Sunday, January 16, 2022
The COVID-19 emergency has featured the case for working on the administration of procurement of basic supplies like ventilators and individual defensive hardware (PPE). Throughout this crisis, where worldwide stockpile chains have been disturbed - at first by the Chinese lockdown and therefore by a flood popular from every...
The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has urged government to give some more attention to its quest to produce COVID-19 vaccines locally as it holds national security implications. The production of vaccines locally, the President of the Pharmaceutical Society Ghana, Pharmacist Samuel Kow Donkoh notes, will reduce dependence on foreign...
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,...
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