ASR Africa adopts Gwarimpa General Hospital Neonatal Unit while delivering hefty donations

NIGERIA – The Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa) has donated multimillion state-of-art equipment and a fully equipped emergency ambulance to the Pediatric Unit of the Gwarimpa General Hospital, Abuja as part of its Health Systems Support Initiative. ASR Africa also announced that it was adopting the Neonatal Unit of the hospital under this initiative as well as providing N500,000 towards a fund being setup to assist indigent patients in accessing quality healthcare at the hospital. They will also replace all the equipment in the neonatal unit as well…

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World Bank approves additional US$54.6m financing to strengthen Burundi’s health system

BURUNDI – The World Bank has approved an additional financing of US$54.6 million for the Health System Support Project (KIRA), in Burundi. Like the parent project, this additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA) aims to increase the use of quality Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health services. In the event of an eligible crisis or emergency, a contingent response component will allow for immediate and effective support to the government. “This new financing will continue to strengthen the various health system pillars in Burundi for the well-being…

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