Military Seizes Power in Burkina Faso
#burkinafaso (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burkina Faso President Ousted in Military Coup
Mutinous officers said the public was fed up with President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré because of his inability to stop attacks by Islamist militants. #burkinafaso #militants #rochmarcchristiankaboré (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore has resigned -sources
Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore has resigned, four security and political sources told Reuters. #burkinafaso #rochkabore (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mutinous soldiers say they detained Burkina Faso's president
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Mutinous soldiers said they detained Burkina Faso’s president on Monday, a day after rebellious troops seized a military barracks, setting off a series of gunbattles... #barracks #burkinafaso #westafrican #gunbattles #ouagadougou (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burkina Faso ruling party: president survived assassination attempt amid 'coup'
Burkina Faso's ruling party said on Monday President Roch Kabore had survived an assassination attempt, adding that what began as a mutiny by some soldiers on Sunday was rapidly evolving into a coup. #coup #rochkabore #mutiny #burkinafaso (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mutinous soldiers take over military base in Burkina Faso
A group of mutinous soldiers took control of a military base in Burkina Faso on Sunday amid calls for President Roch Marc Christian Kabore to resign. #rochmarcchristiankabore #militarybase #burkinafaso (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gunfire Rattles Burkina Faso's Capital as Soldiers Revolt
The government denied rumors of a coup, but soldiers who want changes to the fight against Islamists appear to have taken control of several military bases. #burkinafaso #soldiersrevolt #coup #islamists (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gunfire heard near Burkina Faso president's home hours after army mutiny
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Gunfire rang out late Sunday near the home of Burkina Faso's embattled President Roch Marc Christian Kabore, raising the specter that a military coup might #burkinafaso #militarycoup #ouagadougou #rochmarcchristiankabore (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heavy gunfire reported at Burkina Faso military base
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Mutinous soldiers seized control of a military base in Burkina Faso's capital Sunday, raising fears of a coup attempt in the West African nation as gunfire rang out... #militarybase #burkinafaso #westafrican #insurgency #ouagadougou (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As soldiers mutiny in Burkina Faso, government dismisses talk of coup
Sustained gunfire rang out from military camps in Burkina Faso on Sunday as mutinying soldiers demanded more support for their fight against Islamist militants and protesters ransacked the... #rochkabore #militants #burkinafaso #militarycamps #coup #protesters (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heavy gunfire reported at Burkina Faso military base
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Heavy gunfire rang out at a military base in Burkina Faso's capital early Sunday, prompting fears that a coup attempt was underway after weeks of growing frustration... #insurgency #militarybase #ouagadougou #burkinafaso (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heavy gunfire heard in Burkina Faso barracks, government denies army takeover
Gunfire rang out from several military camps in Burkina Faso early on Sunday, the government said, but it denied the military had seized power. #barracks #militarycamps #burkinafaso #armytakeovergunfire (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fighting violent extremism with narrative intervention: evidence from a field experiment in West Africa - Bilali R.
Violent extremism is one of the major challenges of our time. A cluster-randomized controlled trial with two arms (treatment vs. control) conducted in 132 villages in the Sahel region of Burkina Faso (N = 2,904 participants) examined whether a narrative in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

TCI Next Gen Will Reach the Next Generation of Family Planning Users in West Africa
January 07, 2022Through a new award from the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation and the Bayer Foundation, IntraHealth International will begin a new phase of The Challenge Initiative (TCI) calledTCI Next Gen.IntraHealth has led the francophone West Africa hub of TCI since 2016, which has helped add over350,000 new contraceptive users in 12 cities throughout francophone West Africa over the past five years. TCI is part of a consortium led by the Bill& Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.In this next phase of the project (2021-2025),In...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 6, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: The Challenge Initiative Next Gen Family Planning & Reproductive Health Youth Health Workers Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: In Burkina Faso, Trans People Self-Medicate in 'Dangerous' Transition
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Many transgender people in the conservative West African nation self-medicate with hormonal drugs due to a lack of specialist healthcare (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Out-of-pocket payments and catastrophic expenditures due to traffic injuries in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - Petitfour L, Bonnet E, Mathevet I, Nikiema A, Ridde V.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the out-of-pocket expenditures linked to Road Traffic Injuries in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, as well as the prevalence of catastrophic expenditures among those out-of-pocket payments, and to identify the socio-economic determinants o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

We Must Rise to the Occasion, Now.
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Dec 20 2021 (IPS-Partners) In 2021, COVID-19 continued to plague the world – a world already burdened by armed conflicts, climate-induced disasters and forced displacement. Communities, nations and people struggled to maintain normalcy in the midst of the abnormal. This was especially notable in the education sector – a sector that is the very foundation for achieving all human rights and all Sustainable Development Goals. Yasmine SherifCountries affected by existing crises also suffered the absence of infrastructure and the omnipresence of extreme poverty, while conflicts raged all ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Climate Change COVID-19 Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Health Poverty & SDGs Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

