Reducing hepatitis-related deaths
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), viral hepatitis exists in five forms - A, B, C, D and E. It is transmitted via bodily fluids, or, in the case of A and E, through food or drink contaminated with faeces.
Europe's medicine watchdog okays preventive AIDS pill
Europe's medicines watchdog said Friday it has recommended the licencing of the first-ever AIDS prevention pill for the European Union.
WHO adopts four approaches to end AIDS as global summit begins
Determined to end the Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by 2030, the World Health Organization (WHO) will today at the International AIDS Conference ...
NIMR probes rise in sudden deaths
I came to the Institute six years ago with my vision to restructure and repositioning NIMR because before now little was known about NIMR and also little was known about what the institute does.
Nigerian wins Innovation Prize for Africa 2016 with urine malaria test
A Nigerian, Dr. Eddy Agbo, over the weekend emerged as one of the three winners of the Innovation Prize for Africa, winning the Special Prize for Social Impact with innovative healthcare solution to address Africa’s prevailing malaria burden.
Thabo Mbeki: Africa’s philosopher-king
Thabo Mbeki’s dozen weekly letters between January and April 2016, trying to justify his actions as South Africa’s president between 1999 and 2008, were largely pedantic, petty, and petulant ...
NACA inaugurates Procurement Committee for 2016 capital projects
Prof. John Idoko, at the event, which was held at NACA Headquarters in Abuja, said the inauguration of the procurement planning committee is in pursuant to part V, section 21(1) of the public procurement act of 2007.
Nigerian Navy renders free medical services, mosquito nets to Borno IDPs
Ibas spoke on Monday in Maiduguri, while flagging of the medical rhapsody and free medical services to over 25, 000 displaced persons at the Dalori II resettlement camp.