Africa CDC condemns Canada’s decision to deny entry to unvaccinated travelers

AFRICA – The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has criticized a move by Canada to block international travelers who have not had a COVID-19 vaccine jab from entering its borders. The agency’s head warned that the decision would widen inequalities, as most low-income countries continue to struggle to obtain the vital jabs. “AfricaCDC warned that this scenario was imminent once some countries have vaccinated a substantial portion of their population. This decision by Canada will further exacerbate inequities and make it harder to win the global…

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Canadian government injects funds to bolster fight against COVID-19 across Canada

CANADA – The Canadian government has disbursed funds to support vaccination efforts across Canada through the Immunization Partnership fund (IFP) as more Canadians are getting the jab against COVID-19. The IPF supports projects that improve access to vaccines and encourage vaccine uptake and is one of several programs by the Government of Canada working with communities to increase vaccine confidence and address barriers to getting vaccinated. These three new projects under the IPF are set to provide health care givers with the tools, training, and evidence-based information they need to…

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Swift medical partners with Accentcare as it aims to venture into the home-based health market

CANADA – Digital wound care start-up Swift Medical is partnering with one of the largest home health providers, AccentCare, to get its technology into the hands of thousands of care providers in moves to secure a bigger share of the home health market. Post-acute healthcare company AccentCare serves more than 210,000 individuals across 31 states and plan to use Swift Medical’s digital wound management platform to improve care for the highest complexity wound patients in the home. Swift Medical’s technology is able to capture wound care information by waving the…

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Brains Bioceutical secures US$ 31.9m from DSM venturing

CANADA – Royal DSM venturing a Dutch multinational corporation active in the fields of health, nutrition and materials has pumped US$ 31.9m worth of investment into Brains Bioceutical corporation during an investment round and capital raise. This major investment was made possible by Del Morgan & Co., an affiliate financial agent of Brains Bioceutical corporation. Brains is among the leading identifiable companies that heavily ventures into cannabinoid (CBD) as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) through research, development, production and clinical trials. CBD, an active ingredient in cannabis is derived from…

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