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by Hardeep Sound, Regional Sales Director for East Africa at SAP

NAIROBI, Kenya, 23rd June 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Following the easing of lockdown restrictions in East Africa, regional economies have worked hard at making up lost ground and repairing the economic damage wrought by the pandemic. The past year has been marked by a concerted effort at recovery. 

However, as East Africa’s economic engine kicks back into gear, the vital task of looking beyond immediate recovery toward longer-term economic growth and prosperity takes centre stage.

Today, the urgent question is: what investments into new tools, technologies and policies can be made now to build a stronger and more equitable regional economy in the decade ahead?

I would argue that the region could benefit most from investments into youth skills development, adoption of cloud technologies to unlock market expansion opportunities, and focused attention on the agricultural sector, which is critical to both employment and food security across East Africa.

Activating the youth skills pool

Africa’s abundant and growing youth population has been widely discussed as an opportunity for the continent to drive the world’s economic engine in the decades ahead. With populations in much of the developed world expected to decline during the 21st century, Africa’s surplus of youthful talent could play a vital role in preventing a skills shortage and ensuring ongoing economic growth.

However, much work needs to be done, and with urgency. A recent survey of tertiary education institutions in East Africa found that only 58% agreed that digitalisation is supported financially at their institution. Only 53% of respondents from Kenya – and only 17% in Ethiopia – indicated that their students often or always have access to a computer.

The growth of the digital economy and the automation of mundane tasks through technological innovation means low-skill clerical work is increasingly being done by machines and algorithms. For our region’s youth to have opportunities for successful careers that can help grow local economies, more emphasis needs to be placed on digital skills development that equips youth for high-value tasks.

Initiatives such as SAP Africa Code Week, which draws in millions of youths every year in a continent-wide effort at inspiring a love for digital technologies and coding, play an important role at the grassroots level. Vitally, Africa Code Week’s Train-the-Trainer program also equips teachers with valuable skills that can be transferred to youth throughout the academic year.

Graduate employment and skills development initiatives such as the Young Professionals Program helps to close the gap between academic knowledge and business-ready skills. This serves the dual purpose of providing career development and employment opportunities for youth and ensuring a steady supply of fit-for-purpose skills to public and private sector organisations.

Climate change raises stakes in food security

Agriculture remains one of the continent’s most important economic sectors, accounting for 60% of employment and 23% of gross domestic product in sub-Saharan Africa

Data indicates a large reserve of untapped potential in the African agricultural sector. McKinsey estimates the continent could increase cereal and grain production three-fold to add 20% to global grain and cereal supplies with several key interventions. These include yield improvements through better use of fertilisers, weather data and technology, as well as land expansion and post-harvest yield loss reduction.

Investing in appropriate tools, technologies and training could unlock vast economic growth for both the millions of smallholder farmers and their dependent communities as well as local economies. 

Such support should be provided with urgency considering the growing impact of climate change on our continent. Recent data indicates that nearly 20 million people in East Africa face severe food insecurity, a situation that will only be exacerbated as the changing climate unleashes adverse weather conditions including floods, droughts, more severe seasons, and wildcard events such as the recent locust swarms that have decimated farming activity across large parts of the region.

Tools such as SAP Rural Sourcing Management can play a vital role in empowering smallholder farmers with better data and knowledge while unlocking greater market opportunities. 

Rural Sourcing Management is a cloud-based supply chain management tool that connects smallholder farmers to the agricultural value chain and has been used to significant effect in the region, including in deployments to support the Africa Cashew Initiative and the Uganda Coffee Farmers Alliance.

Leapfrogging legacy underdevelopment

Most of Africa lacks legacy infrastructure development in technology and connectivity, with key technologies from the previous wave of innovation, such as fixed broadband, having largely missed the continent. 

While this has stunted growth and development in some cases, it has also created an opportunity now for public and private sector organisations to build fit-for-purpose infrastructure instead of having to repurpose outdated technologies. 

As the African Union notes in its Digital Transformation Strategy for Africa, the current moment offers a ‘leapfrogging opportunity’ where the continent can adopt modern digital technologies faster and without hindrance.

Such efforts must include a focus on cloud technologies, as these scale more easily as enterprises grow and can more readily enable expansion into new territories or market segments. 

The role of the continent’s specialist tech implementation companies cannot be overstated: as businesses increasingly look to unlock the benefits of the cloud, the implementers serve as partners and guides, helping organisations adopt new tools and processes without undue disruption to their operations.

Initiatives such as RISE with SAP further ease adoption by providing organisations with a tested model for deploying cloud technologies as well as best-practice playbooks that eliminate the trial and error associated with large-scale business transformation efforts.

Distributed by African Media Agency (AMA) on behalf of SAP Africa.

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About SAP 

SAP’s strategy is to help every business run as an intelligent, sustainable enterprise. As a market leader in enterprise application software, we help companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: SAP customers generate 87% of total global commerce. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises. SAP helps give people and organizations deep business insight and fosters collaboration that helps them stay ahead of their competition. We simplify technology for companies so they can consume our software the way they want – without disruption. Our end-to-end suite of applications and services enables business and public customers across 25 industries globally to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and make a difference. With a global network of customers, partners, employees, and thought leaders, SAP helps the world run better and improve people’s lives. For more information, visit www.sap.com.   

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  • Thales Solidarity, le fonds de dotation du Groupe Thales, et Polaris Asso, en partenariat avec l’Ambassade de France au Sénégal, ONU Femmes, OpenClassrooms, Talent2Africa et le Consortium Jeunesse Sénégal, lancent un nouveau programme visant à accompagner des jeunes sénégalaises vers les métiers du numérique. 
  • D’une durée de 6 mois, le programme fédère plusieurs associations locales et offre des bourses à une sélection de jeunes étudiantes pour leur permettre de s’insérer durablement sur le marché du travail, que ce soit par le salariat ou par l’entrepreneuriat.

