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Greater global solidarity needed to achieve peace and security for Africa

The Deputy Secretary-General highlighted the socio-economic burdens of COVID-19, saying it has not only impacted the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across Africa, but also exacerbated poverty, inequalities and all the drivers of conflict. “It has undercut the provision of public services, disrupted supply chains, slowed economic activity, and hampered peace …

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The Lancet: Our future health depends on radical change in approach to digital technologies – experts say

Lancet-Financial Times Commission presses for radical rethink on harnessing the power of digital technologies for our future health and sets out a fundamental new approach to digital technology that promotes equitable, affordable, and universal improvements to health. Digital transformations are already well underway, but the authors warn that without a …

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United States Donates 1.4 Million More COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccines to Egypt

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen welcomed the arrival of the third shipment in three weeks of Pfizer’s Coronavirus vaccines to Cairo on October 22.  This shipment of an additional 1.4 million Pfizer doses, part of a 500-million-dose donation from the United States to the countries of the African Union through COVAX, will help …

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