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Q&A: Kidney Transplant Patients Live Normal Lives after surgery – Singh


A senior consultant in surgical oncology in Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India, Dr Vikram Singh, in this interview with WINIFRED ... Read More »

Merck Supports Schistosomiasis Education in Mozambique


This week in Namaacha, Mozambique, and together with German Bundesrat President Volker Bouffier, Merck Executive Board member Kai Beckmann presented ... Read More »

Gear up to End TB – WHO

Margaret Chan

As countries mark World Tuberculosis Day on March 24, WHO is calling for “global solidarity and action” to support a ... Read More »

JOHESU leader emerges NLC’s new chairman

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The leader of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has been elected the new chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress ... Read More »

Smartphones could predict the next major disease outbreak – expert

Dr. Leslie Saxon, who founded the Center for Body Computing at USC in Los Angeles, said she envisions a future ... Read More »

Telecom masts are not dangerous to human health – NCC

telecoms mast

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stated that telecoms masts are not dangerous to human health. The commission’s Deputy Director ... Read More »

Roles played by mhealth in the control of Ebola in Africa underreported – expert

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An expert has disclosed that the roles played by mhealth in the control of Ebola in some African countries including ... Read More »

New drug approved to combat drug-resistant bacteria

Phulwari Sharif School

The US FDA has approved a new drug that would boost the global fight against multi-drug resistant bacteria. The new ... Read More »

International Women’s Day 2015: Stakeholders call for end to maternal mortality


On this International Women’s Day, experts and partners on the NOTAGAIN Campaign have called for effective implementation of policies and ... Read More »

Applications being accepted for Grand Challenges grant opportunities

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Read the statement below from the Gates Foundation announcing its Grand Challenges The Gates foundation and its Grand Challenges partners ... Read More »

Being first in the line for medical treatment


Medicine and medical treatments are specific in every way. For example, if you had a company and someone owed you ... Read More »

1.1 billion people at the risk of hearing loss from exposure to loud sounds – WHO


Being able to perform optimally in today’s fast paced world is certainly a function of many things and hearing is ... Read More »

New partnership announced for GSMA’s cross-ecosystem Pan-African mHealth initiative


Millicom (Stockholmsbörsen: MIC) has announced that it has joined the GSMA’s cross-ecosystem Pan-African mHealth initiative (PAMI) which is designed to ... Read More »

Health takes center stage at SMWLagos


Issues related to health were the focus at the ongoing Social Media Week conference holding in Nigeria’s commercial capital city ... Read More »

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