By Boniface Ushie, Research Scientist, African Population and Health Research Center and by Kenneth Juma, African Population and Health Research Center Policies and decisions made in the United States echo…
Covid-19 is caused by a virus. And viruses are not treated with antibiotics.
African countries failed to secure the vaccines they needed. As a result, pressure began to mount on the leaders of African countries to develop local Covid vaccine manufacturing capacity.
Through the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), which is part of AKDN, the Aga Khan has invested in more than 150 companies in dozens of countries in Asia and Africa, including Kenya.
#13 Amref Amref Health Africa is the flagship sub-brand of the AMREF Brand.Amref Health Africa is the largest African-based and African-led health non-governmental organization (NGO) in the world. Officially founded in Kenya in 1957 to deliver mobile…
The fact that two years into the pandemic, the North-South disparities and unequal power structures in global health are still intact is a huge cause for concern
Moderna’s decision to continue making the vaccine itself, though on the Kenyan site, is a signal that the company (at least for the moment) is not considering licensing its technology to a third party for local manufacture.
Data on water supply and consumption is key in assessing the gaps in the water distribution process.
All variants of SARS-CoV-2 are equally airborne, but the chance of catching COVID depends on the transmissibility or contagiousness of the variant (delta was more contagious than previous variants
COVID antibodies don’t persist that well – hence the desire for boosters.