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Africa asked to lessen dependency on external health funding

Prof. Aggrey Ambali

The 4th African Medicines Regulators Conference jointly organised by the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), African Union and World Health Organisation (WHO) came to an end on Friday, December 4 with a call on African nations to curb their dependency on foreign funding for health. It held for three days in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. The meeting sought ...

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NEPAD to support Togo on Biosafety Regulatory Frameworks

Prof. Aggrey Ambali

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) has pledged Togo on regulatory frameworks in the area of the advancement of science, technology and innovation in the country. A high-level advocacy team led by Prof. Aggrey Ambali, who represented the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEPAD Agency and the Michigan State University, expressed the availability of NEPAD Agency to support the ...

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African infrastructure investment is top priority, says Jeffrey Sachs

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Thousands of delegates have descended on Addis Ababa to set the new financing architecture for a new global partnership Closing Africa’s infrastructure gap is a top priority in order to put the continent on a path for double digit growth and sustainable development. This is according to world-renowned professor of economics, Jeffrey Sachs. “There is no choice, Africa needs 10 ...

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AU, NEPAD launch roadmap for agriculture growth

Dr Ibrahim Mayaki

The African Union Commission (AUC) and NEPAD Agency have launched the AU Implementation Strategy and Roadmap to achieve the 2014 Malabo Declaration, for agricultural growth and shared prosperity. The Strategy was launched Tuesday night at a high-level dinner on the fringes of the 24th AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In his statement to 300 senior officials, NEPAD Agency Chief Executive ...

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NEPAD: Biosciences’ role in food security, health, climate change

The Finish and South African Government have committed their continued support to the New Partnership for Africa’s Development BioFISA Programme, as concrete achievements have been made in curing diseases, combating hunger and sustaining livestock. This follows a four-day meeting in Johannesburg to evaluate   the impact of BioFISA, a NEPAD Programme supported by the two countries “Using biosciences at its primary strategy, ...

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