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Govt coercion soars Edo’s Covid vaccination to over 7,000 in three days

Business Day Online 20 Sep 2021
Osamwonyi Irowa, permanent secretary, Edo state ministry of health, who made this known to journalists in Benin City, said the number of individuals showing interest to get vaccinated has risen above the daily target of 3,000 ... “We want to thank the Edo people for the uptake of the vaccines ... Read Also ... .
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Labour wades into COVID-19 vaccination crisis in Edo

Business Day Online 16 Sep 2021
Osamwonyi Irowa, permanent secretary, Edo State ministry of health, who gave the assurance during the daily COVID-19 briefing in Benin City, said they have put measures in place to checkmate any issue of falsified vaccination cards which may arise in the course of enforcing the ...
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Global effect of Covid-19 mitigated by innovation and collaboration

The National 14 Sep 2021
The worst effects of the coronavirus pandemic on global health and economies were averted thanks to unprecedented levels of cross-border collaboration and innovation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s fifth annual Goalkeepers Report has said ... In Benin a digitised ...
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COVID-19: Unvaccinated nurse, one other die in Edo

Business Day Online 13 Sep 2021
An unvaccinated frontline health worker at Auchi General Hosptial in Estako West local government area of Edo State has died of COVID-19 ... Osamwonyi Irowa, permanent secretary, Edo State ministry of health, who disclosed to newsmen in Benin City, said the 56-year-old male nurse had underlying ailments.
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One dose not enough to keep COVID-19 away – Edo govt

Business Day Online 08 Sep 2021
Osamwonyi Irowa, permanent secretary, Edo State ministry of health, who made the appeal during the state’s COVID-19 daily review update in Benin City, said some persons with partial vaccination are declining to receive the second dose, making it difficult to withstand the rising wave of the infection ... Read also. COVID-19 ... .
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CDC warns against travel to Sri Lanka, Jamaica, Brunei

The Hill 07 Sep 2021
The department on Tuesday�raised its travel advisory�for those countries to "Level 4 ... Other countries such as Barbuda, Benin, Ghana and Australia had their advisory levels raised due to health and safety concerns, Reuters reported.� ... ....
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IsDB Group Commits US$ 1.2 Billion to Support Post-Pandemic Recovery

Reliefweb 05 Sep 2021
It is the first impact investment fund established in Uzbekistan ... H.E ... Mr. Umurzakov noted ... The Bank will also fund two major projects in Benin, with a combined value of US$ 150 million. The first project will support community health and nutrition in support of Benin’s goal of providing universal health coverage by 2025 ... Dr. Muhammad Al Jasser ... .
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US$ 50 Million Financing for Community Health and Nutrition Project in Benin

Reliefweb 02 Sep 2021
The US$ 50 million project aims to improve accessibility to primary health care and enhance care giving in the most vulnerable communities in Benin -- with special focus on mothers and young children ... Community Health, Human Resources, and Nutrition" project, a new development project in Benin.
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COVID-19: Edo gets 76,712 doses of Moderna, AstraZeneca vaccines

Business Day Online 24 Aug 2021
Giving the breakdown at the weekend in Benin City, Irene Uabor, health educator, Edo State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, said the state government took delivery of 65,016 doses of Moderna and 11,696 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines.
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Edo gets 76,712 doses of Moderna, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

Business Day Online 23 Aug 2021
Giving the breakdown at the weekend in Benin City, Irene Uabor, health educator, Edo State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, said the state government took delivery of 65,016 doses of Moderna and 11,696 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines ... The health ...
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COVID-19: Credit Ratings Punish Poorer Countries for Investing More in Health Care

Consortium News 19 Aug 2021
Morocco wanted to spend more on health care ... Economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic depends on sustained investment in health care and social services ... My forthcoming research shows that when credit ratings fall, countries tend to spend less on health care ... Punished for Health Care Spending.
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Credit Rating Agencies Have Punished Poor Nations for COVID-Related Spending

truthout 15 Aug 2021
Economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic depends on sustained investment in health care and social services ... My forthcoming research shows that when credit ratings fall, countries tend to spend less on health care ... Punished for Health Care Spending ... I found that downgrades in credit ratings lowered public spending on health care.
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Edo to receive Moderna vaccine weekend

Business Day Online 12 Aug 2021
Obaseki made the disclosure during an inspection of the state’s Primary Healthcare Agency in Benin City ... Read Also ... The Permanent Secretary of the ministry of health, the Executive Secretary of the Primary Healthcare Development Agency and experts from the University of Benin are all ready to make sure that we are not caught unaware ... .
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Credit ratings are punishing poorer countries for investing more in health care during the pandemic

The Times & Democrat 11 Aug 2021
(THE CONVERSATION) Economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic depends on sustained investment in health care and social services ... My forthcoming research shows that when credit ratings fall, countries tend to spend less on health care ... Punished for health care spending ... That includes spending invested in their health care systems.
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Millions of coronavirus vaccine doses around the world face expiration

Stars and Stripes 11 Aug 2021
"There is no one who tracks expired doses systematically," said Prashant Yadav, an expert on health-care supply chains at the Center for Global Development, a think tank ... According to data compiled by the World Health Organization, approximately 469,868 doses from various manufacturers had expired in Africa as of Aug.
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