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    • Amref Health Africa GCEO, Dr. Githinji Gitahi (right) CBS PS MOH, Ms. Susan Muchache (center) and AstraZeneca Area Vice President (Middle East and Africa) Pelin Incesu (left) pose for a photo after signing of the MOU before the official launch of the mobile vaccination clinics at Kibra DC grounds
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Amref and AstraZeneca launch mobile clinics to support last mile COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Kenya

The mobile clinics will support communities with limited or no access to vaccines and other health services

Amref Health Africa and AstraZeneca (www.AstraZeneca.com), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) in Kenya, are launching a fleet of Mobile Vaccination Clinics (MVCs) in an effort to protect last-mile communities from the pandemic. The ten movable clinics will bring COVID-19 vaccines and other health services to hard-to-reach communities…

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Ghana’s ‘Living Lab’: Building Community and Ecological Resilience through the Atebubu and Wiase Forest Landscape Restoration

The community-led Atebubu and Wiase Forest Landscape Restoration aims to increase food security through innovative farming methods, and embed regenerative practices that protect the landscape

To farmers and their families living in the Bono East Region in central Ghana, the Atebubu and Wiase Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR) Living Lab offers a more resilient food system, greater income and the opportunity to restore nature.  The first Circular Bioeconomy Alliance (CBA) Living Lab in Ghana has communities…

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine approved in the EU as third dose booster against COVID-19

Approval follows CHMP recommendation for use in patients previously vaccinated with AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine or an EU-approved mRNA COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca's (www.AstraZeneca.com) COVID-19 vaccine has been granted approval in the European Union (EU) by the European Medicine Agency (EMA) as a third dose booster in adults. Healthcare professionals can now use AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as a third dose booster in patients previously given a primary vaccine schedule of either AstraZeneca…

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AstraZeneca partners with Circular Bioeconomy Alliance (CBA) to plant over 3 million trees in Ghana, in first community-based ‘Living Lab’ project

At the Global Forest Summit, CBA and AstraZeneca officially announce partnership to establish first ‘Living Lab’ programme in Ghana, part of AZ Forest

AstraZeneca (www.AstraZeneca.com) has announced a partnership with the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance (CBA) and local partners to establish the first ‘Living Lab’ in Ghana. This community-led project aims to plant 4.5 million trees by the end of 2025, with the aim for over 3 million surviving trees, and establish circular business models…

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Orange Corners South Africa and AstraZeneca South Africa join forces in a new partnership to bolster support for young entrepreneurs

Partnership aims to support young entrepreneurs, nurture local talent, and boost inclusive economic progress in South Africa

Earlier today, Orange Corners South Africa (OC) and AstraZeneca (AstraZeneca.com)South Africa officially announced a new partnership to support Orange Corner’s programme in South Africa focused on creating an enabling environment for young entrepreneurs. The Orange Corners (OC) programme is an initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands…

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AstraZeneca and the Royal Academy of Engineering announce new partnership to bolster support for African health tech entrepreneurs

Joint venture aims to strengthen healthcare innovation, nurture local talent, and boost economic progress across Africa

Earlier today, AstraZeneca (www.AstraZeneca.com) and the Royal Academy of Engineering (the Academy) officially announced a new partnership to establish connections between African healthcare innovators and AstraZeneca’s A.Catalyst Network of more than 20 global health innovation hubs. The joint venture seeks to drive the development of engineering solutions that have the…

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AstraZeneca and Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) launch Kamba Ya Shanga – a commitment to patients

Partnering in ecosystem innovation to provide an integrated approach to chronic disease management

AstraZeneca (www.AstraZeneca.com) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) to launch the Kamba Ya Shanga initiative in Kenya, a pharmacy-led end-to-end digitally integrated patient solution for chronic disease management. The partnership forms part of their shared vision and commitment to work towards a future…

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Leading the global fight against COVID-19 and bridging the vaccine gap threatening Africa (By Barbara Nel)

To bridge the world’s vaccine gap, a global effort is required to battle COVID-19 and to ensure efficient supply and rollout in already vulnerable communities like Africa

By Barbara Nel, Country President of AstraZeneca (www.AstraZeneca.com), African Cluster Article first published on Devex.com To bridge the world’s vaccine gap, a global effort is required to battle COVID-19 and to ensure efficient supply and rollout in already vulnerable communities like Africa. The response to the pandemic has shown the…

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BrandMed and AstraZeneca partnership – a commitment to patients

Partnering in ecosystem innovation to provide a holistic, integrated approach to healthcare and treatment outcomes

The COVID-19 pandemic and the growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have compelled healthcare stakeholders to explore new ways of improving health systems, stimulating the advancement of healthcare ecosystems that focus on enhancing the patient experience, improving treatment outcomes, while at the same time reducing expenses and treatment timelines. AstraZeneca…

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Award-Winning Young Health Programme expands to 18 new communities in Kenya

The Programme will operate in Nairobi inclusive of 5 villages in Kibera and 13 villages in Mathare

A collaboration between AstraZeneca (www.AstraZeneca.com) and Plan International Kenya to address non-communicable disease (NCD) prevention among young people; The Programme will operate in Nairobi inclusive of 5 villages in Kibera and 13 villages in Mathare; The Programme builds on five years of successful implementation and results in Kibera, Nairobi between 2016 and…