Obamacare replacement bill to be completed this year: Ryan
08 February 2017 | 4:30 am
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says legislation to replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law will be completed this year, although it may take longer to implement.
25 Nov 2019
The Co-Founders of War on Cancer, Sebastian Hermelin and Fabian Bolin both spoke to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of Nigeria’s Digital Economy Summit, on how technology can be leveraged to improve healthcare globally and in Nigeria.
4 May 2020
Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo, others hail healthcare givers on Workers’ Day
25 May 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare shortcomings in healthcare systems the world over. In the UK, years of underfunding have contributed to a severe shortage of personal protective equipment that has left frontline workers buckling under the strain.
9 Aug 2020
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Monday that health workers would soon get hefty pay increases as part of an overhaul of France's hospital system in response to the coronavirus crisis.
21 Aug 2020
The former US president claimed his successor had no interest in "taking the job seriously." In a scathing attack, Obama warned that American democracy might not survive another four years of Donald Trump.
17 Sep 2020
Helium Health is advancing universal health coverage by providing a suite of full-service solutions for all healthcare stakeholders in emerging markets within Africa.
11 Dec 2020
Kenyan healthcare workers protest against poor working conditions during the pandemic, which they say have caused the death of colleagues.
29 Jan 2021
US President Joe Biden signs two executive orders, including one scrapping a ban on US funding for abortion counseling provided by international organizations and ordering a review of rules under Donald Trump's administration that blocked government-funded family planning clinics in the United States from referring women for abortions. Biden also signs an order expending healthcare access, adding the move is to "undo the damage Trump has done".
19 Feb 2021
A viral challenge, #BelikeNgozi, has popped up across social media platforms, following the appointment of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The challenge started after LifeBank founder Temie Giwa-Tubosun took to Twitter, recreating the signature style of the Nigerian-born economist and policymaker.
1 Mar 2021
The WHO regional director for Africa encourages healthcare workers in Africa to accept the Covax vaccination and warns against the spread of fake news as Ghana becomes the first country to receive vaccines from the global Covax scheme.
4 Mar 2021
DOCi is a platform for health services delivery that closes the accessibility gaps of traditional channels. DOCi mobile app link users to healthcare professionals in their localities in the process reducing travel and waiting times and address problems of access, unpredictable cost, service quality, and choice of provider.
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Germany will keep two of its remaining three nuclear plants on standby until at least April 2023, as the country also secures other alternative energy supplies to make it through winter.
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Up until now, international members of the LGBTQ community living in the United Arab Emirates have managed to keep a low profile in a country where being queer is illegal. But is that all about to change?