AZEL Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plant in Value Addition Task

BY SEMIR SEID | SHABAIT Manufacturing pharmaceuticals in Eritrea dates back to the armed struggle. Lack of medicine for freedom fighters triggered pharmacists to come up with the idea of manufacturing medicine within the field. Manufacturing infusion started in 1983 which was initially meant to heal wounded fighters and thereby minimize martyrdom.

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Eritrea, Tanzania: Only African Countries Ready to Face Global Pandemics

“In Africa, only Eritrea and Tanzania had completed the crucial costing phase of their pandemic preparedness and response plans.” – World Bank report. BY AFRICA NEWS Only two African countries are fully prepared to face a global pandemic if one should break out. The two – Eritrea and Tanzania – are joined by four other […]

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WHO Director General Candidate Accused of Covering Up Epidemics

BY DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. | THE NEW YORK TIMES A leading candidate to head the World Health Organization was accused this week of covering up three cholera epidemics in his home country, Ethiopia, when he was health minister — a charge that could seriously undermine his campaign to run the agency. The accusation against […]

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Eritrea and Ethiopia: The Abyss and the Seemingly Glowing Star

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, Already for more than a decade, Eritrea has carried itself as a proud nation. Among others, against TPLF fabrications it has stood on its feet and under sanctions. International aid and trade could not mediate its opening up to international investors. Eritrean leaders claim from time to time that has been the […]

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Eritrea: 25 Years of Struggle Building Socialism

By Thomas C Mountain, This coming May 24 marks 25 years since a rag-tag afro coifed army of Eritrean rebel fighters drove their captured Ethiopian tanks through the Eritrean capital of Asmara and gave birth to the modern, “socialist” country of Eritrea. The birthing process, the “armed struggle for independence”, took 30 years so the […]

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