Daily Archives: August 3, 2020

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

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 […]

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 »,

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,

African Girls in the COVID-19 pandemic

ADOLESCENT GIRLS’ PROTECTION DURING COVID-19 Adolescent girls are disproportionately impacted during crises and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. This is especially because they often are forced to assume adult roles and care responsibilities, are at a heightened risk of violence, discrimination, and exclusion, and are often overlooked from responses that do not address their

UNICEF West and Central Africa Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation Report No. 5 (Reporting Period: 16 June – 29 July 2020)

Highlights • As of 29 July 2020, a total of 174,081 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 2,919 associated deaths, were reported in West and Central Africa Region (WCAR). • 22 out of the 24 countries in the region are reporting community transmissions. • 109,000 healthcare facilities staff and community health workers were trained in infection prevention

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

JOHANNESBURG – 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 unrest in Mali, and the growing number of alleged human rights violations and abuses in the troubled region. Amid the world focus on the coronavirus pandemic, another force