COVID-19 A Turning Point For Health Financing

  • July 6, 2020

By: Government of Rwanda Having adopted skills and expertise established to tackle the 2018 Ebola crisis, Rwanda has so far fundamentally controlled the spread of COVID-19. Soon after the COVID-19 outbreak in December 2019 and dreading its spread in the continent, Rwanda set up a multidisciplinary team to assess

Assessing the Status of Pharmaceutical Production in Africa

  • June 30, 2020

OPINION PIECE By: Dr. Margaret Agama-Anyetei: Head, Health Nutrition and Population, African Union Commission, Department of Social Affairs The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a number of shortcomings in securing critical medical supplies in many African countries. Global competition and inaccessibility coupled with the increase in export restrictions has