DAKAR, Sénégal, Le 21 Juin 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-

Un partenariat pour favoriser l’insertion des jeunes femmes dans les métiers du numériques

Selon l’Agence Française de Développement, 60% des Africains sont aujourd’hui âgés de moins de 24 ans et en 2035, on estime que 35% des jeunes dans le monde seront Africains. Selon le Fonds Monétaire International, il faudrait près de 20 millions d’emplois par an en Afrique pour répondre à ces nouveaux arrivants sur le marché du travail, or actuellement, seuls 10 millions sont créés par an.

Les études montrent que les jeunes femmes au Sénégal sont aujourd’hui les plus touchées par la question de l’accès à l’emploi. Une récente étude de l’Organisation Internationale du Travail montre que l’accès à internet et une formation à l’utilisation des technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC) permet aux populations féminines locales de créer leur entreprise, commercialiser leurs produits, trouver des emplois mieux rémunérés, ou encore accéder aux services d’éducation, de santé et financiers.

Pour aider à répondre à cette problématique de l’emploi, Thales Solidarity, le fond de dotation du Groupe Thales, et Polaris Asso, en partenariat avec l’Ambassade de France au Sénégal et ONU Femmes s’associent pour lancer un programme d’accompagnement de jeunes femmes au Sénégal vers l’insertion professionnelle dans les métiers du digital.

D’une durée de 6 mois, le programme associe des expertises diverses pour permettre aux apprenantes, qui bénéficient par ailleurs d’une bourse financière, de mettre toutes les chances de leur côté pour s’insérer durablement sur le marché du travail soit par le salariat, soit par l’entrepreneuriat, mais aussi de développer leur leadership local. Au-delà des principaux porteurs du programme cité ci-avant, l’initiative mobilise également des organisations telles que OpenClassrooms, Talent2Africa et le Consortium Jeunesse Sénégal.

Pour Ousseynou Gueye, Directeur Exécutif de Polaris Asso, cette initiative est une innovation majeure en Afrique francophone : “Ce programme est conçu pour former les jeunes sénégalaises aux technologies numériques et faire ainsi émerger les nouveaux talents dont l’Afrique a besoin pour se développer : des femmes dotées des compétences clés du 21ème siècle, citoyennes, engagées sur les problématiques sociales. A travers ce programme, nous leur donnons les outils nécessaires pour être actrices de la transition numérique de l’économie nationale pour une croissance durable”.

Une contribution à la transformation digitale des entreprises locales

Les boursières, sensibilisées aux enjeux de la citoyenneté numérique durant leur parcours de formation, animeront bénévolement des ateliers d’éducation numérique à destination des jeunes collégiennes et lycéennes de leur territoire. Elles contribueront aussi au développement du tissu économique local via certains projets de tutorat et des cas pratiques de leur formation permettant d’appliquer les compétences acquises et de développer leur expérience professionnelle au sein de PMEs dirigées par des femmes.

« Au sein de la société, Thales a un engagement très clair, qui est effectivement de favoriser l’inclusion des femmes. Nous sommes ainsi très honorés de participer à ce projet d’insertion professionnelle grâce à notre fond de dotation, Thales Solidarity. Nous désirons que ces jeunes femmes aient un accompagnement aussi bien en termes de compétences, qu’au niveau de leur accès à la citoyenneté numérique pour qu’elles fassent la différence au Sénégal, et au-delà. Cette initiative reflète la raison d’être, dont Thales s’est doté : construire ensemble un avenir de confiance. »

Roselyne Cartheron, Directrice Générale Thales Afrique de l’Ouest et Centrale.

Lancement de la première promotion en marge de la Journée Mondiale de la Femme

Après une phase de sélection en janvier 2022 qui a permis d’identifier les 50 premières bénéficiaires de la phase pilote du programme, une cérémonie de lancement s’est tenue à Dakar le 28 mars 2022 à la Résidence de France à Dakar.

Présent lors de l’événement aux côtés de S.E.M Philippe Lalliot, Ambassadeur de France au Sénégal, le Professeur Ismaïla Madior Fall, Ministre d’Etat auprès du Président de la République du Sénégal, a manifesté toute l’attention que l’Etat du Sénégal accorde à ce programme qui contribue à résoudre la problématique cruciale du chômage que connaît le pays.

Cet événement placé sous le signe de la Présidence française de l’Union Européenne a vu la participation de plusieurs délégations diplomatiques présentes au Sénégal ainsi que des équipes de Thales représentées par Roselyne Cartheron (Directrice Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre) et de Yan Levy (Directeur de la Stratégie Afrique).

Distribué par African Media Agency (AMA) pour Thales.

À PROPOS DE THALES SOLIDARITY 

A travers son fonds de dotation, Thales s’engage à promouvoir une innovation responsable, accessible et utile à tous, avec ceux qui préparent les transformations sociétales décisives de demain. Pour ce faire, le fonds soutient des acteurs et des projets d’intérêt général qui utilisent l’innovation et la technologie comme levier pour agir sur 3 axes d’intervention : l’éducation et l’insertion professionnelle, l’accès à la citoyenneté numérique et la protection de l’environnement.

