Daily Archives: August 3, 2020

Australia Declares COVID-19 Disaster in 2nd Largest City

Australia is ordering non-essential businesses in Melbourne, its second-largest city, to close for six weeks starting Wednesday as authorities try to control an outbreak that accounts for nearly all of the country’s new coronavirus cases. Health officials reported Monday 429 new COVID-19 infections and 13 deaths in Victoria state, which includes Melbourne. In addition to closing most stores,

Asian Markets Begin Week in Mixed Territory 

  Asian markets are mixed at the start of the trading week as investors weighed good economic news from China against the rising numbers of new coronavirus cases. The Nikkei index in Tokyo finished Monday’s trading session with a 2.2% gain. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index is down 0.7% in late afternoon trading, while Shanghai’s

TB Alliance Announces European Commission Authorisation of New Treatment for Highly Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Pretomanid, developed by the non-profit TB Alliance, has received EU marketing authorisation in combination regimen with bedaquiline and linezolid in adults with XDR-TB or treatment-intolerant/non-responsive MDR-TB PRETORIA, South Africa, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pretomanid, a novel compound developed by the non-profit organization TB Alliance, has been granted a conditional marketing authorisation by the European Commission […]

Africare célèbre son 50e anniversaire avec la cessation programmée de toutes les opérations américaines et l’aide à la mise en œuvre du nouveau « PanAfricare » sur le continent

RÉALISATION D’UN PIVOT STRATÉGIQUE POUR L’AFRIQUE WASHINGTON, 3 août 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Fort d’un héritage impressionnant de cinquante années de programmes à fort impact en Afrique, le conseil d’administration d’Africare et son président et directeur général Robert L. Mallett ont annoncé ce jour la cessation programmée des opérations d’Africare aux États-Unis et l’approbation d’une entité indépendante nouvellement créée, « PanAfricare », […]

Africare Commemorates Its 50th Anniversary With Planned Sunset Of All U.S. Operations And Assisting In Standing Up A New “PanAfricare” On The Continent

COMPLETES A STRATEGIC PIVOT TO AFRICA WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Crowning an impressive fifty-year legacy of high-impact programming within Africa, the Africare Board of Directors and President & CEO Robert L. Mallett today announced both the planned cessation of Africare operations in the US and the endorsement of a newly created independent entity, […]