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Health experts call for review of pneumonia vaccination strategy

Medical experts led by researchers from the University of the Philippines-College of Public Health (UP-CPH), the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization-Tropical Medicine and Public Health Regional Centre for Public Health, Hospital Administration, Environmental and Occupational Health, called for a review of the 10-year-old pneumonia vaccine strategy in order to protect children against one of…

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Connecting the dots on COVID-19

There has been a sharp contrast between evidence and policies during the pandemic, but these actions will encourage evidence-informed policymaking as we move forward. Months into the pandemic, many governments continued to use the same approaches as they did at the beginning. Many did not adopt new evidence or applied lessons learned. There has been…

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ICTSI to operate Madagascar’s key port for 15 more years

Razon group-led International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has secured a for its Toamasina International Container Terminal in Madagascar, its first port terminal concession in the African continent, through 2040. ICTSI disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Monday that its wholly-owned subsidiary Madagascar International Container Terminal Services Ltd. (MICTSL), which operates the port of…