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Drones To Deliver Medicines, Vaccines, Blood Supplies Across Ghana

Financial Times: Drones to deliver medicines to 12m people in Ghana “The world’s largest drone delivery network, ferrying 150 different medicines and vaccines, as well as blood, to 2,000 clinics in remote parts of Ghana, is set to be announced on Wednesday. The network represents a big expansion for the…

Professor Discusses Efforts To Address Meningitis In Burkina Faso

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: From Mangoes to Meningitis: A Tale of One Laboratory Scientist in Burkina Faso Rasmata Ouédraogo-Traoré, chief of the Medical Analysis Laboratory of the Charles De Gaulle Pediatric Hospital, which houses the National Reference Laboratory for meningitis in Burkina Faso, and professor of bacteriology-virology, medical sciences, and…

Quartz Africa Examines Rising Problem Of Counterfeit Medicines In African Countries

Quartz Africa: African health care systems are in an arms race with a rising fake medicine problem “…[A recent] string of incidents of counterfeit medicines circulating in African countries [show] where an unfortunate confluence of struggling economies, weak regulation, and a preponderance of poorly educated consumers makes some of these…