Daily Archives: October 2, 2019

The United States Pharmacopeia selected by USAID to strengthen systems that improve the quality of medical products in low- and middle-income countries

New program builds on USP’s and USAID’s longstanding cooperation to advance access to quality-assured medical products and address the proliferation of poor-quality medical products ROCKVILLE, Maryland, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a 5-year, $160 million cooperative agreement to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) to sustainably strengthen medical […]

Cheikh Niang (Senegal) Chair of Second Committee

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)The Second Committee (Economic and Financial) elected Cheikh Niang (Senegal) as Chair on 4 June 2019. (See Press Release GA/12149.)Prior to his appointment in 2018 as Permanent Represe…

VAT: Govt vows to punish price speculators

Vera Daves said that conditions have been created for curbing such practices. The official referred to a working group made up of technicians from the Ministry of Commerce, through the National Institute for Consumer Protection (INADEC), the Economic…

Nigerian Pres Buhari heads to South Africa for state visit

ABUJA, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday depart for South Africa on a three day state visit, his office has announced.The visit follows an invitation by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa after relations between Africa’s two bi…

After Africa, Prince Harry and Meghan to Battle UK Press

LONDON – Prince Harry did not hold back as he launched an extraordinary attack against the British press for the way it is treating his wife Meghan, a rebuke that is overshadowing the final day of his family’s tour to southern Africa. In deeply persona…

Tunisian Women Hope to Secure Gender Parity Gains in Legislative Vote

TUNIS, TUNISIA – It’s hard to miss Samira Chaouachi�she’s a regular face on local TV. She is sought after too, by foreign media this election season, as spokesperson for jailed presidential candidate Nabil Karoui’s Heart of Tunisia party. Chaouachi als…