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WHO Report: Urgent need for ‘immediate’ solutions to combat drug-resistant infections

The World Health Organization-WHO has warned that Drug-resistant infections are on the rise as private investment in new antibiotic development declines. Two new reports from...

Nigerian businessman takes fight against malaria to Antarctica

Ned Nwoko, founder and president of Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation (PNNF), a humanitarian group, has taken the organization’s 'Malaria Eradication In Africa Project' to...

Nigeria hospital separates conjoined twins

A Nigerian hospital confirmed on Tuesday the successful separation of conjoined twin girls, after several surgeries. The twins were conjoined at the chest and abdomen,...

Chinese doctor helps improving health of Namibian populace

Chu Hailin, a 51-year-old Chinese doctor, based in Namibia is healing locals at the Katutura State Hospital Acupuncture Department in the country's capital, Windhoek. The...

Taking the risk out of accessing sexual health information online  

There are multiple online platforms when it comes to Sexual Reproductive Health-SRH information. Sexual reproductive health advocates say, the amount of misinformation on sexual health...

S.Africa medical students develop App for global competition

South African medical students from KwaZulu-Natal at the University of KZN have have presented to the World Health Organisation, a cellphone application designed to...

Immunization and surveillance help stop polio outbreaks in three African countries

Kenya, Mozambique and Niger curbed different outbreaks of vaccine-derived poliovirus over the past 24 months which affected 14 children. The World Health Organization the success of those countries in...

First Ebola relapse recorded in Congo outbreak, WHO says

Health officials in eastern Congo have documented the first relapse in the current Ebola epidemic, the World Health Organization said on Friday. The Ebola outbreak...

WHO: Low cost breast cancer medicine good news for women

The UN health agency has prequalified the biosimilar version of the medicine trastuzumab, which has shown high efficacy in curing early stage breast cancer and,...

Study: sub-Saharan Africa, south Asia have the least access to sanitation

New research from WRI Ross Center, Untreated and Unsafe: Solving the Urban Sanitation Crisis in the Global South, finds that, on average, 62% of sewage and...
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