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Uganda, Pan America Health, Others, To Hold Future Of Global Health Security Panel Summit

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The Pan American Health Organization, Panelists from Uganda’s Ministry of Health, the Kenya Red Cross, Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Resolve to Save Lives will, on Thursday, hold an event on the success stories on the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak response, how countries can identify potential threats, coordinate responses and effectively communicate to the general public that would help to save more lives.

According to the schedule of the event made available to THE GLEAMER NEWS by Associate Director, Communications Rolf Rosenkranz, on Wednesday in Abuja revealed that, the high-level panelists from Uganda’s Ministry of Health, the Kenya Red Cross, Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Pan American Health Organization and Resolve to Save Lives will discuss success stories of outbreak response, how countries can identify potential threats, coordinate responses and effectively communicate as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.

“When COVID-19 hit, the world was not ready. The pandemic has revealed gaps in how the world thinks about, implements and measures epidemic preparedness. It has reinforced the need to work together to prepare for and respond to the next public health threat and reminds us that we are all connected.

“Following the release of its interactive, digital report  “Epidemics that Didn’t Happen”, Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies, will host a virtual event to discuss lessons from past outbreaks, preparedness successes and the need to prioritize funding to fight the next pandemic. Ahead of the Global Health Summit and World Health Assembly, the event will show how it is within our power to build a world that is safer and more secure from future health emergencies. Panelists will discuss how global leaders can invest time and resources for preparedness so we’re all better prepared for the next pandemic.”

The speaker includes, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health, Republic of Uganda, Dr. Sylvain Aldighieri, Deputy Director for Health Emergencies, Pan American Health, Organization (PAHO), Annette Msabeni-Ngoye, Deputy Secretary General, Kenya Red Cross, Betsy McKay, Senior Writer, Wall Street Journal amongst other.”

Also, ahead of the Global Health Summit and World Health Assembly, the event will show how it is within our power to build a world that is safer and more secure from future health emergencies. Panelists will discuss how global leaders can invest time and resources for preparedness so we’re all better prepared for the next pandemic.

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Just in: Astranzenca Vaccines Arrive Nigeria

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The first trenches of Astranzenca  Covid-19 Vaccines have arrived shore of Nigeria on Tuesday

The first trench was received by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire by 11: 30 am at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport.

The country is now in the midst of the second wave of COVID infections which is straining an already fragile health system. Nigeria has roll out national vaccination strategies, as Nigerian officials have secured a 3.92  million COVID-19 vaccine dose for the citizens.

However, the Federal Government has confirmed that the first tranche of Covid-19 vaccines will arrive in Nigeria on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

Detail soon…….

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