov19 designer Kiat Ruxrungtham talks about his aim to make Thailand an mRNA vaccine hub,…

Rethinking supply chains for vaccines and other health products

Prashant Yadav, an expert on healthcare supply chains, says the world is too dependent on…

Macron says France will help Africa make more COVID-19 vaccines locally

JOHANNESBURG, May 28 (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday France would invest in…

AstraZeneca Africa boss speaks out on shortage of vaccine doses

Last week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Africa needs at least 20 million doses…

Africa: Europe Addresses Africa’s Vaccine Dilemma

Germany’s health minister, Jens Spahn, is in South Africa as part of an initiative to…

Uganda, DRC sign 223km roads deal

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Thursday signed…

Africa: World Health Assembly Adopts New Resolution on Malaria

World Health Organization (Geneva) PRESS RELEASE The World Health Assembly, the main governing body of…

Things looking up to expand vaccine manufacture in Africa, but may take a while

Support to temporarily lift intellectual property rights for Covid-19 vaccines by the United States, France…

Kagame makes case for local vaccine production

President Paul Kagame has made a case for production of vaccines in the region saying…

Nigerian Scientists to Start Production, Development of Vaccines

The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has expressed its members’ readiness to…

MALAWI: Standard Bank Offers Hope to Investors in Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery

“As a future-ready bank, we cannot continue to operate as a traditional bank.” By Gladys…

Rwanda records drop in communicable disease deaths

The number of lives claimed by communicable diseases nationwide fell by 12 percentage points in…

MALAWI: Cancer Centre Progress – Facility Will Be Fully Operational By June 2022

“I have been assured that by June next year, this facility will be a fully…

RWANDA: Kigali-based vaccines centre gets $17m funding. What it means.

The Regional Centre of Excellence for Vaccines, Immunization and Health Supply Chain Management, located at…

RWANDA: King Faisal Hospital secures $14m funding for expansion

King Faisal Hospital has secured $14M for expansion from the Eastern and Southern African Trade…

How COVID spurred Africa to plot a vaccines revolution

For decades, Africa has imported 99% of its vaccines. Now the continent’s leaders want to…

Ghana to become hub of pharmaceutical production in SSA —Fitch Solutions

By Ghanaian Times Ghana will become the hub of pharmaceutical production in Sub Saharan Africa…

Less than 2% of world’s COVID-19 vaccines administered in Africa

PRESS RELEASE By Regional Office for Africa Brazzaville — Less than 2% of the 690…

Rwanda in talks to produce Covid-19 vaccines

Rwanda is in negotiations with Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers to see how the jab can be…

Rwanda President Seeks to Bring First mRNA Vaccine Plant to Africa

By Leah Wilson and Saul Butera with Bloomberg Rwandan President Paul Kagame said his country…

RWANDA: Kagame: There is no substitute for effective national health systems

President Paul Kagame on Tuesday called on global leaders to invest more and to spend…

Kenya has its first female chief justice: why this matters

If parliament formally approves the nomination of Justice Martha Koome as the next Chief Justice…

MED ADITUS NEWS: Welcome to the newest member of the Med Aditus Team!

The Med Aditus team would like to congratulate Project Manager Lauren Frank and husband Nathan…

OPINION: Neglected tropical diseases are the landmines of global health

They are 20 disparate diseases that, like mines, unduly affect the world’s poorest people. Now…

OPINION: MAPGuide: A tool to help improve health-related public-private partnership agreements

Whenever a new infectious outbreak threatens global health, pharmaceutical companies, governments, international organizations, and philanthropies…

How COVID spurred Africa to plot a vaccines revolution

For decades, Africa has imported 99% of its vaccines. Now the continent’s leaders want to…

African Union and Africa CDC launches Partnerships for African Vaccine Manufacturing (PAVM), framework to achieve it and signs 2 MoUs

African Union Heads of State and over 40,000 esteemed participants attended a virtual summit on…

CEPI and the African Union join forces to boost African vaccine R&D and manufacturing

Oslo, Norway, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; April 13, 2021—The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)…

RWANDA: Kagame rallies African leaders on vaccine manufacturing

Kagame highlighted that there is a company that is capable of this technique, citing that…

WHO validates Cote d’Ivoire for eliminating sleeping sickness as a public health problem

Côte d’Ivoire has successfully eliminated human African trypanosomiasis, also known as “sleeping sickness”, as a…

J&J Agrees to Supply African Union With up to 400 Million COVID Shots

From Reuters Johnson & Johnson has agreed to supply up to 400 million doses of…

RWANDA: Kagame Joins World Leaders in Call for International Pandemic Treaty

By James Karuhanga with The New Times Rwanda More than 20 world leaders including President…

UN Africa Renewal: With political will and investment, Africa can take a shot at own COVID-19 vaccine

By: Economic Commission for Africa Speaking at an Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) high-level panel…

RWANDA: Covid-19: Rwanda’s Kagame lobbies for African Medicines Agency

From The Zimbabwe Mail Only two African countries have ratified the African Union’s treaty for…

WHO validates Cote d’Ivoire for eliminating sleeping sickness as a public health problem

Côte d’Ivoire has successfully eliminated human African trypanosomiasis, also known as “sleeping sickness”, as a…

RWANDA: Government to inject another Rwf150 billion in manufacturing

By Nasra Bishumba with The New Times Rwanda In a bid to revive the manufacturing, the…

Handful of new children’s meds on the horizon. But will they be accessible to children in LMICs?

