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BILL GATES AND ALIKO DANGOTE SUPPORT POLIO ERADICATION EFFORTS IN NIGERIA

In meetings with leaders, Gates and Dangote emphasized the need to eradicate polio, strengthen routine immunization, and improve primary health care. A unique group of people gathered last month in

NIGERIA SPENDS 5 TIMES LESS PER PERSON ON HEALTHCARE THAN SOUTH AFRICA – NOT 7

A major national daily said that South Africa spends seven times more per head on healthcare than Nigeria. But the latest available data shows the difference has narrowed. The Nigerian

NIGERIA FACES MYSTIFYING SPIKE IN DEADLY LASSA FEVER

It’s the worst Lassa fever outbreak ever recorded in Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization. “In January alone there were more cases [203 suspected cases] than during the whole

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ENTERPRISE POLONY IDENTIFIED AS A SOURCE OF SA LISTERIOSIS OUTBREAK

Polony and products from an Enterprise Foods factory in Polokwane‚ Limpopo‚ are the source of the world’s largest outbreak of listeria, Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, announced on Sunday. More

NIGERIA SET TO VACCINATE 25 MILLION PEOPLE, ITS BIGGEST YELLOW FEVER CAMPAIGN EVER

24 January 2018, Abuja – The Government of Nigeria will launch a mass vaccination campaign to prevent the spread of yellow fever on Thursday (January 25) with support from the

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MORE THAN 20,000 BABIES BORN ON NEW YEAR DAY IN NIGERIA, BUT MANY WILL NOT SURVIVE TODAY

As you ring in New Year 2018, keep this thought in mind: some 20,210 babies will be born in Nigeria on January 1, according to the United Nations Only India

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DEPUTY MINISTER GODFREY OLIPHANT OPENS ONE-STOP SERVICE CENTRE IN KURUMAN, NORTHERN CAPE

The One Stop Health Service Centre is aimed at providing integrated services to both active and ex-mineworkers where TB and occupational lung disease assessments, as well as administrative services for

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GAUTENG HEALTH DEPT TASK TEAM NOT A POLITICAL STRUCTURE – AARON MOTSOALEDI

JOHANNESBURG – Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says that a task team roped in to help run the Gauteng Health Department will focus on critical areas, including skills development. The four-member

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SOUTH AFRICA WARNED TO BE ON HIGH ALERT FOR ‘BLACK DEATH’ PLAGUE

Johannesburg – South Africa is one of nine countries which have been warned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to be on high alert for the “black death” plague. The

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WHAT TO DO IF YOUR MAN IS A SEX ADDICT

There’s a growing list of sexual assault allegations. Harvey Weinstein, 65, has been fired from his production company and his wife has left him. So reports that he is about