Sunday, November 28, 2021
The World Travel and Tourism Council(WTTC) has prepared some new guidelines for travel insurance. This is an opportunity for Insurance companies scrutinizing these guidelines and possibly prepare new travel insurance policy cover. Consumer-facing insurance recommendations: Conduct an audit of any existing insurance policies to identify risks/gaps in coverage, and look...
Ghana has received 98,400 doses of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca that were donated by Norway through the COVAX facility. COVAX is a global initiative co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi (the Vaccines Alliance) and the World Health Organization, which works with governments and manufacturers to accelerate the...
It’s been a while since I was read in this column. I keep promising avid readers I will be back and write more articles. As to whether this one is to serve as a heads-up, I will never say never like Justin Bieber said in his lyric to any...
The upsurge of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in the United States serves as a bitter reminder that the pandemic is not over. The global economy will not return to normal until the disease is under control everywhere. But the US case is a true tragedy, because what’s currently happening...
African Union Member States will receive an additional 10 million doses of AstraZeneca and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines over the next three months, through a new partnership between the French government and African Union. The vaccines will be allocated and distributed by the initiative known as the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) and the COVAX global vaccine initiative. The AVAT...
During the pandemic, wealthy countries led the way in rapidly developing and producing COVID-19 vaccines. The same countries then bought up and administered those vaccines to their own populations, and have even ordered boosters for already-vaccinated people. Meanwhile, many developing countries have not been able to deliver even one...
Amidst the ongoing nationwide second jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, handling the management of Covid-19 waste, has assured Ghanaians of correct and safe disposal of Covid waste that will be generated at the various vaccine centres. The Zoomlion Bono East Regional Manager, George Menu, gave the assurance...
Heads of international development institutions held a closed-door session with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday to discuss the uneven global economic recovery, access to vaccines, and strategies to drive a recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. Merkel was joined by the heads of the African Development Bank, World Trade Organization,...
The global COVID-19 pandemic should not dampen investor appetite in Africa. The continent remains an investment destination of choice despite the challenges, panelists at an opening session of the 2021 Africa Singapore Business Forum heard on August 23. Trade between Singapore and Africa has been growing steadily over the past...
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, China, upholding the vision of building a community with a shared future for mankind, provided information to the World Health Organization and relevant countries in a most timely fashion, released the genome sequence at the earliest possible time, shared control and treatment experience with the...
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