Daily Archives: January 7, 2021

AMO: 66.6% Coverage Rate of Household Health Expenditure in 2019

Casablanca – The services and reimbursements of the Compulsory Health Insurance (AMO) schemes covered 66.6% of the total health expenditure incurred by households covered by these schemes in 2019, according to the Insurance and Social Security Supervisory Authority (ACAPS).   These services and reimbursements totaled 13.8 billion dirhams in 2019, against 13 billion dirhams in

Women’s Economic Empowerment: US-Morocco Partnership Discussed in Rabat

Rabat – Partnership between the United States and local Moroccan organizations in terms of women’s economic empowerment was the focus of a round table held Thursday in Rabat.   The meeting is part of the December 22, 2020, announcement by the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) of the launch of the 2X MENA Initiative,

Covid-19: 1,597 New Confirmed Cases and 1,825 Recoveries in 24 Hours (Ministry)

Rabat – A total of 1,597 new cases of coronavirus infection and 1,825 recoveries have been recorded in the past 24 hours in Morocco, the Ministry of Health announced on Thursday.   The new figure brings to 448,678 the total number of contaminations since the first case reported last March, and to 420,569 that of

CVE Decisions Reflect Government’s Determination To Counter Effects of Covid-19 (Head of Govt.)

Rabat – The Economic monitoring Committee (CVE) made important decisions, at the end of its meeting on Wednesday, which reflect the government’s determination to counter the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic, said, on Thursday in Rabat, head of government Saad Dine El Otmani.   Speaking at the opening of this meeting, El Otmani noted that

Covid-19: State of Health Emergency Extended Until February 10, 2021 (Government Council)

Rabat – The government Council, held Thursday in Rabat, has decided to extend the state of health emergency across the national territory until February 10, 2021, as part of efforts aimed at curbing the spread of the pandemic of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).   The Government Council examined and adopted draft decree No. 2.20.960, introduced

Heavy Thundershowers, Strong Winds and Snowfalls Expected in Several Moroccan Provinces – Special Bulletin

Rabat – Heavy thundery showers are expected from Thursday to Friday in several provinces of the Kingdom, while snowfalls are expected on Saturday through Monday in several locations, the General Directorate of Meteorology (DGM) announced on Thursday.   In a special weather bulletin, the DMN said that heavy thunderstorm showers of red level (110 to

UM6P Partners with MIT Sandbox Innovation Fund to Launch Program in Support of University Startups

Benguerir – The Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is partnering with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sandbox Innovation Fund to launch the “UM6P Explorer”, a program supporting startups of Moroccan universities.   This program supports actors of change by mobilizing all the resources of the UM6P ecosystem to give them access to training, mentoring