How Do We Measure the Success of Integrated Health Services?
By Jen Snell A health worker helps a mother and her baby at a health facility in Ouagadougou in 2017. Photo by Trevor Snapp for IntraHealth International.December 10, 2021Countries in West Africa have some of the highest maternal and infant mortality rates in the world. Women in this region face a1 in 34 lifetime risk of maternal death and34 of every 1,000 infants do not survive their first 28 days. An estimated24% of women have an unmet need for family planning and only 1 in 5 women are accessing modern contraception.Achievinguniversal health coverage—wherein all people have access to the health services they need...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health Maternal, Newborn, Child Health Universal Health Coverage Day Primary Health Care Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: In Burkina Faso Healthcare Is Free Only for Some - Why This Is a Problem
[The Conversation Africa] Maternal and child mortality remains a major public health problem in low- and middle-income countries. The rates are especially worrying in poor countries like Burkina Faso. Financial barriers to access care still prevent many families from getting the services they need, when needed, limiting future progress in reducing high mortality rates. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Tear gas fired at protesters decrying Islamist attacks
The protest comes amid fear of an Islamist encroachment following a number of recent attacks. #burkinafaso #protesters (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least two killed, 18 wounded as French convoy faces new protests in Niger
At least two people were killed and 18 injured in western Niger on Saturday when protesters clashed with a French military convoy they blocked after it crossed the border from Burkina Faso,... #burkinafaso #protests #protesters #convoy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Egypt Sends Medical Aid Shipment to Burkina Faso
[Egypt Online] Egypt's Ambassador in Ouagadougou Ibrhaim Abdel Azim al Kholi has handed over a shipment of medical aid sent by Egypt to Burkina Faso to help it face the impacts of the coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What influences girls' age at marriage in Burkina Faso and Tanzania? Exploring the contribution of individual, household, and community level factors - Misunas C, Erulkar A, Apicella L, Ngo T, Psaki S.
PURPOSE: This comparative study explores the connections between potential drivers of child marriage among girls at the individual, household, and community levels. It provides insight into the multilevel influences on child marriage with the goal of infor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Healthcare Centre Burnt Down Amid Violent Surge in Burkina Faso
[MSF] On 21 November 2021, a healthcare centre supported by M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Foube, Barsalogho department, in the Centre-North region of Burkina Faso, was burnt down. A member of the MSF team was injured during an attack by unidentified armed men, probably targeting the Foube police post, a few hundred metres away. Our colleague, as well as other wounded patients, have been quickly treated and evacuated to Ouagadougou, and are now in a stable condition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burkina Faso: Health Post Completely Burned Down - MSF
[MSF] On 21 November 2021, a healthcare centre supported by M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Foube, Barsalogho department, in the Centre-North region of Burkina Faso, was burnt down. A member of the MSF team was injured during an attack by unidentified armed men, most probably targeting the Foube gendarmerie post, a few hundred metres away. Our colleague, as well as other wounded patients have been quickly treated and evacuated to Ouagadougou, and are now in a stable condition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Some Nigerian Plants Show Potential to Treat Malaria
[The Conversation Africa] Six countries in Africa accounted for about half of all malaria deaths worldwide in 2019: Nigeria (23%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (11%), Tanzania (5%), Burkina Faso (4%), Mozambique (4%) and Niger (4%). (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Nigeria: Some Plants Show Potential to Treat Malaria
[The Conversation Africa] Six countries in Africa accounted for about half of all malaria deaths worldwide in 2019: Nigeria (23%), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (11%), Tanzania (5%), Burkina Faso (4%), Mozambique (4%) and Niger (4%). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New CDC Covid-19 Warnings: Avoid Travel To Russia, Belgium, Slovakia, Burkina Faso
Additionally, Poland went from moderate to high Covid-19 risk. But situations in Fiji and Jamaica have improved. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Lifestyle /lifestyle Travel /travel business pharma Source Type: news

Statement on Data Published in PLOS Medicine on Tolerability and Immune Response of Johnson & Johnson Ebola Vaccine Regimen in Adults Living with HIV
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 29, 2021 – Data published in PLOS Medicine demonstrated that the Johnson & Johnson (the Company) Ebola vaccine regimen, Zabdeno® (Ad26.ZEBOV) and Mvabea® (MVA-BN-Filo), was well tolerated and induced a robust immune response in both healthy adults and adults living with HIV. These findings, alongside Phase 3 data recently published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, support the potential prophylactic use of the vaccine regimen to protect people at risk of acquiring Ebola. The regimen was granted Marketing Authorisation by the European Commission in July 2020 and Prequalificati...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cities in Francophone West Africa Add Over 350,000 New Family Planning Users
October 25, 2021Over 350,000 new contraceptive users were added in 12 cities throughout francophone West Africa over the past five years.The Challenge Initiative’s (TCI) West Africa Hub, led by IntraHealth International, contributed to these results by working with local health systems, young people, religious and government leaders, and community health workers to increase access to family planning.Since 2016, TCI’s francophone West Africa Hub has used a comprehensive approach to improve contraceptive use in six countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Niger, and Mali. In partnership...
Source: IntraHealth International - October 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Benin Burkina Faso C ôte d’Ivoire Mali Niger Senegal The Challenge Initiative Family Planning & Reproductive Health Community Engagement Youth Source Type: news

