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Catalytic Investment to Improve Community Health Care for Millions Across Africa

The Global Fund collaborates with the Johnson & Johnson Foundation and the Skoll Foundation to Launch the Africa Frontline First Catalytic FundPrivate sector investments to the Global Fund’s Africa Frontline First Catalytic Fund from the Johnson & John…

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Horn & Eastern Africa: Emergency Hunger Response Situation Report, 29th July 2022

GENERAL OUTLOOKETHIOPIAIn Ethiopia, nearly 10 million people, including 4.4 million children, are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance in drought-impacted areas. (UNICEF, Jul 19 2022)Four consecutive failed rainy seasons have brought on severe dro…

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United States Announces $15 Million for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund

Today, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced that it is providing $15 million to the United Nations (UN) Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). This is the Agency’s largest contribution to date to …

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US not trying to ‘outdo’ world powers in Africa, says visiting Sec of State Blinken

The United States is seeking a “true partnership” with Africa and not trying to “outdo” other world powers in vying for influence on the continent, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.Blinken arrived in South Africa for an official visit on Sunda…

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Five Southern African Countries Kick-Start Elephant Census

GABORONE — Five southern African countries, with more than half the continent’s elephants, are conducting a first-ever aerial census to determine the elephant population and how to protect it.Light aircraft will fly simultaneously across the plains of …

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Nonprofits Launch $100M Plan to Support Local Health Workers

A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in 10 countries, mostly in Africa, by 2030 to support 200,000 community health workers, who serve as a critical bridge to treatment for people with limited access to medical care.The Skoll Founda…

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Countries approve resolution to support access to monkeypox vaccine in the Americas

As monkeypox cases continue to rise in several countries of the Americas, Member States of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today held a Special Session of the Directing Council to consider a Resolution to address the outbreak, including sup…

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Countries approve resolution to support access to monkeypox vaccine in the Americas

As monkeypox cases continue to rise in several countries of the Americas, Member States of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today held a Special Session of the Directing Council to consider a Resolution to address the outbreak, including sup…

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