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U.S. donates Johnson & Johnson vaccines to Ethiopia – etbaba.com

The United States presented 453,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 single-shot vaccine today to the people of Ethiopia and announced the donation of an additional 504,000 doses scheduled to arrive in Addis Ababa today. U.S. Ambassador Geeta Pasi presented the vaccines to State Minister of Health, Seharela Abdullahi, in a handover event at …

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Germany provides 271.200 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Ethiopia – etbaba.com

The German Federal Government provided 271.200 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Ethiopia as part of Germany’s efforts to ensure the fair and efficient distribution of vaccines. Germany and the European Union are committed to finding a multilateral solution to the pandemic and to ensuring fair, transparent and affordable access to COVID 19 vaccines, medicines and diagnostics …

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WHO appoints Gordon Brown as Ambassador for Global Health Financing – etbaba.com

The World Health Organization today announced the appointment of The Rt Hon Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing. Mr Brown is widely credited with preventing a second Great Depression through his stewardship of the 2009 London G20 summit. He mobilized world leaders to commit an …

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Policy to fortify foods transforms Ethiopia’s health, GDP – etbaba.com

Ethiopia’s Government spending of $3.8 million over the next 10 years could save tens of thousands of lives, reduce healthcare costs, and raise the country’s productivity, stemming losses of $520 million a year that are being caused by vitamin deficiencies, a new report says. This is indicated by the analysis published today by the Global …

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Report finds stark disparities in COVID-19 impacts – etbaba.com

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its fifth annual Goalkeepers Report, featuring an updated global dataset illustrating the pandemic’s adverse impact on progress toward the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals). This year’s report, co-authored by Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates, shows that disparities caused by COVID-19 remain stark, and those …

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An NGO accuses Ethiopian Airlines for unsafely transporting animals – etbaba.com

Ethiopian Airlines is shipping live wild animals around the world unsafely for luxury use as exotic pets from West Africa, says new investigation by a nongovernmental organization (NGO). According to a press statement from World Animal Protection Kenya Office sent to NewBusinessEthiopia.com this afternoon transportation of the animals by Ethiopian Airlines is “posing huge biosecurity …

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African Health Ministers to discuss continental health challenges – etbaba.com

Ministers of Health and representatives from African countries are set to meet virtually for the Seventy-first session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa from 24 – 26 August 2021. The Regional Committee is the Organization’s decision-making body and the gathering is the premier meeting on public health in Africa, convening 47 …

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China Defense donates COVID-19 vaccine to Ethiopia – etbaba.com

The Ministry of Defense of China has donated 200,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccines to the Ministry of Defense of Ethiopia. Last month the Ministry of Defense of China has also donated 100,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines to the Ministry of Defense of Ethiopia, according to the information from Ethiopian national defense force official social media …

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United States donates COVID-19 vaccine – etbaba.com

The U.S. Embassy announces the donation by the United States government of an additional  1,210,550  doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. These doses, in addition to the donation of 453,600 doses that arrived July 19, are part of the U.S. pledge to provide 25 million life-saving vaccines to Africa.  The U.S. government continues to coordinate closely with the African …

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African countries step up investments to fight malaria – etbaba.com

African countries mark the third anniversary of the Zero Malaria Starts with Me movement. Launched by the African Heads of State and Government in 2018, the campaign is now operational in 20 countries, reinvigorating existing political commitment, accelerating action, mobilizing resources and increasing accountability to eliminate malaria in Africa by 2030. Since the launch of …

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