In Uganda, Critics Concerned About Web and Media-Only Election Campaigning

Uganda’s 2021 election candidates will have to campaign online and through the media to reach voters as part of new rules to stem the spread of COVID-19. Uganda’s electoral commission banned mass gatherings during campaigning, which critics say will disadvantage opposition parties and voters, and may be unconstitutional. Simon Byamukama, chairman of the electoral commission, […]

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Malawi Lawyers Protest Government’s Role in Judiciary

Lawyers in major cities throughout Malawi took to the streets Wednesday, protesting what they call government interference in the judiciary for nullifying last May’s elections. The demonstrations were in reaction to the government’s decision to force the country’s chief justice, Andrew Nyirenda, to go on leave pending his retirement. John Suzi Banda, former president of […]

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Gazelle® Diagnostic Platform, Designed for Low Resource Settings, Integrates Miniaturized Technologies with AI to Transform Disease Screening and Diagnosis

8-minute, Low-Cost Diagnostic Test for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Among First Approved Tests Includes a One-Minute Malaria Test with Solutions for Other Health Priorities to Follow PORTLAND, Ore. and MUMBAI, India , June 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Officials from Hemex Health joined with supportive global health leaders to launch the company’s Gazelle® Diagnostic platform […]

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