À PROPOS DE THALES

Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) est un leader mondial des hautes technologies qui investit dans les innovations du numérique et de la « deep tech » – connectivité, big data, intelligence artificielle, cybersécurité et quantique – pour construire un avenir de confiance, essentiel au développement de nos sociétés. Le Groupe propose des solutions, services et produits qui aident ses clients – entreprises, organisations, Etats – dans les domaines de la défense, de l’aéronautique, de l’espace, du transport et de l’identité et sécurité numériques, à remplir leurs missions critiques en plaçant l’humain au cœur des décisions.

Thales compte 81 000 collaborateurs dans 68 pays. En 2021, le Groupe a réalisé un chiffre d’affaires de 16,2 milliards d’euros.

À PROPOS DE POLARIS ASSO

Polaris Asso est une association internationale opérant depuis Dakar et qui utilise le numérique comme point d’ancrage et prétexte pour travailler sur les grands défis de la jeunesse.

Son travail s’inscrit dans une logique de promotion de la protection, de l’engagement, de l’insertion professionnelle et de l’autonomisation des femmes et des jeunes dans un monde numérique.

Plus d’informations surwww.polaris-asso.org

CONTACTS PRESSE

Geneviève Ndoye – Responsable Communication & Développement chez Polaris Asso

genevieve@polaris-asso.org

Tarek Solimane – Directeur régional de la communication Afrique et Moyen Orient 

Tarek.solimane@thalesgroup.com 

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PARIS, France, 22 June 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- As part of its international outreach, and for the first time this year, VivaTech organised the AfricaTech Awards, alongside the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank. 

This pan-African initiative aimed at recognising and supporting the most innovative startups on the continent rewarded three high-potential startups that promote positive innovation and generate development impact in three main sectors: climate tech, health tech and fintech.

The awards were supported by Proparco and sponsored by Cassava Technologies, New Energy Nexus, Orange and Deloitte Africa. 

The winners in each category are:

  • Climate Tech: WEEE Centre provides e-waste management services by conducting safe and environmentally friendly operations that protect the environment and human health.
  • Health Tech: Chefaa is a GPS-enabled pharmacy delivery platform aimed at helping chronic patients order, schedule and refill their prescriptions and all their pharmacy needs, and to manage the tracking of their treatment, regardless of their location and income.
  • Fintech: Click2Sure has built a cloud-based, modular and scalable insurance SaaS that enables insurance companies to deliver omnichannel distribution, reduce administrative costs and make better decisions through real-time reporting and insights.

Link to the replay of the ceremony 

Distributed by African Media Agency on behalf of Viva Technology .

About Viva Technology

VivaTech is the biggest startup and tech event in Europe and is recognized worldwide as a powerful catalyst for business transformation, startup growth and innovation for the common good. Since 2017 VivaTech has brought together in Paris the world’s top business leaders, startups, investors, researchers and thinkers for a unique experience combining inspiration, networking and a showcase for innovation. Starting with the 2021 edition VivaTech is now enriched with a digital platform that connects a global community of innovators. The sixth edition of VivaTech is taking place June 15-18, 2022. More information available at https://vivatechnology.com/media and @VivaTech

Press Contact :  

Léa Roos : lroos@vivatechnology.com 

Pierre-Henri Paty : vivatech@publicisconsultants.com – 06 49 13 44 79 

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PARIS, France, 22 June 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- As part of its international outreach, and for the first time this year, VivaTech organised the AfricaTech Awards, alongside the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank. 

This pan-African initiative aimed at recognising and supporting the most innovative startups on the continent rewarded three high-potential startups that promote positive innovation and generate development impact in three main sectors: climate tech, health tech and fintech.

The awards were supported by Proparco and sponsored by Cassava Technologies, New Energy Nexus, Orange and Deloitte Africa. 

The winners in each category are:

  • Climate Tech: WEEE Centre provides e-waste management services by conducting safe and environmentally friendly operations that protect the environment and human health.
  • Health Tech: Chefaa is a GPS-enabled pharmacy delivery platform aimed at helping chronic patients order, schedule and refill their prescriptions and all their pharmacy needs, and to manage the tracking of their treatment, regardless of their location and income.
  • Fintech: Click2Sure has built a cloud-based, modular and scalable insurance SaaS that enables insurance companies to deliver omnichannel distribution, reduce administrative costs and make better decisions through real-time reporting and insights.

Link to the replay of the ceremony 

Distributed by African Media Agency on behalf of Viva Technology .

About Viva Technology

VivaTech is the biggest startup and tech event in Europe and is recognized worldwide as a powerful catalyst for business transformation, startup growth and innovation for the common good. Since 2017 VivaTech has brought together in Paris the world’s top business leaders, startups, investors, researchers and thinkers for a unique experience combining inspiration, networking and a showcase for innovation. Starting with the 2021 edition VivaTech is now enriched with a digital platform that connects a global community of innovators. The sixth edition of VivaTech is taking place June 15-18, 2022. More information available at https://vivatechnology.com/media and @VivaTech

Press Contact :  

Léa Roos : lroos@vivatechnology.com 

Pierre-Henri Paty : vivatech@publicisconsultants.com – 06 49 13 44 79 

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  • Mastercard, Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI announce their partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution within Ethiopia’s health information system and aim to bring efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities
  •   Mastercard Wellness Pass will be implemented at selected health facilities throughout the country – including in urban, rural, and pastoral locations – over a 15-month pilot period
(L-R) Dr. Binyam Fekadu, Country Representative, JSI, Dr. Lia Tedesse, Minister of Health, Ethiopia, Michael Froman, Vice Chairman and President, Strategic Growth for Mastercard, and Tito Rwamushaija, Senior Country Manager, Gavi, at the signing ceremony in Addis Ababa today, announcing a partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution that will bring efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 17 June 2022, /African Media Agency/- In many low- and middle-income countries, patient healthcare data is currently fragmented and largely collected, recorded, and stored in paper-based systems. The manual healthcare system can cause siloed medical records, limited patient verification, lack of accessibility and offline portability, and results in an inability to aggregate and report data efficiently. 

