Daily Archives: September 22, 2020

TCM Lianhua Qingwen Capsule approved for registration in Mauritius

SHIJIAZHUANG, China, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Yiling Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (SHE: 002603) announced on Tuesday that it has received a registration approval issued by the Ministry of Health and Wellness of Mauritius, indicating Lianhua Qingwen Capsule has been registered in accordance with the standards for Chinese Traditional Medicine. As a leading product of Yiling […]

PhytoSciences Consultants GmbH Announced West African Expansion with Launch of PhytoSciences Ghana Consultants Limited in an Ongoing Effort to Support Legalizing Medical Cannabis

ACCRA, Ghana, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PhytoSciences Consultants GmbH, an international consulting firm, announced the expansion of its services to West Africa, providing regulatory, cannabis scientific guidance to government and private sectors, with the establishment of PG Solutions Limited, DBA PhytoSciences Ghana. “It is an honor to finally be expanding our services to […]

Time to re-open schools in Eastern & Southern Africa

Nairobi/Johannesburg – UNICEF has called on governments, parents and teachers across Eastern and Southern Africa to urgently and safely re-open schools, as the costs of continued school closures escalate across Eastern and Southern Africa. While there are encouraging reports that 13 out of 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa have returned children to classrooms,

Africa innovates: 50 homegrown African innovations tackling COVID-19

Message from UNDP Africa Director, Ahunna Eziakonwa, Regional Director and Assistant Secretary General for UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa AFRICA’S YOUNG INNOVATORS BLAZE THE TRAIL IN FIGHTING COVID-19 Build forward better. This is the mantra for global recovery from COVID-19 and Africa is no exception. The world continues to falter under the weight of an

United Nations, African Union, issue joint call to silence guns amid Small Arms Amnesty Month

NEW YORK, 22 September (Office for Disarmament Affairs) — In a joint statement, the senior United Nations disarmament official and a top African Union official have declared small arms enablers of armed violence, as well as a serious threat to peace, security, and stability. The statement issued by Izumi Nakamitsu, United Nations High Representative for

Displacement Tracking Matrix – East and Horn of Africa Monthly Regional Snapshot – July 2020

The Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) in the East and Horn of Africa (EHoA) region is currently active in six countries (Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and Uganda), and its methodology includes four main components (mobility tracking, flow monitoring, registrations, and surveys). As of July 2020, DTM in the region tracked 6.3M Internally Displaced Persons

FAO welcomes China’s new $50 million donation to support South-South Cooperation

22 September 2020, Rome – FAO welcomed an announcement today by Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, that his country will support the UN agency’s South-South Cooperation (SSC) efforts with an additional $50 million in funding. “We are very grateful for this new $50 million contribution announced by President Xi, as it

As Rich Nations Struggle, Africa’s Virus Response Is Praised

JOHANNESBURG – At a lecture to peers this month, John Nkengasong showed images that once dogged Africa, with a magazine cover declaring it “The Hopeless Continent.” Then he quoted Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah: “It is clear that we must find an African solution to our problems, and that this can only be found in

Gates Foundation Honors Director of Africa CDC With 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award

Foundation also announces three Global Goals award winners and launches two innovative partnerships to address COVID-19 impacts in Kenya SEATTLE, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today named Dr. John N. Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), as the winner of the 2020 […]