Chibuike Alagboso

March 24, 2017

Kenya: Kenya Needs to Up Its Game to Get TB Under Control

Kenya: Kenya Needs to Up Its Game to Get TB Under Control [The Conversation Africa] Tuberculosis is a global health threat. Newer tools to test for […]
March 24, 2017

Nigeria’s Environmental Health Council cautions officers…

Nigeria’s Environmental Health Council cautions officers… Nigeria’s Environmental Health Council cautions officers … uniformThe post Nigeria s Environmental Health Council cautions… Source: Nigerian Health Feed Read […]
March 24, 2017

South Africa: Latest Transmission Patterns for Drug Resistant TB Pose New Challenge

South Africa: Latest Transmission Patterns for Drug Resistant TB Pose New Challenge [The Conversation Africa] The emergence of drug resistant tuberculosis has resulted in scientists taking […]
March 24, 2017

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum The president demands a make-or-break vote on Friday on a new healthcare bill to replace Obamacare. Source: BBC […]
March 24, 2017

Africa: Global Fund and Inter-Parliamentary Union Sign MoU

Africa: Global Fund and Inter-Parliamentary Union Sign MoU [Global Fund] Geneva -The Global Fund and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) have signed a memorandum of understanding to […]
March 24, 2017

Ethiopia: Improving Nutritious Food Fortification Scheme

Ethiopia: Improving Nutritious Food Fortification Scheme [Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopians have a proverb that goes ‘An ear mumps on top of a goitre’ which literally means adding […]
March 24, 2017

…are hiding health hazards from oil spills in Nigeria

…are hiding health hazards from oil spills in Nigeria Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is … thousands of Nigerians are exposed […]
March 24, 2017

Ethiopia: PHE Underlines Integrated Efforts to Sustain Dev't

Ethiopia: PHE Underlines Integrated Efforts to Sustain Dev't [Ethiopian Herald] Population Health and Environment Ethiopia Consortium (PHE) said a coordinated institutional effort is crucial for achieving […]
March 24, 2017

South Africa: Tuberculosis Leading Cause of Death in 2015

South Africa: Tuberculosis Leading Cause of Death in 2015 [SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Tuberculosis remains the leading underlying natural cause of death in 2015, Statistics South Africa (Stats […]
March 24, 2017

Ethiopia: Sympathy a Cure for the Mentally Ill

Ethiopia: Sympathy a Cure for the Mentally Ill [Ethiopian Herald] Adanech Endale, a pseudonym, lived with mental illness in Dessie town of Amhara state. She suffered […]
March 24, 2017

Ethiopia: Nation Showing Progress On TB Treatment Breakthrough

Ethiopia: Nation Showing Progress On TB Treatment Breakthrough [Ethiopian Herald] Health Ministry announced that the tuberculosis prevalence rate has fallen below 50 % in the country. […]
March 24, 2017

…explains why Nigeria suffers from alarming rate | Health

…explains why Nigeria suffers from alarming rate | Health …malnourished children in Nigeria.Timothy told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that… The Country Representative, […]
March 24, 2017

Nigeria’s Swiss Pharma acquired by French company

Nigeria’s Swiss Pharma acquired by French company One of Nigeria’s major pharmaceutical companies Swiss Pharma, has been acquired by Biogaran, a French company HealthNewsNG is reporting that Biogaran, […]
March 24, 2017

Religious discrimination fuels 'crisis of insecurity' in Nigeria

Religious discrimination fuels 'crisis of insecurity' in Nigeria WASHINGTON, D.C.—Denial of religious freedom has fueled a “crisis of insecurity” and humanitarian tragedy in Nigeria, a scholar […]
March 24, 2017

Biogaran takes over Nigeria's Swipha to produce quality generic medicines for the local market

Biogaran takes over Nigeria's Swipha to produce quality generic medicines for the local market Swipha was the first Nigerian pharmaceutical company to obtain ISO 9001 certification […]
March 24, 2017

