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Three Accelerators to Help Health Services Respond Faster…

The COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the world: dominating our mindscape, international discourse, national budgets and overwhelming global health systems. COVID-19 has challenged every industry – especially healthcare – to think differently, rely on data,…

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After COVID-19, will Africa Catch Up, Stand Still…

By Professor Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka With this crisis comes an economic disruption of unprecedented proportion At one time or another, nations and individuals confront crisis points – moments of existential challenge that also open up new…

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Covid-19, Telecommuting and Africa’s Digital Space

by Opeoluwa Runsewe The workplace and the education sector can now create new, sustainable models which are accessible, inclusive and qualitative It is no news that the outbreak and proliferation of Covid-19 have had some…

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Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) is the unified…

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) adopted as a single online marketplace to enable the supply of COVID-19-related critical medical equipment in Africa was developed under the leadership of African Union Special Envoy, Strive Masiyiwa and…

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E-Learning and Knowledge Sharing platform for COVID-19

IsDB and ITFC, under the Reverse Linkage and Arab Africa Trade Bridges Program, Launch E-Learning and Knowledge Sharing Platform for COVID-19 Medical Preparedness and Response in African Countries • The initiative aims firstly to build…

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Events Industry retools to build hospitals in Africa

The venture applies HOTT3D’s design, construction and project management expertise to building medical facilities within days • A Cape Town-based exhibition builder, together with an event organizer, offer to work with governments and private sectors…

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The lockdown is putting a renewed focus on…

Keep your smartphone Corona-free: Kaspersky shares top tips • With no reliable data for COVID-19 available yet, it is always best to be extra cautious The lockdown that countries all over the world are currently…

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COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator to Fund Clinical Trials

The partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator announced grants of $20 million to three institutions—the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Immunology—to fund clinical trials in order to identify highly…