Adolescent TB Patients Suffer Fatal Neglect—Doctors

As a group of Khayelitsha schoolchildren living with drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) today unveiled an artwork commemorating their battles against the disease, the international humanitarian organisation, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), has warned that adolescents are being fatally neglected in the response to TB and DR-TB in South Africa, and calls More...

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By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, March 24th, 2017

African Hospitals Adopt SOPHiA Artificial Intelligence

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Sophia Genetics, global leader in Data-Driven Medicine, unveiled today, at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics in Phoenix, the list of African hospitals More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, March 24th, 2017

116m African Children for Polio Immunisation Next Week

By Modupe Gbadeyanka More than 190,000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children over the next week, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Tigo Continues Mobile Birth Registration Support in Tanzania

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company, Tigo, has continued to support the Tanzania government’s under-five birth registration initiative through an innovative mobile application that is More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Oyo Plans Free Ambulance, Mobile Health

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Oyo State government has said that it is to flag off its free ambulance and mobile healthcare services as part of its holistic approach to ensuring a robust health care service in the state. Commissioner More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

French Firm Biogaran Acquires Nigeria’s Swipha

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Foremost Nigerian pharmaceutical company, Swiss Pharma Nigeria Ltd, commonly referred to as Swipha, has been acquired by a new investor called Biogaran. Biogaran is a subsidiary of Servier, More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

IOM Egypt Opens Migration Health Assessment Centre

By Dipo Olowookere IOM Egypt opened its migration health assessment centre (MHAC) for the purpose of providing full health assessments to migrants and refugees migrating from Egypt. The centre, which was opened More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Court Stops Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals Strike Action

By Modupe Gbadeyanka The proposed strike action by the Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals has suffered a setback after the Federal Government got an injunction regarding it. On Friday, Justice B.B. Kanyip More...

By Dipo Olowookere On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Waste Collection Projects Improve Employment, Environment in Mali

By Dipo Olowookere Despite the lack of adequate infrastructure in the remote regions of Mali, where Ecolog is mostly operating, including Tessalit, Kidal, Menaka and Doentza, Ecolog has been performing remarkably More...

By Modupe Gbadeyanka On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Fanta, Sprite in Nigeria Safe for Consumption—Health Ministry

By Modupe Gbadeyanka Nigeria’s Ministry of Health has allayed fears of Nigerians concerning a recent court judgement directing the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to mandate More...

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