The recent history of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been one of civil war and corruption. The war claimed up to six million lives, either as a direct result of fighting, or because of disease and malnutrition.
Landlocked South Sudan is nestled between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda and as one of the poorest and most fragile nations in the world, there is just one doctor per 100,000 people.
Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has delivered a number of refrigerators containing the latest Sure Chill technology to strengthen the healthcare sector in Yemen and tackle the worsening health crisis.
In our first Sure Thoughts article, we make the case that responding to the next outbreak isn’t just about investing in innovations to develop vaccines. CEPI must ensure that an effective cold chain is in place to reach people safely and the programme is a success. Read on for our thoughts, with opinion from the inventor of Sure Chill Technology, Ian Tansley.