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REVEALED: Why some people are attractive to mosquitoes and others are not

  Ever wondered why two people could be in the same room and one complains of mosquito bites but the other does not? Well, a...

Deadly viral disease similar to Ebola breaks out in Uganda

An outbreak of a ‘lethal virus’ - Marburg - clinically similar to Ebola with no known cure has broken out in Uganda, health chiefs have announced. The virus...

A killer plague is ravaging Madagascar — and it could spread to nine African countries

  The plague in Madagascar — "the deadliest and most rapid form of plague" — suspected by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to be Pneumonic, could spread...
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QUESTION: Will Nigeria ever abide by AU’s ‘Abuja Declaration’ on health?

  A healthy population is truly the best insurance to help the economy thrive. This was the main premise of the 2001 Africa Union 'Abuja Declaration'. One...

Meningitis: More Vaccines For Nigeria

The additional 820,000 doses of the meningitis C conjugate vaccine was donated by the UK government to the WHO and is currently on its way to Nigeria.

How Aid Agencies Avert Humanitarian Tragedy In North East

Interventions by international aid agencies and non governmental organisations are the reason why there is no humanitarian catastrophe in the North East By Tajudeen Suleiman Every...
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How Health Council Can Take Tobacco Control To States

As the National Council on Health meets in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, it is anticipated that major issues confronting Nigerians and particularly the...

2017 Budget: FG Fails To Cater For Malnourished Nigerian Children

By Chikezie Omeje The hope of saving many Nigerian children suffering from hunger and malnourishment next year may have been dashed with no provision made...

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One year after Taliban takeover, Afghanistan plagued by repression, hunger

EXACTLY one year ago, August 15, 2021, the Taliban took over Afghanistan, promising to bring peace to the country...

Regulatory Commission inaugurates gas flare commercialisation team

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has inaugurated a 12-member gas flare commercialisation programme team to steer the...

Kenya: William Ruto wins presidential election amid controversy

KENYA'S Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has declared candidate of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), Deputy President William...

Pro-Health policy journalism fellowship offers reporting grants

GATEFIELD Impact is accepting applications for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship.  The program will provide participants with the skills necessary to...

Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...
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