Tag: healthcare

Rwanda extends COVID-19 lockdown until 30 April

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.

Leveraging technology to improve healthcare in Nigeria and globally

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.

Sanjana Bhardwaj on how to curb malnutrition, maternal mortality in Nigeria

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.

Future of Health Summit: Philips Africa’s Jasper Westerink on having a shared view on healthcare

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.

Here are lessons from Rwanda on how trust can assist in repairing a broken health system

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.

Clyde Lewis on plans to create sustainability of healthcare and inclusive growth across Africa

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.

John Nkengasong of ACDS on mobilising resources to enhance public health goals in Africa

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.