Cities in Francophone West Africa Add Over 350,000 Family Planning Users
October 25, 2021Over 350,000 new contraceptive users were added in 12 cities throughout francophone West Africa over the past five years.The Challenge Initiative’s (TCI) West Africa Hub, led by IntraHealth International, contributed to these results by working with local health systems, young people, religious and government leaders, and community health workers to increase access to family planning.Since 2016, TCI’s francophone West Africa Hub has used a comprehensive approach to improve contraceptive use in five countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Senegal, and Niger. In partnership with...
Source: IntraHealth International - October 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Benin Burkina Faso C ôte d’Ivoire Niger Senegal The Challenge Initiative Family Planning & Reproductive Health Community Engagement Youth Source Type: news

Thomas Sankara trial in Burkina Faso: Who killed 'Africa's Che Guevara'?
Thirty-four years after the killing of Burkina Faso President Thomas Sankara, 14 men finally go on trial. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The World ’s First Malaria Vaccine—and What it Means for the Future of Pandemic Response
On Oct. 6, the World Health Organization recommended use of the first vaccine to fight malaria. The decision is momentous and highly anticipated for many reasons: among them is that this is the first vaccine to help reduce the risk of deadly severe malaria in young children in Sub-Saharan Africa, where the disease remains a leading killer. The vaccine offers hope that there can be a circle of learning from one pandemic to the next. Malaria, our oldest pandemic, may offer insights on how we can survive contemporary scourges like COVID-19. Malaria evolved at least 2.5 million years ago and first infected humans in rural part...
Source: TIME: Science - October 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Raj Panjabi Tags: Uncategorized health healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

The World ’s First Malaria Vaccine—and What it Means for the Future of Pandemic Response
On Oct. 6, the World Health Organization recommended use of the first vaccine to fight malaria. The decision is momentous and highly anticipated for many reasons: among them is that this is the first vaccine to help reduce the risk of deadly severe malaria in young children in Sub-Saharan Africa, where the disease remains a leading killer. The vaccine offers hope that there can be a circle of learning from one pandemic to the next. Malaria, our oldest pandemic, may offer insights on how we can survive contemporary scourges like COVID-19. Malaria evolved at least 2.5 million years ago and first infected humans in rural part...
Source: TIME: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Raj Panjabi Tags: Uncategorized health healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

West Africa: Informal Workers in Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso Have Been Hit Hard By Covid-19
[The Conversation Africa] The COVID-19 pandemic and its associated counter-measures continue to shed light on the social and economic challenges facing African countries. Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa countries is expected to decline, putting pressure on already limited fiscal space and resources in the region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Because Everyone Counts: Universal vital registration to leave no one behind
Because Everyone Counts: Universal vital registration to leave no one behindpatwariWed, 09/22/2021 - 13:04 This virtual  side event of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly marks the first public announcement of the transfer of the Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems (CoE) - founded in 2015 and hosted to date at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) - to UNFPA. The transition underscores a growing partnership between UNFPA, IDRC, Global Affairs Canada and the Global Financing Facility (GFF), to expand the reach of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) technical support worldwide. I...
Source: UNFPA News - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: patwari Source Type: news

Intergenerational transmission of risk attitudes in Burkina Faso - Sepahvand MH, Shahbazian R.
This study replicates the findings by Dohmen et al. (Re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Afghanistan ’s Girls Need our Unwavering Support in Education
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Sep 9 2021 (IPS) The Taliban takeover of government in Kabul is just days old, and the eyes of Afghans and the world are cautiously watching and hopeful to see them stand by their word and ensure that girls’ education be promoted and protected. Yasmine SherifTwenty years ago, under the Taliban regime which prevailed from 1996 to 2001, schooling for girls was banned, although private home-based classes for girls were allowed in some parts of the country. From 2001 onwards the enrolment of girls and boys in schools saw steady gains in Afghanistan, accompanied by a large intake of female teac...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Featured Headlines Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Religion TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (EC Source Type: news

