International medicine company ,GSK commits to invest big in Africa

International medicine company ,GSK

By Godfrey Olukya   31-3-2013 GSK  today announced a series of new investments in sub-Saharan Africa designed to address pressing health needs and contribute to long-term business growth, The Africa press has reported. Speaking at the 5th EU-Africa Business Forum in Brussels, GSK CEO Sir Andrew Witty set out the company’s intent to partner More...

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EBOLA
By mcr2 On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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The deadly Ebola virus is now in West Africa…

ALERT!!! Guinea Conakry has confirmed the presence of the Ebola virus, which has already killed up to 59 people since early February. ..and now the virus has also been detected in Sierra Leone, according to the More...

WHO to vaccinate South Sudan refugees
By mcr2 On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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WHO to vaccinate South Sudan refugees

  By Godfrey Olukya    24-2-2014   World Health Organization (WHO) is working with the South Sudan Government and partners to provide vaccines to protect nearly 140 000 people living in temporary camps More...

Google+ Hangout on How Young People are Transforming the Health World
By mcr2 On Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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Google+ Hangout on How Young People are Transforming the Health World

  Remarks Zeenat Rahman Barbara Bush, co-founder of Global Health Corps Washington, DC January 8, 2014       This video is available with captions on YouTube. MS. RAHMAN:  Good morning, More...

The 3rd Global Conference on Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change
By mcr2 On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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The 3rd Global Conference on Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Security and Climate Change

Remarks Jonathan Shrier Acting Special Representative, Office of Global Food Security Johannesburg, South Africa December 4, 2013 The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates 842 million people suffer from More...

World AIDS Day Event
By mcr2 On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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World AIDS Day Event

Remarks at President Obama’s World AIDS Day Event Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State The White House Washington, DC December 2, 2013 Gayle, thank you very, very much. Thanks for your tremendous leadership More...

WPOWER
By mcr2 On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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wPOWER: Promoting Women’s Critical Role in Clean Energy Solutions to Climate Change

  Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 19, 2013     In honor of “Gender Day” at the annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the More...

Rabies kill 10 in Democratic republic of Congo
By mcr2 On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Rabies kill 10 in Democratic republic of Congo

By Godfrey Olukya 8-10-2013 Reports from Democratic republic of Congo(DRC) indicate that at least ten people have died of rabies. According to Doctors without borders(MSF) in DRC, the deaths follow an outbreak More...

African pharmaceuticals sector is
By mcr2 On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
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African pharmaceuticals sector is expected to grow

By Godfrey Olukya 1-10-2013 A statement issued by African development bank has indicated that the African pharmaceutical sector is expected to grow tremendously in the coming years. The opportunity is such that More...

Madagascar urged to fight child prostitution
By mcr2 On Sunday, July 28th, 2013
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Madagascar urged to fight child prostitution

  By Godfrey Olukya 27-7-2013 Local and international bodies have expressed concern about the rampart prostitution carried out by under age girls in Madagascar. Among the organizations which have today come More...