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Japan's Wealthiest Man Commits Eighty Million Dollars in Beauty Deal with Tropics-Lab

Through international strides and relationship building, Cedric Yengo the CEO of NW Tech Capital, Inc arranged for a confirmation pitch between Tadashi Yanai in order to provide exclusive skincare to the retail giant

Tropicslab (www.TROPICSLAB.com) is a privately owned company by Dr. Edith F. Gibson, an innovative scientist who spent the last seven years researching and perfecting the adequate formula to produce an impeccable skin care formula for people with skin of color. Tropicslab is actively making huge strides in spreading its skincare…

Merck Foundation
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    • Congratulations to the Merck Foundation Award Winners from CAR and Niger
    • Niger First Lady acknowledges the Winners of Merck Foundation Media Awards (1)
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    • Niger First Lady acknowledges the Winners of Merck Foundation Media Awards (5)
    • CAR First Lady acknowledges the Winners of Merck Foundation Media Awards (1)
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Source: Merck Foundation |

First Ladies of Niger & Central African Republic felicitate Merck Foundation 2021 Media Awards Winners

Merck Foundation has additionally rewarded the winners by providing them with one-year access to an online educational training program called “MasterClass”

Merck Foundation (https://Merck-Foundation.com) and African First Ladies announced Call for Applications for 2 new categories of 2022 Awards for Media, Musicians, Fashion Designers, Filmmakers, students, and new potential talents in these field; Merck Foundation Awards “More Than a Mother” 2022 to address issues such as: Breaking Infertility Stigma, Support Girls’ Education, End…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Speaker Donates Solar Equipment to Arua Hospital

The Speaker, who was disheartened to learn that mothers have been dying at the hospital due to power shortages pledged to uplift the maternity ward with solar

The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has donated solar equipment to Arua Regional Referral Hospital in a bid to support the hospital deal with the rampant electricity shortages in the region. The Speaker, who was disheartened to learn that mothers have been dying at the hospital due to power shortages…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

In Mozambique, Household Screening Keeps Families Malaria-Free

This year, WHO marked World Malaria Day under the theme "Harnessing innovation to reduce the burden of malaria and save lives"

Stefina Mocuvele looks on as her grandson Nolege plays happily with his siblings. It’s a far cry from his condition three years ago, when a bout of malaria landed the then six-year-old in hospital, 10 kilometers away from their home in Matuba locality in the Chókwè district of Gaza province,…

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    • In Tanambao in the Beloha District, at a USAID-supported growth monitoring site, U.S. Ambassador Claire Pierangelo sat and discussed with mothers who presented their children under five to be screened for malnutrition.
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United States (U.S.) Ambassador Makes First Trip to Madagascar’s Drought-Stricken South

New U.S. envoy reaffirms support to reduce malnutrition, boost resiliency

During the first week of August, U.S. Ambassador Claire A. Pierangelo visited Madagascar’s drought-stricken South where she met with regional officials, health care providers, and food security specialists and beneficiaries, and saw first-hand the positive impacts of U.S. government-supported economic development and innovative agricultural approaches and humanitarian assistance infrastructure. Throughout…

Source: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) |

Malawi: Digital tools supporting girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights

This e-learning aims to ensure that adolescent girls and boys at the school have access to sexual reproductive health and rights

Until last year, the students at Eliya Chimthengo Primary School in Dedza had never heard of digital learning. Their studies were conducted with one or two old and worn textbooks that were shared amongst a class of 60. Often, there would be only 3 or 4 in a class. Teaching…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Edo State Intensifies Coordinated Response to Contain Spread of Monkeypox Disease

Monkeypox is a zoonotic disease endemic in Nigeria and some parts of Africa

After four days of complaining of fever, headache, fatigue and cough, 40 years old Mr V Ehosa (not real name), a land seller residing in Benin, Edo State, tested positive for monkeypox. Mr Ehosa got admitted to the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Edo State, four days after he…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Mozambique |

Mozambique: Another man potentially cured of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

The patient underwent a risky treatment for his leukemia that coincidentally eradicated HIV from his body

A 66-year-old man who has been living with HIV since the 1980s might be the fourth person cured of the HIV virus that causes AIDS since this global epidemic was discovered. The story of this man who did not want to reveal his identity was one of the news shared at the International AIDS Conference, which ended…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Hands Over New Maternity Ward to Communities in Magwi County

The new building includes a maternity ward, an admission room, consultation and labour rooms as well as three solar-powered staff units

The return of refugees and internally displaced persons to their homes is good news, but with an increased population comes a growing demand for basic services as well. For this reason, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan has funded and handed over a new maternity ward to the communities…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Nigeria |

Nigeria Vaccinates over 45 Million People Against Yellow Fever During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In 2016, deadly outbreaks of yellow fever in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with spread to China, put the African continent on notice for this disease

New films show the impact of yellow fever outbreaks in Taraba State, and the global efforts to eliminate yellow fever epidemics by 2026. “I lost my second child to yellow fever. It was a very traumatising experience for my family and I,” explains Muhammed Awal, a father of five from…