Attacks on health care in the context of COVID-19

Since the beginning of the outbreak, health care providers have been shown more support, solidarity and gratitude than they ever have. Yet, attacks on health care have continuously been reported and now also include incidents linked to the COVID-19 pandemic across the world. This unprecedented public health emergency has demonstrated that health facilities, medical transport, patients as well as health care workers and their families can – and do – become targets everywhere. This alarming trend reinforces the need for improved measures to protect health care from acts of violence.…

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West African Women Facing COVID: 7 Facts Solutions

July 31 African Women’s Day: Top 7 Impacts Of The COVID-19 Crisis On West African Women And 7 West African Organizations’ Pro-posed Solutions July 30, 2020 – To mark African Women’s Day on July 31st, seven West African organizations and international charities Oxfam and CARE are highlighting the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women in West Africa and the experiences, ideas and proposed solutions around 7 identified priorities, by and for women in the region. “In this crisis affecting West Africa, West African women are on the front line…

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Un dispositif médical qui sauve la vie en cas d’hémorragie du post-partum reçoit l’approbation réglementaire au Ghana et au Kenya

Fabriqué en Afrique : Le premier dispositif de tamponnement intra-utérin par ballonnet à faible coût et préassemblé qui protège les femmes contre la cause principale de mortalité maternelle SEATTLE, 31 juillet 2020 /PRNewswire/ — L’organisation de santé mondiale à but non lucratif PATH et la société Sinapi Biomedical d’Afrique du Sud, ont annoncé aujourd’hui que le ballonnet utérin Sinapi Ellavi […]

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Les réseaux à très haut débit créent une compétitivité différenciée pour les opérateurs

SHENZHEN, Chine, 30 juillet 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei a organisé la séance « Premium Networks, Better Digital World » (Des réseaux à très haut débit pour améliorer le monde numérique) lors du Better World Summit 2020. Durant cette séance en mode interactif, des opérateurs internationaux, l’analyste d’IDC et Huawei ont discuté de la façon dont les opérateurs pouvaient différencier leurs […]

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Premium Networks Build Differentiated Competitiveness for Carriers

SHENZHEN, China, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei hosted the “Premium Networks, Better Digital World” session at Better World Summit 2020. During this online session, global carriers, IDC analyst, and Huawei discussed how carriers can differentiate their services and improve networks to ensure businesses thrive. Differentiated networks will be a competitive edge for carriers The […]

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5G + Cloud + IA : Huawei travaille avec les opérateurs pour alimenter les nouvelles infrastructures TIC

SHENZHEN, Chine, 30 juillet 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lors du Sommet pour un monde meilleur (Better World Summit) 2020, Huawei a annoncé qu’elle allait travailler sans relâche avec les opérateurs mondiaux à la construction d’une nouvelle infrastructure pour les TIC, qui fonctionne avec des technologies innovantes de 5G, de cloud et d’IA, afin de faciliter la […]

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Coronavirus Rapidly Spreading Across Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic is rapidly spreading across Africa and a lack of adequate testing is preventing health care professionals from being able to assess and fight the spread of the disease, according to the International Rescue Commitee (IRC). The IRC is a global, nongovernmental organization dedicated to responding to humanitarian crises. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa more than doubled in July, and over the past two months it rose by 500%. Every country in which the IRC is involved, however, has completed less than 8,000 tests per…

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Central Africa’s Muslim Feast Hampered as COVID-19 Blocks Livestock Trade

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – More than one million livestock being transported from Cameroon and Chad for Eid al-Adha, the Muslim feast of sacrifice, have been blocked at the borders with Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria.  Cameroon’s neighboring states are refusing imports due to COVID-19, forcing livestock merchants who depend on the annual festival, known locally as Tabaski, to sell at cut-rate prices. Spokesperson for the Central African Association of Cattle Sellers Clementina Ondo said their trade was already crumbling because of COVID-19. The situation is made worse, she said, because border authorities…

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