Innovative Use of World ’s First Malaria Vaccine Generates Remarkable Results and a Life-Saving Opportunity
Malaria still kills 400,000 people every year, most of them African children under five years old. RTS,S is the first malaria vaccine shown to reduce malaria and life-threatening severe malaria in young children. Credit: Mercedes Sayagues/IPSBy Kesete AdmasuSep 1 2021 (IPS) In the midst of the tragedy and turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s gratifying to see work continuing in Africa to find new ways of fighting malaria, a very old disease that has been a formidable foe for thousands of years and still kills 400,000 people every year, most of them African children under five years old. Scientists from the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kesete Admasu Tags: Africa Headlines Health Malaria Source Type: news

At least 47 dead in Burkina Faso attack by suspected Islamist militants
At least 47 people were killed in an ambush attack in Burkina Faso on Wednesday by suspected Islamist militants, the latest incident... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: To Prevent Teenage Pregnancies in Sub Saharan Africa, It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child
[IPS] Dissin -- Honorine Meda is 23. Cycling through her hometown of Dissin, in Burkina Faso's verdant southwest, she smiles, waves and stops to chat with one of the girls she counsels. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 1, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Genetic engineering test with mosquitoes ‘may be game changer’ in eliminating malaria
UK scientist says gene-drive study rendering female insects infertile may lead to ‘self destruct mosquito’ field tests within 10 yearsScientists have successfully wiped out a population of malaria-transmitting mosquitoes by using a radical form of genetic engineering to render the females infertile – in the most advanced and largest ever test of use of the technology to fight the disease.As well as bringing fresh hope in the fight against one of the world ’s biggest killers, the study lays the foundations for further trials of gene-drive technology which could mean self-destroying mosquitoes being r...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Malaria Genetics Gene editing Insects Imperial College London Microbiology Africa Burkina Faso World news Science Medical research Wildlife UK news Source Type: news

To Prevent Teenage Pregnancies in Sub Saharan Africa, It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child
Honorine Meda became pregnant herself at the age of nineteen. Now she helps raise awareness of teenage pregnancy among girls in Dissin.By Guy DinmoreDISSIN, Burkina Faso, Jul 28 2021 (IPS) Honorine Meda is 23. Cycling through her hometown of Dissin, in Burkina Faso’s verdant southwest, she smiles, waves and stops to chat with one of the girls she counsels. Thanks to a program by the German development agency (GIZ) and their Pro Enfant initiative, Honorine trained to counsel teenage girls in Dissin on how to avoid pregnancies. She became pregnant herself, with her now three-year-old son, when she was 19. It was tough...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guy Dinmore Tags: Africa Aid Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Women's Health GIZ 2021 Source Type: news

Child Rights ’ Experts Warn that Displaced Children and Young People Risk Being Wiped Out of the Education System
Jean Marie Ishimwe (Kenya), a Refugee Youth Representative addresses a high-level roundtable convened by UNHCR and ECW, the UK and Canada. Credit: Joyce ChimbiBy Joyce ChimbiNAIROBI, KENYA , Jul 27 2021 (IPS) The difficulties in accessing education faced by children and young people forcibly displaced from their homes were today laid bare in a virtual high-level roundtable convened by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the UK and Canada. The roundtable was a key moment planned within a two-day Global Education Summit framework that will kick off in London tomorrow, July 28, 2021. The summit is a cri...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Aid Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Featured Global Headlines Human Rights Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations displaced children Educ Source Type: news

Africa: U.S. Officials - Vaccines Being Delivered to Djibouti, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso, Gambia, and Senegal
[State Department] Transcript: Special Online Briefing - Gayle E. Smith, State Department Coordinator for Global COVID-19 Response and Health Security; and Akunna Cook, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: African Countries to Receive First U.S. Donated Covid-19 Vaccines in Days
[RFI] Nearly 50 African countries are to receive 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by the United States, with the first shipments to Burkina Faso, Djibouti and Ethiopia in the coming days, US officials and the Gavi vaccine alliance said on Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: U.S.-Donated Vaccine Deliveries to Africa Set to Begin, With First Deliveries Planned To Burkina Faso, Djibouti, and Ethiopia
[GAVI] Geneva -- Following close collaboration between the African Union (AU)/ African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT), COVAX and the United States Government, AU Member States are set to receive approximately 25 million  COVID-19 vaccines to enhance coverage across the continent -- contributing to the AU target of vaccinating at least 60% of the African population. The shipments of these donated doses follow from the pledge made by President Biden, President of the United States of America in May to share 8 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Biden Administration Announces Donation of 25 Million Covid-19 Vaccines to Africa
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -- The White House is announcing today that the Biden administration will donate approximately 25 million COVID-19 vaccines to be distributed in Africa. Planned to be made in the next few days are shipments of the  Johnson& Johnson one-shot vaccine to Burkina Faso, Djibouti and Ethiopia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Introducing birth-dose hepatitis  B vaccination would be cost effective in Burkina Faso
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - July 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news