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Technology “Made in Senegal” against coronavirus

The Institut Pasteur of Dakar is developing a quick kit to diagnose COVID-19, in partnership with the British biotechnology company Mologic. The test kits are being manufactured in Dakar and are expected to be ready for the market in June.

New Fund will help countries to fight against COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic, a disease caused by the new coronavirus, caused the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners to create...

The UN wants to know: what future do we want?

A Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU) está promovendo uma conversa global sobre o papel da cooperação internacional na construção do futuro que queremos.

COVID-19 pandemic: 10 African countries report cases of the disease

he disease caused by the new coronavirus COVID-19 has received pandemic status from the World Health Organization (WHO). The decision was announced on Wednesday (11) in Geneva by the head of the agency, Tedros Ghebreyesus.

Covid-19: Environmental degradation may be a possible source of the problem

According to the WHO, an animal should be the likely source of transmission of the 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19), possibly a bat.

The new phase of the war against Covid-19 in America and Africa

International health officials are struggling to stem the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. In both America and Africa, the growth in the number of people infected has made health organizations review their strategies.

Covid-19: African countries will benefit from U.S. resources

t least 7 African countries will benefit from the aid announced this Tuesday (3) by the American government to countries threatened by COVID-19.

Natural resource management will be the central theme of the Brazil Africa Forum 2020

Com o tema “Recursos Naturais: Soluções para o Crescimento Econômico”, o Fórum Brasil África chega em sua 8ª edição. O evento vem se estabelecendo como um dos principais eventos para o fortalecimento das relações entre o Brasil e o continente africano.

COVID-19: WHO will support Algeria’s health authorities

WHO is preparing to deploy a team of experts to Algeria to support local health authorities. The Ministry of Health, Population and Hospital Reform has reported the country’s first case of COVID-19 this Wednesday (26). Health authorities report that tests indicate that an Italian adult, who arrived in the country on 17 February 2020 has tested positive for coronavirus disease. Italy is the European country with the most cases of the disease: there are 374 cases of infected people and 12 deaths.