health

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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Canada assists children with malnutrition in Ethiopia – etbaba.com

As part of its ongoing support, the Government of Canada has provided 99.5 million ETB (US$2.4 million) to UNICEF to help in addressing malnutrition among young children in Ethiopia. This critical and timely funding will enable UNICEF to procure lifesaving, ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) for the treatment of 37,250 under-five children with severe acute malnutrition, …

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Aspen Pharmacare secures €600 million to make vaccines – etbaba.com

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), IFC of the World Bank Group, the French Development institution Proparco, and DEG – the German development finance institution, today announced a joint financing package for Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited, a leading pharmaceutical company in South Africa. The €600 million long-term financing package, which is subject to the fulfillment …

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Fruit, vegetables, protein out of reach for Africans – etbaba.com

Africa’s agri-food systems must be transformed to make healthy diets more affordable for Africans, according to a new report launched by UN agencies and African Union. The new report is launched today by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC). …

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Health Minister discusses with Russian Ambassador to Ethiopia – etbaba.com

Minister of Health Dr. Lia Tadesse today discussed with Russian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Evgeny Terekhin, according to Russia Embassy in Ethiopia. The two sides discussed a wide range of questions related to the bilateral cooperation in the sphere of medical science and public health. Cooperation between the two countries in this area has a long-standing …

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American Cancer Society, CVS Health launch sun safety campaign – etbaba.com

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and CVS Health today announced the launch of an in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. Now through Saturday, July 17, customers will have the opportunity to round up their change or make a $1 or $3 donation at the register at any CVS Pharmacy location. “Together, the American Cancer Society and CVS …

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Angel Medical Systems announces Brad Snow as interim CEO – etbaba.com

Angel Medical Systems, Inc., (dba AngelMed) announced today the departure of Gordie Nye as CEO of the company effective immediately. He will be succeeded by Brad Snow, an experienced leader in the medical device industry who has served in a variety of senior roles at several successful med-tech startups. AngelMed thanks Nye for his contributions over the last …

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New Pringles Scorchin’ sour cream & onion satisfies – etbaba.com

After introducing the new Pringles Scorchin’ collection last year, the masters of flavor at Pringles are peeling back the onion with the addition of a fourth new fiery flavor that is sure to wow: Pringles Scorchin’ Sour Cream & Onion. Adding to the collection that already includes Scorchin’ takes on classic BBQ, Cheddar, and Chili & Lime flavors, new Pringles Scorchin’ Sour Cream & Onion packs all the …

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Bioheng Biotech received orphan drug designation from U.S. FDA – etbaba.com

Nanjing Bioheng Biotech Co., Ltd. Announced UCAR T cell therapy product targeting CD7, code CTD401, received Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL). “CTD401 is the first innovative product based on our next-generation generic CAR-T technology platform. It has excellent efficacy and …

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