By Access to Medicine Foundation New analysis: Just 7% of pharmaceutical companies’ R&D is for…

UNICEF and Airtel launch Internet of Good Things in Rwanda

KIGALI, RWANDA – UNICEF and Airtel have launched the Internet of Good Things in Rwanda –…

WHO: Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: closing the gap to end neglected tropical diseases

Today, on World Water Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its strategy on water,…

$6 million initiative launched to fight malaria in Zambia

Rotary International, World Vision, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have announced commitments totaling…

OPINION: Africa Must Start Developing Own COVID-19 Vaccines – Okonjo-Iweala

The director-general, World Trade Organisation ( WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said Africa needs to…

Uganda to start making HIV tabs from goat milk

The National Animal Genetic Resources Center and Databank (NAGRC&DB) has finalised plans to introduce highly-efficient…

5 ways women are driving Africa’s transformation and contributing to a global reset

As COVID-19 swept through the world, everything changed. Countries, societies, and communities have been reshaped,…

Uganda to roll out first round of Covid-19 vaccine on March 10

Uganda plans to start its first phase of vaccinations on March 10 after receiving the…

Gender and R&D: DNDi effectively mobilized

Viewpoint by Joelle Tanguy, Director of External Affairs, DNDi ‘No one should be excluded from…

UNICEF signs COVID-19 vaccine supply agreement with AstraZeneca

COPENHAGEN/NEW YORK, 25 February 2021 – UNICEF and AstraZeneca this week signed a long-term agreement for the supply of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca on behalf…

Rwanda: Covid-19 vaccine distributed to 50 hospitals countrywide

Fifty district and referral hospitals across the country on Thursday, March 4, received over 347,000…

Malaria data opened up to combat drug resistance

A huge trove of aggregated data on malaria parasites from around the globe is unlocking…

Kagame hails Covax framework as more African countries receive vaccines

President Paul Kagame on Wednesday, March 3, commended efforts by the COVAX framework to avail Covid-19 vaccines…

Okonjo-Iweala becoming WTO head is ground-breaking for all women

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has become the first woman and the first African to be chosen…

Rwanda to use Artificial Intelligence in Covid-19 forecast

Rwanda is set to be the first country on the African continent to use Artificial…

Côte d’Ivoire becomes second African country and first French-speaking country to receive vaccine doses via COVAX Facility

The COVAX initiative shipped 504,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine, licensed by the Serum Institute…

The first COVAX vaccines have been delivered to Africa. Here’s why it matters

The World Health Organization’s global vaccine-sharing scheme COVAX delivered its first COVID-19 shots on Wednesday…

COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped by the COVAX Facility head to Ghana, marking beginning of global roll-out

Geneva/New York/Oslo, 24 February 2021 – Today, Ghana became the first country outside India to…

Ghana becomes recipient of historic first shipment of COVAX vaccine

Statement by UNICEF Representative in Ghana, Anne-Claire Dufay and WHO Representative to Ghana, Dr Francis…

6 reasons why Africa’s new free trade area is a global game changer

The arrival of COVID-19 in 2020 has rapidly reshaped countries, societies and communities. Our response…

New WTO boss warns against vaccine nationalism

The newly-appointed head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has told the BBC that vaccine…

First Black woman to lead WTO says she will prioritize fair trade, access to Covid-19 vaccines

Okonjo-Iweala was appointed by the WTO after the last remaining rival candidate, South Korean trade…

Rwanda prepares to receive a million doses among the first four African countries

As Rwanda prepares to receive a million Covid-19 vaccines later this month, Minster of Health…

Civil Society Organizations & Health Industries Unite In Call For Ratification of African Medicines Agency

On the two-year anniversary of the establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) Treaty, over…

OPINION: Until Africans get the Covid vaccinations they need, the whole world will suffer by Paul Kagame

The current situation with regard to the access and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines vividly illustrates…

Rwanda looks to African Union for more Covid-19 vaccine doses

The Rwanda government has engaged the African Union (AU) on the acquisition of Covid-19 vaccines…

How Rwanda Is Shaping The Global Rollout Of Everything From AI Health Bots To Drones

Some 2.4 million people in Rwanda are benefiting from telemedicine services provided by Babyl, a…

RWANDA: KIFC supports international investment into Africa

Over the last eight years, the Government of Rwanda has deliberately considered and studied the…

Rwanda in line to get over a million Covid-19 vaccine doses from COVAX

Rwanda is in line to get over 1.1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses in the first…

RWANDA: Africa ready for partnership not dictates from the West: Kagame

While Africa’s engagement and partnership with developed countries is important, it ought to be on…

