The medical manufacturing industry, which still only accounts for about 15% of the local market, is the focus of a government drive for investment.
- The Africa Report
As Guinea entered the final countdown to be classed Ebola-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in late 2015, scientists were already warning of new threats to the continent's fragile healthcare systems.
- Wendell Roelf
Global pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, has partnered with South Africa's Biovac Institute to produce a potentially life-saving pneumonia vaccine for infants, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday.
- Dasmani Laary
Military and police hospitals in Ghana's capital Accra have in the past few days been forced to erect tents, as they seek to handle an overwhelming number of patients who have thronged the institutions following an indefinite strike by doctors.