This is why Mastercard, Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI today have announced a partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution within Ethiopia’s health information system, with the aim of bringing efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities. 

Wellness Pass is an interoperable and offline portable healthcare credential – accessible within a trusted network that creates continuity of care by allowing a patient’s medical data to be stored offline and travel with them on their Mastercard Community Pass chip card, which every patient receives from participating health facilities when they get their first vaccine or health service. For clinicians, Wellness Pass ensures that the vaccination records are available any time through participating health facilities, regardless of connectivity, and utilizes tokenized biometrics to verify service delivery and adhere to vaccination cycles.

This progressive initiative by the Ministry of Health is just one piece in the larger Information Revolution Agenda, an ambitious component of the Health Sector Transformation Plan that seeks to improve the availability, accessibility, affordability, and quality of primary health care, thereby improving health and wellbeing of the Ethiopian population. 

The partnership aims to implement the Wellness Pass technology through several phases. Phase one of the implementation will be focused on Covid-19 vaccination tracking and will be deployed at health facilities throughout the country, including both urban and rural locations, over a 15-month period. Phase two plans to scale the use of Wellness Pass across multiple health care programs, to be determined in partnership with the Ministry of Health.

Creating efficiencies by improving health data accessibility

Mastercard’s Wellness Pass in Ethiopia is the second implementation on the continent, after the launch in Mauritania, which aims to digitize the childhood immunization program to ensure consistent and improved service delivery to parents and children across health facilities and to ensure that government and health partners can access trusted data in an aggregated form to inform policy and decision making.

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and Mastercard have been partnered since 2018, to deploy the Mastercard Wellness Pass to eligible countries, with the aim to not only deliver vaccines to millions of individuals, but also, using Mastercard’s technology, enable digitization of health records in the form of contactless cards. 

“Ensuring the equitable distribution of vaccines is critical for the world to emerge from this pandemic, and it will take a collective response by the public and private sector. Working together with Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI, this partnership will allow us to bring private sector technology and capabilities to the table to support efforts to make sure that everyone has access to critical health care and that that care is delivered in an efficient and effective manner,” says Michael Froman, Vice Chairman and President of Strategic Growth, Mastercard. 

“The digitisation of vaccination records through the Mastercard Wellness Pass enables us to reach and to continue to care for patients with vital health services such as immunisation. Innovative partnerships such as this help us to improve access to care so that everyone receives the essential vaccines they need to survive and thrive,” says Marie-Ange Saraka-Yao, Gavi’s Managing Director of Resource Mobilisation, Private Sector Partnerships & Innovative Finance, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

This digital technology will support Ethiopia’s national health response program by enabling the continuity of patient care through the portability of digitized health records. These will be in the form of contactless cards for patients that can be used by health facilities in both connected and offline environments. The portable health credentials will improve healthcare by decentralizing patient record keeping and facilitating better recording, tracking, and patient adherence to vaccination cycles. This will benefit not only the patient, but also healthcare service providers, and the Ministry of Health. 

“Lack of healthcare data portability has a definite impact on the levels of service utilisation and health outcomes among people in different geographical areas and socio-economic groups. Therefore, it is very important to solve this great challenge, and it will take a collective response by public and private sectors to reach the necessary scale, and this is why we are excited about this new partnership, one that is designed to enable us to provide the best possible care to our citizens, regardless of where they are,” says Dr Lia Tadesse from Ministry of Health. 

Digitising health records is the first step to transforming health care across the African continent, but it can be a challenging undertaking for any government. By improving access to and reliability of program data, Ethiopia’s Wellness Pass will allow for more accurate measurement of target populations for COVAX related data-driven planning, improved adherence to health care protocols, and continuity of care to patients through record portability.

Distributed by African Media Agency on behalf of Mastercard Incorporated.

About the Ministry

The Ministry of Health is missioned to promote the health and well-being of the society through providing and regulating a comprehensive package of health services of the highest possible quality in an equitable manner which ultimately turns out to the realization of the healthy, productive & prosperous Citizens. The Ministry is also responsible for public health concerns by coordinating the health and health related actors on the way to accelerating progress towards universal health coverage, while protecting people from epidemic, pandemic and overall health emergencies. It aligned its resources towards the achievement of the overall Health sector transformation to bring about the desired health system responsiveness. https://www.moh.gov.et/

MOH, Ethiopia Communications Contact: yordanos.alebachew@moh.g

About Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE: MA)

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all. www.mastercard.com

Mastercard Communications Contact: Ozzy.Etomi@mastercard.com

About Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance 

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership that helps vaccinate half the world’s children against some of the world’s deadliest diseases. Since its inception in 2000, Gavi has helped to immunise a whole generation – over 888 million children – and prevented more than 15 million future deaths, helping to halve child mortality in 73 lower-income countries. Gavi also plays a key role in improving global health security by supporting health systems as well as funding global stockpiles for Ebola, cholera, meningococcal and yellow fever vaccines. After two decades of progress, Gavi is now focused on protecting the next generation, above all the zero-dose children who have not received even a single vaccine shot. The Vaccine Alliance employs innovative finance and the latest technology – from drones to biometrics – to save millions more lives, prevent outbreaks before they can spread and help countries on the road to self-sufficiency. Learn more at www.gavi.org and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. 