Malawi Acquires Covid-19 Vaccine

President Lazarus Chakwera on Sunday evening announced that Malawi- has finally secured doses of the…

RWANDA: Kagame roots for increased domestic financing for health

President Paul Kagame has called for increased domestic financing for health on the African continent…

Rwanda named among top 10 countries that responded best to Covid-19 outbreak

Rwanda ranks sixth among the countries that handled Covid-19 outbreak best, according to a new…

IN THE NEWS: Bill Charman, member of Med Aditus Board of Directors, named an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)

From Monash University Prof. William (Bill) Neil Charman of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical…

IN THE NEWS: Med Aditus Making Major Strides to Bring Medicines to Sub-Saharan Africa

In December of 2019, Research Triangle Park welcomed Med Aditus International Inc., a nonprofit organization…

Rwanda acquires Favipiravir to save lives as Covid rages

Rwanda continues to register increasing number of Covid-19 cases and deaths, yet the country has not yet…

Vaccine Disparities Raise Alarm as COVID Variants Multiply

Global gaps in access to Covid-19 vaccines are raising concerns that the continued spread of…

Rwanda suspends Unibrol antibiotics made in Kenya

Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has temporarily banned the sale and use of Unibrol…

Rwanda: Top sectors to look out for in 2021

In Rwanda, there are a couple of sectors to watch in the year that are…

PRESS RELEASE: Med Aditus Announces the Appointment of Three New Board Members

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, (January 11, 2021) – Med Aditus International, Inc. is pleased to announce…

Vaccinating the world against COVID is off to a slow start. These firms think A.I. and blockchain could help

Vaccinating the global population against COVID-19 is one of the most immense distribution and logistical…

Rwanda: Neglected tropical diseases are now a forgotten threat

Thirty years ago, I attended primary school in Rwanda. My family had no access to…

Rwanda: How local manufacturers can earn tax credits

Rwanda based manufacturers are eligible for tax credits starting this year as part of the…

Globalizing the COVID Vaccine

In less than a year, the world has come together to develop effective COVID-19 vaccines…

FEATURED: Med Aditus featured in Business Section of Durham Magazine

Med Aditus was featured in the Biz Briefs section of Durham Magazine’s December 2020/January 2021…

Why Rwanda amended law on nationality

The new law governing Rwandan nationality offers preferential treatment to people with special skills, talents…

Rwanda: Kagame hails launch of trading under AfCFTA

As African countries kick off trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement,…

Africa Growth Initiative’s top 5 figures of 2020

Each week, the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative team highlights figures related to African economic growth…

Despite Covid-19, Rwanda attracted noteworthy investment deals in 2020

Between February and April, more than $100 billion in financial capital flowed out of emerging…

Emergency use authorization of Covid-19 vaccines could hinder global access to them

Within the span of 10 days, regulators in the United Kingdom and the United States…

Rwanda: Government proposes incentives to ‘angel investors’ for startups

Government is looking to attract alternative financing for early stage ventures if the new draft…

Two billion COVID vaccine doses secured, WHO says end of pandemic is in sight

The end of the pandemic is in sight but we must not let our guard…

Rwanda’s human capital development gets $150 million World Bank boost

The World Bank’s Board of Directors on December 16, 2020 approved $150 million (about Rwf145 billion)…

Opinion: How AI can push for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

More than 80% of the world’s population currently lives in low- and middle-income countries. Regrettably, the…

Rwanda extends tax breaks to manufacturing, construction

Starting January, the Government will roll out tax incentives, for two years, to help stimulate…

Sharing surveillance data: the value of collaboration in curbing the next pandemic

Monitoring the spread of infectious diseases through surveillance programmes is fundamental to maintaining good public…

Impact Investment consortium to create $750 million biopharmaceutical platform to broaden access of vital specialty generic drugs across Africa

  CDC Group, Development Partners International, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to…

One in four people globally may not get COVID-19 vaccines until 2022

by Thin Lei Win | @thinink | Thomson Reuters Foundation British Medical Journal says rich…

WB to disburse $1.2bn to Rwanda in three years

The partnership framework shows that the $1.2bn that was committed will go into five broad…

Kagame calls for equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccine

“We must end the pandemic through the rapid and equitable distribution of vaccines in every…

Kagame: Tech investments will drive Africa’s future

In the conversation, moderated by the President of the World Economic Forum Borge Brende, President…

HIV drug to be made locally

In 2017, Kenya became the first country in Africa to receive the generic treatment with…

Majority of Africans would take a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine

A survey conducted by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, in partnership with…

PRESS RELEASE: Med Aditus International, Inc. and Rymedi announce collaboration agreement on novel technologies to foster access to high-quality medicines around the world

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, (December 2, 2020) – Med Aditus International, Inc. and Rymedi announce a…

PRESS RELEASE: New Nonprofit Seeks to Create Better Access to Quality, Affordable Medicine in Sub-Saharan Africa

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, (September 24, 2020) – Today marks the official launch of Med Aditus…