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New IHME COVID-19 Forecasts for Ethiopia Show Nearly 8,000 People Dying by November 1, But Mask Usage Could Reduce Deaths by 65%

Concern that as nation eases mandates, ‘this vicious virus will spread rapidly throughout the country, especially in Addis Ababa’ SEATTLE, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington is forecasting 7,872 people (with a range of 1,115 to 31,971) will die from COVID-19 in Ethiopia […]

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TB Alliance Announces European Commission Authorisation of New Treatment for Highly Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Pretomanid, developed by the non-profit TB Alliance, has received EU marketing authorisation in combination regimen with bedaquiline and linezolid in adults with XDR-TB or treatment-intolerant/non-responsive MDR-TB PRETORIA, South Africa, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pretomanid, a novel compound developed by the non-profit organization TB Alliance, has been granted a conditional marketing authorisation by the European Commission […]

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Africare célèbre son 50e anniversaire avec la cessation programmée de toutes les opérations américaines et l’aide à la mise en œuvre du nouveau « PanAfricare » sur le continent

RÉALISATION D’UN PIVOT STRATÉGIQUE POUR L’AFRIQUE WASHINGTON, 3 août 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Fort d’un héritage impressionnant de cinquante années de programmes à fort impact en Afrique, le conseil d’administration d’Africare et son président et directeur général Robert L. Mallett ont annoncé ce jour la cessation programmée des opérations d’Africare aux États-Unis et l’approbation d’une entité indépendante nouvellement créée, « PanAfricare », […]

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Africare Commemorates Its 50th Anniversary With Planned Sunset Of All U.S. Operations And Assisting In Standing Up A New “PanAfricare” On The Continent

COMPLETES A STRATEGIC PIVOT TO AFRICA WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Crowning an impressive fifty-year legacy of high-impact programming within Africa, the Africare Board of Directors and President & CEO Robert L. Mallett today announced both the planned cessation of Africare operations in the US and the endorsement of a newly created independent entity, […]

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Fear of Instability Behind Egypt’s Readiness to Send Troops to Libya, Experts Say

Libya’s civil war and its role in regional stability have become more uncertain since June 20 when the Egyptian parliament authorized its troops to cross…

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Former Ivory Coast International Footballer Runs for Football Federation Presidency

Former internationally known Ivory Coast football player Didier Drogba entered the race to be president of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) Saturday. Hundreds gathered to…

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Suspected Boko Haram Militants Kill 16 in Northern Cameroon

Suspected militants from Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least 16 people and wounded seven early on Sunday in a grenade attack on a camp…

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Zimbabwean Author Freed After Night in Jail for Protest

An internationally known Zimbabwean author and several other people have been released on bail on Saturday, after spending a night in police cells for protesting…

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