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Health crisis in Nigeria as NDLEA Intensifies Cameroonian Border Surveillance on.Codeine Ban

    Health crisis in Nigeria as NDLEA Intensifies Cameroonian Border Surveillance on.Codeine Ban

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Adamawa Command, has said that it has commenced intensive surveillance on major routes along the Nigeria-Cameroon border so as to forestall the importation

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17,000 Kidney Failure Cases Diagnosed Annually in Nigeria

    17,000 Kidney Failure Cases Diagnosed Annually in Nigeria

This year’s World Kidney Day, experts have raised alarm over rising incidences of kidney disease among Nigerians, saying, “each year, 17,000 new cases of kidney failure are diagnosed with only

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Hope Alive for 17 Couples In Nigeria -IVF

    Hope Alive for 17 Couples In Nigeria -IVF

The Pharmaceutical Society of Hope has been rekindled for 17 couples challenged by infertility as they emerged winners during the first round of draws for the 2015 fertility treatment contest

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Uganda’s Maternal Health Improves

    Uganda’s Maternal Health Improves

By Carol Natukunda   UGANDA’S maternal deaths have been reducing at an annual rate of 3.2 % in the last two decades, a newly released global report reveals. It notes

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Angola, Cuba to Promote Training for Child Care

    Angola, Cuba to Promote Training for Child Care

The professional training was the main issue of the speech given today by the organizing secretary of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), Surina Acosta, during her visit to the

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S. Sudan Marks Global Handwashing Day With Calls For Cholera Fight

    S. Sudan Marks Global Handwashing Day With Calls For Cholera Fight

More than 800,000 children in South Sudan marked on Thursday the annual World Handwashing Day by washing their hands with soap and clean water in a symbolic show of how

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Dengue, Congo Fevers Claim Three More Lives

    Dengue, Congo Fevers Claim Three More Lives

With the death of a 36-year-old due to Dengue fever, the disease’s death toll for the year reached five, while the number of patients to have died of the Congo-Crimean

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Johnson & Johnson Starts Ebola Vaccine Trial in Sierra Leone

    Johnson & Johnson Starts Ebola Vaccine Trial in Sierra Leone

Johnson & Johnson has begun clinical trials for an Ebola vaccine in Sierra Leone. The vaccine regimen is part of a new study being conducted in that nation’s Kambia district,

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Pharmaceutical Company to Launch Cheaper Drugs For Chronic Diseases in Kenya

    Pharmaceutical Company to Launch Cheaper Drugs For Chronic Diseases in Kenya

Kenyans will soon benefit from cheaper drugs to treat chronic diseases after a pharmaceutical company announced it would launch its

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UN strikes Nigeria off Polio-Endemic List

    UN strikes Nigeria off Polio-Endemic List

Polio is no longer endemic in Nigeria, the World Health Organisation says. The World Health Organisation says polio is no

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How to Get Rid of a Dry Cough

    How to Get Rid of a Dry Cough

Five Methods:Staying Hydrated.Consuming Soothing .FoodUsing Humidity to Your Advantage.Using Medication.Treating the Underlying Problem There are very few things more annoying

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New Ebola Case in Sierra Leone Prompts Expansion of Experimental Vaccine Trial – UN Health Agency

    New Ebola Case in Sierra Leone Prompts Expansion of Experimental Vaccine Trial – UN Health Agency

WHO team organizing intensive response to the new Ebola case reported in Kambia, Sierra Leone. Photo: WHO/S. Gborie The detection

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Sierra Leone Confirms New Ebola Death

    Sierra Leone Confirms New Ebola Death

Health officials in Sierra Leone on Sunday confirmed a new death from the Ebola virus, less than a week after

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8,000 Mosquito Bed Nets to Be Distributed In Southwest Region Of Cameroon

    8,000 Mosquito Bed Nets to Be Distributed In Southwest Region Of Cameroon

By Asong Sylvester and Nkeze Linda Public health practitioners in the Southwest Region have promised to improve the quality of

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Sierra Leone: An Impoverished Church Is Coping With Aftermath of Ebola Epidemic

    Sierra Leone: An Impoverished Church Is Coping With Aftermath of Ebola Epidemic

This report is contributed by Daniel Konstantinovic of Aid to the Church in Need. The Ebola epidemic may be largely contained, but

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Ghana Medical Strike: Government To Recruit Cuban Doctors

    Ghana Medical Strike: Government To Recruit Cuban Doctors

Most state-run hospitals have been empty since the strike began Ghana is planning to recruit 177 doctors from Cuba to

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Ebola: ‘Detective Work’ Is Key To Ending Epidemic Once And For All

    Ebola: ‘Detective Work’ Is Key To Ending Epidemic Once And For All

 Nearly 2,000 people are currently being actively monitored in Sierra Leone and Guinea CHARLIE COOPER  A matter of months ago,

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Malaria Cases On The Rise in S. Sudan’s Unity State: MSF

    Malaria Cases On The Rise in S. Sudan’s Unity State: MSF

The medical charity, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has expressed concerns over the significant rise in cases of malaria in South

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UN Emergency Response Mission Winds Down As WHO Announces Possible ‘Game Changer’ Vaccine

    UN Emergency Response Mission Winds Down As WHO Announces Possible ‘Game Changer’ Vaccine

The Ebola vaccine is administered to a participant in the trial in Guinea. Photo: WHO/S. Hawke Having achieved its “core

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Over 500 Quarantined After Ebola Case Recorded in N. Sierra Leone

    Over 500 Quarantined After Ebola Case Recorded in N. Sierra Leone

Over 500 people were placed under quarantine in Sierra Leone’s northern district of Tonkolili following an Ebola case confirmed there

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