Gavi is a co-convener of COVAX, the vaccines pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, together with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. In its role, Gavi is focused on procurement and delivery for COVAX: coordinating the design, implementation and administration of the COVAX Facility and the Gavi COVAX AMC and working with its Alliance partners UNICEF and WHO, along with governments, on country readiness and delivery. 

The Vaccine Alliance brings together developing country and donor governments, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the World Bank, the vaccine industry, technical agencies, civil society, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other private sector partners. View the full list of donor governments and other leading organisations that fund Gavi’s work here.

GAVI Communications contact: lshevlin@gavi.org

About John Snow, Inc. 

John Snow, Inc. is a global public health consulting organization dedicated to greater health equity and improving the health of individuals and communities, and providing an environment where people of passion can pursue this cause. With more than 40 years of sector-leading experience, JSI is pioneering how we use data and digital to create better health outcomes for all. Across the globe, we work at the forefront of our sector to transform the way health systems work through improved data practices and solutions — from understanding and elevating people’s needs, to creating and streamlining the products and services that meet those needs. We have been engaged in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Ethiopia for over 25 years, where we support equitable, evidence driven health systems that support everyone — improving the way clients experience their health, ensuring health actors have the support they need, and ensuring systems are set up for success long into the future. www.jsi.com

JSI Communications Contact: digitalhealth@jsi.com

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Business
  • Mastercard, Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI announce their partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution within Ethiopia’s health information system and aim to bring efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities
  •   Mastercard Wellness Pass will be implemented at selected health facilities throughout the country – including in urban, rural, and pastoral locations – over a 15-month pilot period
(L-R) Dr. Binyam Fekadu, Country Representative, JSI, Dr. Lia Tedesse, Minister of Health, Ethiopia, Michael Froman, Vice Chairman and President, Strategic Growth for Mastercard, and Tito Rwamushaija, Senior Country Manager, Gavi, at the signing ceremony in Addis Ababa today, announcing a partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution that will bring efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 17 June 2022, /African Media Agency/- In many low- and middle-income countries, patient healthcare data is currently fragmented and largely collected, recorded, and stored in paper-based systems. The manual healthcare system can cause siloed medical records, limited patient verification, lack of accessibility and offline portability, and results in an inability to aggregate and report data efficiently. 

This is why Mastercard, Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI today have announced a partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution within Ethiopia’s health information system, with the aim of bringing efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities. 

Wellness Pass is an interoperable and offline portable healthcare credential – accessible within a trusted network that creates continuity of care by allowing a patient’s medical data to be stored offline and travel with them on their Mastercard Community Pass chip card, which every patient receives from participating health facilities when they get their first vaccine or health service. For clinicians, Wellness Pass ensures that the vaccination records are available any time through participating health facilities, regardless of connectivity, and utilizes tokenized biometrics to verify service delivery and adhere to vaccination cycles.

This progressive initiative by the Ministry of Health is just one piece in the larger Information Revolution Agenda, an ambitious component of the Health Sector Transformation Plan that seeks to improve the availability, accessibility, affordability, and quality of primary health care, thereby improving health and wellbeing of the Ethiopian population. 

The partnership aims to implement the Wellness Pass technology through several phases. Phase one of the implementation will be focused on Covid-19 vaccination tracking and will be deployed at health facilities throughout the country, including both urban and rural locations, over a 15-month period. Phase two plans to scale the use of Wellness Pass across multiple health care programs, to be determined in partnership with the Ministry of Health.

Creating efficiencies by improving health data accessibility

Mastercard’s Wellness Pass in Ethiopia is the second implementation on the continent, after the launch in Mauritania, which aims to digitize the childhood immunization program to ensure consistent and improved service delivery to parents and children across health facilities and to ensure that government and health partners can access trusted data in an aggregated form to inform policy and decision making.

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and Mastercard have been partnered since 2018, to deploy the Mastercard Wellness Pass to eligible countries, with the aim to not only deliver vaccines to millions of individuals, but also, using Mastercard’s technology, enable digitization of health records in the form of contactless cards. 

“Ensuring the equitable distribution of vaccines is critical for the world to emerge from this pandemic, and it will take a collective response by the public and private sector. Working together with Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI, this partnership will allow us to bring private sector technology and capabilities to the table to support efforts to make sure that everyone has access to critical health care and that that care is delivered in an efficient and effective manner,” says Michael Froman, Vice Chairman and President of Strategic Growth, Mastercard. 

“The digitisation of vaccination records through the Mastercard Wellness Pass enables us to reach and to continue to care for patients with vital health services such as immunisation. Innovative partnerships such as this help us to improve access to care so that everyone receives the essential vaccines they need to survive and thrive,” says Marie-Ange Saraka-Yao, Gavi’s Managing Director of Resource Mobilisation, Private Sector Partnerships & Innovative Finance, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

This digital technology will support Ethiopia’s national health response program by enabling the continuity of patient care through the portability of digitized health records. These will be in the form of contactless cards for patients that can be used by health facilities in both connected and offline environments. The portable health credentials will improve healthcare by decentralizing patient record keeping and facilitating better recording, tracking, and patient adherence to vaccination cycles. This will benefit not only the patient, but also healthcare service providers, and the Ministry of Health. 

“Lack of healthcare data portability has a definite impact on the levels of service utilisation and health outcomes among people in different geographical areas and socio-economic groups. Therefore, it is very important to solve this great challenge, and it will take a collective response by public and private sectors to reach the necessary scale, and this is why we are excited about this new partnership, one that is designed to enable us to provide the best possible care to our citizens, regardless of where they are,” says Dr Lia Tadesse from Ministry of Health. 