VC advocates family life, health education in schools

VC advocates family life, health education in schools Abel Olayinka, has stressed the need for Nigerians to acquire sound Family Life and Health Education (FLHE) to […]
March 24, 2017

Pepsodent Brand launches 'Little Brush Big Brush' campaign as it celebrates WOHD

Pepsodent Brand launches 'Little Brush Big Brush' campaign as it celebrates WOHD Pepsodent launches Little Brush Big Brush campaign as its celebrates World Oral Health Day […]
March 24, 2017

Zimbabwe: Women Using Colliery Mine Waste As Sexual Stimulant – Report

Zimbabwe: Women Using Colliery Mine Waste As Sexual Stimulant – Report [New Zimbabwe] A MINING rights lobby NGO says Hwange Colliery is exposing local women to […]
March 24, 2017

Rwanda: World TB Day – an Opportunity to Galvanise United Action to End the Disease

Rwanda: World TB Day – an Opportunity to Galvanise United Action to End the Disease [New Times] On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day celebration today, […]
March 24, 2017

Africa unites to tackle threat of polio

Africa unites to tackle threat of polio Over the next week, more than 116 million children in Africa will receive polio immunization More than 190 000 polio […]
March 23, 2017

We need to pay attention to suicide

We need to pay attention to suicide why we need to pay attention to suicide I know you’ve heard about the Doctor that jumped off the […]
March 10, 2017

Actress Stephanie Linus unveiled as UNFPA Regional Ambassador for Maternal Health

Actress Stephanie Linus unveiled as UNFPA Regional Ambassador for Maternal Health Actress Stephanie Linus unveiled as UNFPA Regional Ambassador for Maternal Health The United Nations Population […]
March 8, 2017

International Women’s Day: UNFPA set to unveil Regional Ambassador for Maternal Health in West & Central Africa

International Women’s Day: UNFPA set to unveil Regional Ambassador for Maternal Health in West & Central Africa International Women’s Day: UNFPA set to unveil Regional Ambassador […]
March 3, 2017

Jhpiego is hiring a Malaria Technical Advisor

Jhpiego is hiring a Malaria Technical Advisor Jhpiego is hiring a Malaria Technical AdvisorMalaria Technical Advisor needed to provide technical oversight in the design and day-to-day […]
March 3, 2017

UNICEF recruits lead consultants for intensifying adolecent HIV programming in Benue and Kaduna

UNICEF recruits lead consultants for intensifying adolecent HIV programming in Benue and Kaduna UNICEF recruits lead consultants for intensifying adolecent HIV programming in Benue and Kaduna […]
February 27, 2017

GE graduates two Nigerian social entreprenuers addressing maternal and child health

GE graduates two Nigerian social entreprenuers addressing maternal and child health GE graduates social entreprenuers addressing maternal and child health The GE healthymagination Mother and Child Programme has […]
January 28, 2017

Ethiopian former Health Minister, two others to contest for WHO Director-General

Ethiopian former Health Minister, two others to contest for WHO Director-General Ethiopian former Health Minister, two others to contest for WHO Director-General The World Health Organization executive […]
January 28, 2017

NCDC take proactive steps to combat Antimicrobial Resistance in Nigeria

NCDC take proactive steps to combat Antimicrobial Resistance in Nigeria NCDC take proactive steps to combat antimicrobial resistance The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, recently brought […]
January 28, 2017

8 ways HIV and Cancer researchers can collaborate for effective results

8 ways HIV and Cancer researchers can collaborate for effective results 8 ways HIV and Cancer researchers can collaborate for effective results This post first appeared […]
January 25, 2017

WHO set to elect new Director-General with five candidates shortlisted

WHO set to elect new Director-General with five candidates shortlisted WHO set to elect new Director-General with five candidates shortlisted The World Health Organization (WHO) is […]