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PhD STUDY EXPLORES KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT CAPABILITY IN NURSING CARE PERFORMANCE

Dr Olateju Ajanaku was awarded a PhD in Information Studies for her study on Knowledge Management Capability in Nursing Care Performance in selected Teaching Hospitals in South West Nigeria. The

NIGERIA’S MEDICAL BRAIN DRAIN: HEALTHCARE WOES AS DOCTORS FLEE

‘Brain drain’ impacting healthcare sector as most Nigerian doctors seek better work conditions and pay abroad. Abuja, Nigeria – In March, hundreds of Nigerian doctors gathered at a hotel in

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PEOPLE IN NIGERIAN PRISONS ARE TWICE MORE LIKELY TO LIVE WITH HIV

HIV prevalence in Nigerian prisons is twice higher than in general population, according to an assessment conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), under the leadership

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18 PEOPLE DIE FROM TUBERCULOSIS EVERY HOUR IN NIGERIA

By Kingsley Nwezeh and Kuni Tyessi Abuja — The United States Centre for Disease Control (US-CDC) has declared that no fewer than 18 people die in Nigeria every hour as

NYAOPE, THE DRUG EPIDEMIC IN SOUTH AFRICA

Golden Mtika, a crime reporter in Johannesburg with AFRICA EYE tells the story of Nyaope. The highly addictive heroin-based narcotic which sometimes contains HIV medication. This is a story of

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ARE SOUTH AFRICA’S PUBLIC HOSPITALS ‘OVERBURDENED’ BY FOREIGN PATIENTS?

With elections looming in South Africa the debate about migration is again hotting up. But do foreign nationals take up hospital beds meant for locals? South Africa’s health system was

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HOW A TODDLER ‘SINOXOLO HLABANZANA’  DIED AT BOSASA’S DETENTION CENTER

Bosasa bribed its way into contracts. Meet the four-year-old who paid the price. Irene Malumbu felt the handcuffs click over both her wrists. It had been a hot highveld day

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SHOULD NIGERIA EMULATE RWANDA AND BAN BLEACHING PRODUCTS?

In 2017, a 2002 survey by Zero Hg, Mercury Working Group which placed Nigeria second on a list of bleaching product consumption with a staggering 99 million users, underlining the

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FOUR REASONS THE HOOKAH PIPE IS ONE OF THE #THINGSTOAVOIDIN2019

Quitting smoking is one of the most popular resolutions for the new year. The following are reasons why it’s a good idea to throw away that hookah pipe. Hookah pipe

XENOPHOBIC DISCOURSE AND DISEASE

There continues to be widespread xenophobia in South Africa and some discourse has dangerous implications. When the Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, referred to overcrowding of hospitals by immigrants constituting