Digitising health records is the first step to transforming health care across the African continent, but it can be a challenging undertaking for any government. By improving access to and reliability of program data, Ethiopia’s Wellness Pass will allow for more accurate measurement of target populations for COVAX related data-driven planning, improved adherence to health care protocols, and continuity of care to patients through record portability.

Distributed by African Media Agency on behalf of Mastercard Incorporated.

About the Ministry

The Ministry of Health is missioned to promote the health and well-being of the society through providing and regulating a comprehensive package of health services of the highest possible quality in an equitable manner which ultimately turns out to the realization of the healthy, productive & prosperous Citizens. The Ministry is also responsible for public health concerns by coordinating the health and health related actors on the way to accelerating progress towards universal health coverage, while protecting people from epidemic, pandemic and overall health emergencies. It aligned its resources towards the achievement of the overall Health sector transformation to bring about the desired health system responsiveness. https://www.moh.gov.et/

MOH, Ethiopia Communications Contact: yordanos.alebachew@moh.g

About Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE: MA)

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all. www.mastercard.com

Mastercard Communications Contact: Ozzy.Etomi@mastercard.com

About Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance 

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership that helps vaccinate half the world’s children against some of the world’s deadliest diseases. Since its inception in 2000, Gavi has helped to immunise a whole generation – over 888 million children – and prevented more than 15 million future deaths, helping to halve child mortality in 73 lower-income countries. Gavi also plays a key role in improving global health security by supporting health systems as well as funding global stockpiles for Ebola, cholera, meningococcal and yellow fever vaccines. After two decades of progress, Gavi is now focused on protecting the next generation, above all the zero-dose children who have not received even a single vaccine shot. The Vaccine Alliance employs innovative finance and the latest technology – from drones to biometrics – to save millions more lives, prevent outbreaks before they can spread and help countries on the road to self-sufficiency. Learn more at www.gavi.org and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. 

Gavi is a co-convener of COVAX, the vaccines pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, together with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. In its role, Gavi is focused on procurement and delivery for COVAX: coordinating the design, implementation and administration of the COVAX Facility and the Gavi COVAX AMC and working with its Alliance partners UNICEF and WHO, along with governments, on country readiness and delivery. 

The Vaccine Alliance brings together developing country and donor governments, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the World Bank, the vaccine industry, technical agencies, civil society, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other private sector partners. View the full list of donor governments and other leading organisations that fund Gavi’s work here.

GAVI Communications contact: lshevlin@gavi.org

About John Snow, Inc. 

John Snow, Inc. is a global public health consulting organization dedicated to greater health equity and improving the health of individuals and communities, and providing an environment where people of passion can pursue this cause. With more than 40 years of sector-leading experience, JSI is pioneering how we use data and digital to create better health outcomes for all. Across the globe, we work at the forefront of our sector to transform the way health systems work through improved data practices and solutions — from understanding and elevating people’s needs, to creating and streamlining the products and services that meet those needs. We have been engaged in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Ethiopia for over 25 years, where we support equitable, evidence driven health systems that support everyone — improving the way clients experience their health, ensuring health actors have the support they need, and ensuring systems are set up for success long into the future. www.jsi.com

JSI Communications Contact: digitalhealth@jsi.com

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  • Mastercard, Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI announce their partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution within Ethiopia’s health information system and aim to bring efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities
  •   Mastercard Wellness Pass will be implemented at selected health facilities throughout the country – including in urban, rural, and pastoral locations – over a 15-month pilot period
(L-R) Dr. Binyam Fekadu, Country Representative, JSI, Dr. Lia Tedesse, Minister of Health, Ethiopia, Michael Froman, Vice Chairman and President, Strategic Growth for Mastercard, and Tito Rwamushaija, Senior Country Manager, Gavi, at the signing ceremony in Addis Ababa today, announcing a partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution that will bring efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 17 June 2022, /African Media Agency/- In many low- and middle-income countries, patient healthcare data is currently fragmented and largely collected, recorded, and stored in paper-based systems. The manual healthcare system can cause siloed medical records, limited patient verification, lack of accessibility and offline portability, and results in an inability to aggregate and report data efficiently. 

This is why Mastercard, Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI today have announced a partnership to implement the Mastercard Wellness Pass solution within Ethiopia’s health information system, with the aim of bringing efficiency to healthcare tracking and offline portability of health records in the most marginalized communities. 

Wellness Pass is an interoperable and offline portable healthcare credential – accessible within a trusted network that creates continuity of care by allowing a patient’s medical data to be stored offline and travel with them on their Mastercard Community Pass chip card, which every patient receives from participating health facilities when they get their first vaccine or health service. For clinicians, Wellness Pass ensures that the vaccination records are available any time through participating health facilities, regardless of connectivity, and utilizes tokenized biometrics to verify service delivery and adhere to vaccination cycles.

This progressive initiative by the Ministry of Health is just one piece in the larger Information Revolution Agenda, an ambitious component of the Health Sector Transformation Plan that seeks to improve the availability, accessibility, affordability, and quality of primary health care, thereby improving health and wellbeing of the Ethiopian population. 

The partnership aims to implement the Wellness Pass technology through several phases. Phase one of the implementation will be focused on Covid-19 vaccination tracking and will be deployed at health facilities throughout the country, including both urban and rural locations, over a 15-month period. Phase two plans to scale the use of Wellness Pass across multiple health care programs, to be determined in partnership with the Ministry of Health.

Creating efficiencies by improving health data accessibility

Mastercard’s Wellness Pass in Ethiopia is the second implementation on the continent, after the launch in Mauritania, which aims to digitize the childhood immunization program to ensure consistent and improved service delivery to parents and children across health facilities and to ensure that government and health partners can access trusted data in an aggregated form to inform policy and decision making.

