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14 Oct
Towards promoting medical research and development in alignment with national and states health priorities for the advancement of public health, the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research...
14 Oct
As part of efforts to reduce rising cases and deaths due to heart diseases in the country, the Nigerian Heart Foundation (NHF) has partnered with Nollywood stars to create more awareness on heart diseases...
14 Oct
Towards achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) before 2030, the Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), on the occasion of its one-year anniversary, plans to enrol no fewer than three million Lagosians ...
7 Oct
As part of efforts to celebrate Patients in Focus Week and Cancer Awareness Month, Pfizer has reiterated its commitment to churning out breakthroughs that change patients’ lives.
30 Sep
Scientists are in a race against time to develop better treatments for COVID-19 as several studies have confirmed that efficacy of vaccines wanes after six months and that people may need to be getting boosters every year.
16 Sep
Zero Waste, circular economy and sustainability will top the agenda of the second run of Zero Waste Berlin Festival, the organizers have announced.
12 Sep
Of late, the nation has been replete with sour tales wafting from every corner. Starting from widespread insecurity (occasioned by violent crimes- terrorism, banditry, kidnapping) to corruption, weakened economy, worsening human development index...
7 Sep
NASA confirmed Monday that its Perseverance Mars rover succeeded in collecting its first rock sample for scientists to pore over when a future mission eventually brings it back to Earth.
3 Sep
NASA's Perseverance rover succeeded in its second attempt to scoop up a piece of Martian rock for future analysis by scientists on Earth -- probably.
26 Aug
Researchers have raised fresh alarm on rising cases of heat-related deaths and illnesses. A new document from the United Nations has warned that at least one billion children in Nigeria and other countries, especially those in Sub Saharan Africa are most...
19 Aug
On June 26, 2021, a pregnant, haemorrhaging patient arrived at Asamankese Hospital in rural Ghana. The patient required four units of O+ blood, which was not stocked at the facility.
5 Aug
The African Pharmaceutical Forum (APF), the 5th Regional Forum of the International Pharmaceutical Forum (FIP), has called for a quick formation of an association of faculties of pharmacy in Africa to enable practitioners practise anywhere on the continent.
4 Aug
Scientists have provided explanations on why humans are never going to be able to live beyond 150 years of age. They developed an app to predict the maximum lifespan.

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, whose departure from the tech giant in 2020 followed revelations of an affair with an employee 20 years before, had already been warned in 2008 over emails to a female staff member that were deemed inappropriate. According to reporting by the Wall Street Journal that was confirmed to AFP by a…
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Premier League clubs have voted to temporarily block teams from striking lucrative deals with businesses that have links to their club's owners after the Saudi Arabia-backed takeover of Newcastle. The Guardian newspaper reported 18 clubs voted in favour of the ban at an emergency meeting on Monday, with Newcastle voting against and Manchester City abstaining.…
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North Korea fired a suspected submarine-launched ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday, the South's military said, the nuclear-armed country's latest advance in weapons technology and one that could give it a second-strike capability. The test came with both Koreas building up their weapons capabilities in what could become an arms race on the peninsula,…
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