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Australia drops vaccine goal after AstraZeneca advice change | Coronavirus pandemic News

Australia drops vaccine goal after AstraZeneca advice change | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Plan to vaccinate all people by the end of the year abandoned after blood clot fears prompt change to medical advice on AstraZeneca use.Australia...
Black Rob Pays Homage to DMX From Hospital Bed; Fans Worried by His Health Condition

Black Rob Pays Homage to DMX From Hospital Bed; Fans Worried by His Health...

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We lost a true music legend in DMX today (April 9th). Love and tribute for the rapper is pouring in from across the world...
Brazil’s Athletico Paranaense to buy COVID vaccines for fans | Coronavirus pandemic News

Brazil’s Athletico Paranaense to buy COVID vaccines for fans | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Brazilian football club says it plans to buy vaccines for players, officials and fans with paid membership.Brazilian top-flight football club Athletico Paranaense said it...
Apply to The 2021 Edition of the Planetary Health Film Lab

Apply to The 2021 Edition of the Planetary Health Film Lab

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Deadline: April 12, 2021 The 2021 edition of the Planetary Health Film Lab is an intensive program designed for youth who have a story to...
Pfizer data suggests COVID-19 shot protects against SA variant | Coronavirus pandemic News

Pfizer data suggests COVID-19 shot protects against SA variant | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Pfizer Inc and BioNTech said new clinical trial data signalled that their COVID-19 vaccine could protect against the new coronavirus variant first discovered in...
Coronavirus: Hong Kong health expert says transparency needed to ease public fears over jabs; fewer than 10 new cases expected

Coronavirus: Hong Kong health expert says transparency needed to ease public fears over jabs;...

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A top Hong Kong health expert has called on the government to release detailed information about each death that has followed a coronavirus...
Could vaccinating an entire resort town revive Zimbabwe tourism? | Coronavirus pandemic News

Could vaccinating an entire resort town revive Zimbabwe tourism? | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – With every passing minute, 500 million cubic metres of roaring water rush over the edge, falling into a gorge more...

Despite expectations of public health reforms, NPC only tinkers with Centre for Disease Control...

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At last year’s National People’s Congress (NPC), Chinese President Xi Jinping told a panel discussion that Beijing should look into the shortcomings of...
WHO inspectors ‘to scrap interim report’ on probe of COVID origin | Coronavirus pandemic News

WHO inspectors ‘to scrap interim report’ on probe of COVID origin | Coronavirus pandemic...

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UN health agency will not publish an interim report on its recent mission to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the WSJ reports.A World Health...
Ecuador names new health minister after COVID vaccine scandal | Coronavirus pandemic News

Ecuador names new health minister after COVID vaccine scandal | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Former health minister stepped down amid questions about irregularities in Ecuador’s coronavirus vaccine programme.Ecuador has named a new health minister, after the previous minister...
‘Extremely promising’: 1st dose of COVID vaccine cuts illness | Coronavirus pandemic News

‘Extremely promising’: 1st dose of COVID vaccine cuts illness | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Data from two separate studies published in the UK, one in England and another in Scotland, have shown vaccines against COVID-19 are effective in...
Our Time Machine: A Story of Love and Loss

Our Time Machine: A Story of Love and Loss

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Shaken by his father’s Alzheimer's diagnosis, a Chinese artist sets out to create a magical play based on their lives.
The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award (Financial Support of $75,000)  | Opportunities For Africans

Africa Young Innovators for Health Award 2021 (Up to $75,000 in Prizes)

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The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award is launching its first competition designed to highlight and support the work of pioneering young entrepreneurs developing...
WHO has recommended a course of Covid-19 treatment.

Covid-19 vaccine rollout: Military roped in, health professionals to help manage adverse reactions

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WHO has recommended a course of Covid-19 treatment. Health officials with resuscitation kits will be on hand to help should anyone have an adverse...
Brazil trial finds efficacy of Sinovac vaccine at 50.4 percent | Coronavirus pandemic News

Brazil trial finds efficacy of Sinovac vaccine at 50.4 percent | Coronavirus pandemic News

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A coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech was found to be just 50.4 percent effective at preventing symptomatic infections of COVID-19 in a...
Health workers in PPE during the Covid-19 pandemic.

More than 90 Western Cape health workers hospitalised with Covid-19 in past two weeks

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Health workers in PPE during the Covid-19 pandemic. A cumulative total of 7 246 Western Cape healthcare workers have taken Covid-19-related leave since March.  Of...
Hong Kong researchers claim breakthrough method can detect autism risk by scanning back of eye

Hong Kong researchers claim breakthrough method can detect autism risk by scanning back of...

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Researchers in Hong Kong say they have developed a world-first method to detect autism in children by scanning and analysing the back of...
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Africa left with few options for vaccines, as Pfizer offers to supply health care...

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Africa has few options to procure Covid-19 vaccines as the outbreak of the disease worsens across many parts of the continent, South Africa’s presidency...
WHO/UN Volunteers Africa Women Health Champions

WHO/UN Volunteers Africa Women Health Champions

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Deadline: different deadlines for different positionOpen to: candidates with two years of professional experience, at least 22 years old for national UN Volunteer assignments, and at...