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and Mastercard have been partnered since 2018, to deploy the Mastercard Wellness Pass to eligible countries, with the aim to not only deliver vaccines to millions of individuals, but also, using Mastercard’s technology, enable digitization of health records in the form of contactless cards. 

“Ensuring the equitable distribution of vaccines is critical for the world to emerge from this pandemic, and it will take a collective response by the public and private sector. Working together with Gavi, the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and JSI, this partnership will allow us to bring private sector technology and capabilities to the table to support efforts to make sure that everyone has access to critical health care and that that care is delivered in an efficient and effective manner,” says Michael Froman, Vice Chairman and President of Strategic Growth, Mastercard. 

“The digitisation of vaccination records through the Mastercard Wellness Pass enables us to reach and to continue to care for patients with vital health services such as immunisation. Innovative partnerships such as this help us to improve access to care so that everyone receives the essential vaccines they need to survive and thrive,” says Marie-Ange Saraka-Yao, Gavi’s Managing Director of Resource Mobilisation, Private Sector Partnerships & Innovative Finance, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

This digital technology will support Ethiopia’s national health response program by enabling the continuity of patient care through the portability of digitized health records. These will be in the form of contactless cards for patients that can be used by health facilities in both connected and offline environments. The portable health credentials will improve healthcare by decentralizing patient record keeping and facilitating better recording, tracking, and patient adherence to vaccination cycles. This will benefit not only the patient, but also healthcare service providers, and the Ministry of Health. 

“Lack of healthcare data portability has a definite impact on the levels of service utilisation and health outcomes among people in different geographical areas and socio-economic groups. Therefore, it is very important to solve this great challenge, and it will take a collective response by public and private sectors to reach the necessary scale, and this is why we are excited about this new partnership, one that is designed to enable us to provide the best possible care to our citizens, regardless of where they are,” says Dr Lia Tadesse from Ministry of Health. 

Digitising health records is the first step to transforming health care across the African continent, but it can be a challenging undertaking for any government. By improving access to and reliability of program data, Ethiopia’s Wellness Pass will allow for more accurate measurement of target populations for COVAX related data-driven planning, improved adherence to health care protocols, and continuity of care to patients through record portability.

Distributed by African Media Agency on behalf of Mastercard Incorporated.

About the Ministry

The Ministry of Health is missioned to promote the health and well-being of the society through providing and regulating a comprehensive package of health services of the highest possible quality in an equitable manner which ultimately turns out to the realization of the healthy, productive & prosperous Citizens. The Ministry is also responsible for public health concerns by coordinating the health and health related actors on the way to accelerating progress towards universal health coverage, while protecting people from epidemic, pandemic and overall health emergencies. It aligned its resources towards the achievement of the overall Health sector transformation to bring about the desired health system responsiveness. https://www.moh.gov.et/

MOH, Ethiopia Communications Contact: yordanos.alebachew@moh.g

About Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE: MA)

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments, and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all. www.mastercard.com

Mastercard Communications Contact: Ozzy.Etomi@mastercard.com

About Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance 

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership that helps vaccinate half the world’s children against some of the world’s deadliest diseases. Since its inception in 2000, Gavi has helped to immunise a whole generation – over 888 million children – and prevented more than 15 million future deaths, helping to halve child mortality in 73 lower-income countries. Gavi also plays a key role in improving global health security by supporting health systems as well as funding global stockpiles for Ebola, cholera, meningococcal and yellow fever vaccines. After two decades of progress, Gavi is now focused on protecting the next generation, above all the zero-dose children who have not received even a single vaccine shot. The Vaccine Alliance employs innovative finance and the latest technology – from drones to biometrics – to save millions more lives, prevent outbreaks before they can spread and help countries on the road to self-sufficiency. Learn more at www.gavi.org and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter. 

Gavi is a co-convener of COVAX, the vaccines pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator, together with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. In its role, Gavi is focused on procurement and delivery for COVAX: coordinating the design, implementation and administration of the COVAX Facility and the Gavi COVAX AMC and working with its Alliance partners UNICEF and WHO, along with governments, on country readiness and delivery. 

The Vaccine Alliance brings together developing country and donor governments, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the World Bank, the vaccine industry, technical agencies, civil society, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other private sector partners. View the full list of donor governments and other leading organisations that fund Gavi’s work here.

GAVI Communications contact: lshevlin@gavi.org

About John Snow, Inc. 

John Snow, Inc. is a global public health consulting organization dedicated to greater health equity and improving the health of individuals and communities, and providing an environment where people of passion can pursue this cause. With more than 40 years of sector-leading experience, JSI is pioneering how we use data and digital to create better health outcomes for all. Across the globe, we work at the forefront of our sector to transform the way health systems work through improved data practices and solutions — from understanding and elevating people’s needs, to creating and streamlining the products and services that meet those needs. We have been engaged in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Ethiopia for over 25 years, where we support equitable, evidence driven health systems that support everyone — improving the way clients experience their health, ensuring health actors have the support they need, and ensuring systems are set up for success long into the future. www.jsi.com

JSI Communications Contact: digitalhealth@jsi.com

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Par Imane Charioui, Responsable Afrique du Nord et Afrique centrale, WorldRemit

DOUALA, Cameroun,16 Juin, 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Si vous vous adressez à la plupart des travailleurs migrants, vous entendrez parler aussi bien du soutien financier considérable qu’ils apportent aux membres de leur famille restés au pays, que des grands projets de développement qu’ils financent. Pour ce faire, ils prélèvent une partie de leurs revenus qu’ils envoient dans leurs pays respectifs via différents services de transfert de fonds. 

