A cabinet meeting, held via video conference and chaired by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, has resolved to extend the country’s existing COVID-19 lockdown for another eleven days, meaning it will now end on 30 April.
The Co-Founders of War on Cancer, Sebastian Hermelin and Fabian Bolin both spoke to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of Nigeria’s Digital Economy Summit, on how technology can be leveraged to improve healthcare globally and in Nigeria.
Africa Investment Forum: DBSA, East African Community sign MoU for project development & implementation
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the East African Community (EAC) have signed an MoU for project development and implementation. Key sectors will include IT, infrastructure and healthcare. CNBC Africa'a Kopano Gumbi spoke to Bernard Mono, Head of Finance at East Africa Development Bank and Mohan Vivekanandan, Group Executive, Origination and Coverage at the DBSA.
UNICEF’s Chief of Health, Sanjana Bhardwaj says solutions designed for maternal health must have women and children at the centre. While speaking to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole about the latest UNICEF report on global child nutrition and maternal health, the UNICEF Chief maintained data gathering and evidence must be efficiently in unpacking health sector issues.
The CEO of Philips Africa, Jasper Westerink says that healthcare is a shared responsibility and we all have to join hands and implement together. At the Future of Health Summit – to discuss this and more, CNBC Africa's Christy Cole caught up with CEO of Philips Africa, Jasper Westerink.
There are many factors at the root of Rwanda's achievements, most notably, a strong integrated and coordinated health system built on primary health care.
To explore how Africa can get better outcomes in healthcare, General Electric's Commercial Leader for Africa, Clyde Lewis joins CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor for more.
At the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town – to discuss ways to move the needle for healthcare in Africa John Nkengasong, Director of Africa Centre for Disease Control (ACDS) joins CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor for more.