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ASG update: COVID-19 global progress and response

01 Jul 2021

While the recent surge in Covid-19 cases in India is subsiding, countries in Latin America continue to struggle to contain outbreaks, reports Albright Stonebridge Group

Egypt to introduce digital pathology technology for cancer diagnoses

29 Jun 2021

The country’s General Authority of Healthcare will be the first entity in the country to use the technology, the authority’s chairman told Arabic media

Egypt, UAE discuss cooperation in digitizing medical institutions

24 Jun 2021

The two sides agreed to organize a joint workshop to exchange experience related to providing health services and the comprehensive health insurance

African countries acquire over 61 mln COVID-19 vaccines: Africa CDC

24 Jun 2021

The Africa CDC, the specialized healthcare agency of the African Union, said around 1.12 percent of Africa's population have received a full vaccine regimen

IFC launches programme to improve Egypt’s healthcare sector

16 Jun 2021

Through its Egypt Quality Advisory Programme, the IFC is expected to advise private healthcare service providers across Egypt on enhancing patient safety practices and upgrading their quality assurance systems

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine plans for Africa and Middle East

13 Jun 2021

Omnia Health Magazine sits down with Patrick van der Loo, Pfizer's Regional President for AfME, to discuss the company's vaccine plans for the region

Egypt embraces digital transformation

Aug 25, 2020

Egypt is making several key investments in the area of health technology.

32 African countries report less than 5,000 COVID-19 cases: Africa CDC

Aug 25, 2020

Africa CDC said southern Africa region is most affected area in terms of confirmed COVID-19 cases, followed by northern Africa and western Africa regions

Egypt’s parliament approves two int’l cooperation agreements worth $53 million to fight COVID-19

Aug 24, 2020

'COVID-19 proved the urgent need for international cooperation and coordination to overcome the crisis,' Minister Rania Al-Mashat said

Tunisia says to launch COVID-19 vaccine in early 2021

Aug 23, 2020

“Once the vaccine is proven to be effective, articles will be published in scientific journals during November and December,” the health official explained.

Egypt to become Africa’s hub for manufacturing China’s COVID-19 vaccine

July 20, 2020

Egypt is expected to be the African hub for manufacturing China’s vaccine for Covid-19.