Actuellement, on dénombre environ un milliard de personnes dans le monde concernées par les transferts de fonds. Ces transferts sont effectués soit à l’envoi ou la réception -une personne sur neuf est bénéficiaire de ces flux d’argent envoyés par des membres de sa famille qui ont migré pour travailler1.

Les transferts de fonds personnels vers l’Afrique représentent en effet environ 82,7 milliards de dollars chaque année, soit près du double du flux d’investissements directs étrangers (IDE) du continent, qui s’élève à 46 milliards de dollars2. Les transferts de fonds personnels vers la quasi-totalité des pays africains sont également supérieurs à l’aide publique au développement qu’ils reçoivent. 

Les estimations indiquent que les trois quarts des transferts de fonds servent à couvrir des besoins essentiels sont: la nourriture et les frais médicaux, les frais de scolarité ou les dépenses liées au logement ainsi que la perte de récoltes ou les urgences familiales3.

Les transferts de fonds sont par conséquent un véritable facteur de développement, qui peut être perçu au niveau des ménages, où de nombreuses familles se sont sorties de la pauvreté grâce à l’argent envoyé par leurs proches de l’étranger, jusqu’au niveau national. 

Ces transferts ont revêtu une importance particulière pendant la pandémie de Covid, lorsque de nombreuses familles ont dû compter sur leurs proches à l’étranger pour subvenir à leurs besoins après que la fermeture des frontières ait provoqué l’effondrement de nombreuses entreprises, entraînant des pertes de revenus. Au début de la pandémie, il n’était pas rare que les travailleurs migrants consacrent une partie de leurs allocations de secours délivrées par l’État à l’aide apportée à leurs proches en difficulté dans leur pays, une aide qui se poursuit encore pendant la période de rétablissement.

« Alors que le Covid-19 continue de dévaster des familles dans le monde entier, les transferts de fonds restent une bouée de sauvetage essentielle pour les pauvres et les vulnérables », a déclaré Michal Rutkowski, Directeur du Département Protection Sociale et Emploi de la Banque Mondiale4.

WorldRemit est fier de promouvoir cette action en offrant un moyen rapide et pratique de transférer de l’argent dans plus de 130 pays et dans plus de 70 devises5. 

Les migrants envoient de l’argent chez eux non seulement pour aider à résoudre la situation financière de leur famille, mais aussi pour maintenir des liens familiaux à distance avec les personnes restées au pays », explique Imane Charioui, responsable de l’Afrique du Nord et centrale et du Moyen-Orient chez WorldRemit. 

 »Les transferts de fonds donnent aux expéditeurs un sentiment d’appartenance et une façon de montrer leur solidarité et de maintenir leur identité avec la communauté, le véritable esprit africain », ajoute-t-elle.

WorldRemit continue d’intégrer ses systèmes aux services d’argent mobile afin de permettre aux destinataires d’encaisser plus facilement leurs paiements et de réduire les déplacements longs et coûteux vers les points d’encaissement. 

« Nous savons combien il est important pour les travailleurs à l’étranger d’envoyer de l’argent à leurs proches lorsqu’ils en ont le plus besoin. Chez WorldRemit, nous veillons à ce que ce soit rapide, sûr et pratique. »

Et comme les personnes de la diaspora continuent de travailler dur pour améliorer la vie de leurs familles restées au pays, WorldRemit continue d’investir dans des technologies qui optimisent son service.

« Nous restons fidèles à notre objectif fondateur, qui a toujours été d’améliorer la vie des gens ; en leur offrant un service de transfert de fonds abordable, nous constatons une transformation dans la vie des personnes qui utilisent notre service », a déclaré M. Charioui. 

Distribué par African Media Agency (AMA) pour WorldRemit.

Notes aux Editeurs & Sources: 

  1. Informations relatives aux NATIONS UNIES.
  2. Rapport sur l’Afrique. Covid-19 shows Africa must reduce dependence on personal remittances. Août 2020.
  3. Informations relatives aux NATIONS UNIES. Remittances Matter. 8 facts you don’t know about the money migrants send back home. Juin 2019.
  4. Banque Mondiale. Defying Predictions, Remittance Flows Remain Strong During COVID-19 Crisis. Mai 2021.
  5. WorldRemit. Why Choose WorldRemit.

A propos de WorldRemit

WorldRemit est l’une des entreprises leader dans le domaine des paiements internationaux et, avec Sendwave, fait partie de Zepz, un groupe qui rassemble deux marques mondiales de paiements.

Nous avons bouleversé un secteur jusqu’alors dominé par des acteurs traditionnels hors ligne en proposant des transferts d’argent internationaux, les rendant plus sûrs, plus rapides et moins coûteux. L’entreprise qui emploie plus de 1 200 personnes à travers le monde, opère actuellement depuis 50 pays pour des transferts de fonds vers 130 pays destinataires, et est présente dans plus de 5 000 couloirs de transfert d’argent dans le monde.

Du côté des expéditeurs, WorldRemit est 100 % numérique (sans espèces), pour une experience simplifiée et une sécurité renforcée. Pour ceux qui reçoivent de l’argent, la société offre un large éventail d’options, notamment le dépôt bancaire, l’encaissement d’espèces, le rechargement de temps d’antenne mobile et l’argent mobile.

Soutenue par Accel, TCV et Leapfrog, WorldRemit a son siège à Londres, au Royaume-Uni, et des bureaux régionaux aux États-Unis, en Pologne, au Canada, en Australie, à Hong Kong, à Singapour, en Malaisie, aux Philippines, en Afrique du Sud, au Somaliland, en Ouganda, au Kenya, au Rwanda, en Tanzanie, au Zimbabwe et en Belgique.

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