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FG Launches Checklist For Tertiary Health Institutions

The Federal Government has launched a checklist for assessing the progress, performance and quality of healthcare services provided in the Federal Tertiary Health...
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Sudan: Nearly Six Million Sudanese in Need of Food Aid

Khartoum — While the Transitional Military Council and the Alliance of Freedom and Change are negotiating the near future of Sudan, close to six...
Sunscreen wouldn't have saved Bob Marley from melanoma, and it won't help other dark-skinned people

Sunscreen wouldn’t have saved Bob Marley from melanoma, and it won’t help other dark-skinned...

Source: Adewole S. Adamson, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine (Division of Dermatology), University of Texas at Austin / The Conversation ...
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Tanzania: Medics Warn of Eye Cancer

By Lydia ShekighendaMEDICAL experts in the country have raised considerable concern over raising cases of retinoblastoma, an eye cancer that develops in early childhood. Thus,...
Is the brain parasite 'Toxoplasma' manipulating your behavior, or is your immune system to blame?

Is the brain parasite ‘Toxoplasma’ manipulating your behavior, or is your immune system to...

Source: Bill Sullivan, Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Indiana University / The Conversation We’re not the same when we get...

Anacondas Born to ‘Virgin Mother’ at Boston Aquarium

Anna, a female green anaconda that has lived most of her life in an all-female enclosure at the New England Aquarium, has given birth. The...
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Senegal: Synchronized Campaign By Senegal and the Gambia for Treated Bed Nets Distribution

The 5th of May 2019 was a momentous occasion in the fight against malaria for both The Gambia and Senegal. Both countries successfully launched...
Tooth fairy study reveals children near lead smelters are exposed to dangerous lead in the womb

Tooth fairy study reveals children near lead smelters are exposed to dangerous lead in...

Source: Jill Johnston, Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California / The Conversation The environmental tragedy in Flint,...
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Tanzania: Solution Needed to Shortage of Medical Specialists in Tz

Human resources and specialist doctors are crucial in the provision of quality health care. Without these experts provision of quality care is compromised. Recently the...
How traumatic injury has become a health care crisis

How traumatic injury has become a health care crisis

Source: Lynn Marie Frydrych, General Surgery Resident, University of Michigan / The Conversation Traumatic injury, or sudden physical injury requiring...
US fertility keeps dropping – but that's not a reason to panic

US fertility keeps dropping – but that’s not a reason to panic

Source: Caroline Sten Hartnett, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of South Carolina / The Conversation The Centers for Disease Control...
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Ghana: Govt Urged to Extend Maternity Leave

By Malik SullemanaAs the world celebrated international mothers' day on Monday, a number of breastfeeding mothers have appealed to the government for extension of...
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Ghana: Govt Undertakes 9 Water Projects Across the Country

By Abigail AnnohWork on nine ongoing projects in the water and sanitation sector across the country is progressing steadily, the Ministry of Water Resources...
Doris Day was a sunny actress and a domestic violence survivor; are there lessons?

Doris Day was a sunny actress and a domestic violence survivor; are there lessons?

Source: Joan M. Cook, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University / The Conversation Hollywood legend Doris Day died May 13,...
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Africa: Supreme Audit Institutions in Africa Would Welcome an Opportunity to Start or Expand...

analysis By Djesika AmendahAidspan organized a roundtable on "Audit of Global Fund Grants by SAIs (Supreme Audit Institutions) in Sub-Saharan Africa" in eight African countries...
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Liberia: MOH, Unicef, Others Hold Stakeholders Advocacy Meeting

By Simeon S. WiakantyAhead of a 3-day Polio immunization exercise in the country, the Ministry of Health (MOH), World Health Organization (WHO), with support...
The US could have ended up with a British-style health care system: Here is why it didn’t

The US could have ended up with a British-style health care system: Here is...

Source: Simon F. Haeder, Assistant Professor of Political Science, West Virginia University / The Conversation The role of government in the U.S. health care...
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Africa: How Combining and Fermenting Grains Can Help Nutrition in Africa

analysis By Kwaku Gyebi Duodu, Elizabeth Mkandawire and John TaylorWith the...

Kogi Confirms 4 Cases Of Lassa Fever

The Kogi Government has confirmed four cases of Lassa fever in the 2019 outbreak of the disease in the state. The state Commissioner...
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Tanzania Faces Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases

By Mnaku MbaniDar es Salaam — Tanzania is facing an increase of deaths related to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), after the new report revealing the...
Phage therapy to prevent cholera infections – and possibly those caused by other deadly bacteria

Phage therapy to prevent cholera infections – and possibly those caused by other deadly...

Source: Andrew Camilli, Professor of Molecular Biology & Microbiology, Tufts University / The Conversation In the latest of a string...

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator 

Amidst a surge in new cases, the epidemic has claimed more than 1,200 lives and threatens to spread to other provinces in the east,...

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