Category Archives: MENA

Coalition Launches $100 Million PPE Initiative for Africa’s Community Health Workers

– COVID-19 Action Fund for Africa (CAFA) airlifting nine 747 cargo loads of masks and other PPE to 12 countries in first round

– Largest mobilization of PPE to Africa aims to protect one million community health workers in 24

cocoa motors. Begins Worldwide Sales of Car in Bag “WALKCAR” from August 11

TOKYO, Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — cocoa motors. Inc. of Tokyo, Japan started the worldwide sale of a vehicle users can carry with them in a bag, dubbed “WALKCAR,” on August 11 on the company’s official website.https://kyodonewsprwire.jp/prwfile/release/M104053/202008042803/_prw_PI1im_M5sklPxu.jpg

New IHME COVID-19 Forecasts for Sub Saharan Africa Find Mask-wearing and Other Prevention Measures Could Prevent Nearly 75,000 Deaths by December 1

Deaths Could Range from 85,688 to 180,273, Depending on Prevention Measures

South Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe most at-risk of high numbers of deaths

Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of the Africa CDC: ‘ Many thousands of deaths can be

First liquid biopsy to receive FDA Approval for comprehensive tumor profiling across all solid cancers, Guardant Health’s Guardant360® CDx, gains credibility among oncologists in Asia, Middle East and Africa.

SINGAPORE, Aug. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Guardant Health’s liquid biopsy, Guardant360® CDx, for tumor mutation profiling in patients across all solid cancers.

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Connected for Better: AACSB’s Focus on Positive Societal Impact

World’s largest business education alliance seeks to highlight impactful change

TAMPA, Florida, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — AACSB International (AACSB) announces business education’s renewed commitment and focus on creating positive societal change, demonstrating that business schools are connected for

New IHME COVID-19 Forecasts for Ethiopia Show Nearly 8,000 People Dying by November 1, But Mask Usage Could Reduce Deaths by 65%

Concern that as nation eases mandates, ‘this vicious virus will spread rapidly throughout the country, especially in Addis Ababa’

SEATTLE, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington is forecasting