Posted in Africa Press Releases South Africa

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 […]

Read More TB Alliance Announces European Commission Authorisation of New Treatment for Highly Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
Posted in General

Attacks, Abuses On the Rise in Africa’s Sahel Region

While global attention remains centered on the coronavirus, a U.S. special envoy is sounding the alarm about crises in Africa’s Sahel region, especially the political…

Read More Attacks, Abuses On the Rise in Africa’s Sahel Region
Posted in Health Care

Coronavirus Numbers Drop in Egypt and Sudan; Libya, Tunisia and Algeria See Increases

Egypt is reopening churches for the first time in nearly four months, after a major decline in the number of recorded coronavirus cases in recent…

Read More Coronavirus Numbers Drop in Egypt and Sudan; Libya, Tunisia and Algeria See Increases
Posted in Health Care

COVID-19 Strikes Gambian Government Officials

Three ministers in the Gambian government have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the government. The State House of the Gambia tweeted on Sunday that…

Read More COVID-19 Strikes Gambian Government Officials
Posted in Africa Press Releases South Africa

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 », […]

Read More 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
Posted in Africa MENA Press Releases South Africa

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, […]

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