Health

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Urges Ministers To Meet Acting President

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has learned a good lesson from past and so has restricted his access to only three aides in a London room. Even his ministers and government officials are not allowed to visit him. Buhari is currently in London under a health vacation for medical checkup and Professor Yemi Osinbajo is the acting president in Nigeria. He ...

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Mozambique Bans Zimbabwean Poultry Import As Measures Against Avian Flu Outbreak

Mozambique has temporarily banned import of all the birds and their derivatives from Zimbabwe following avian flu outbreak in the Zimbabwean province of Mashonaland East. The Zimbabwean authorities have destroyed about 715,500 chickens as a necessary measure. National Veterinary Directive (DINAV) of Mozambique announced the ban lately saying it covers domestic poultry, day old chicks, wild birds, hatching eggs, fresh ...

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Zambian Town Of Kabwe Is World’s Most Toxic Town; Cleaning Has Begun

Kabwe, zambia

Some 100km north of Zamibian capital Lusaka is Kabwe town and it is news frequently for bad reason. It is the world’s most toxic town. Brains and other organs of people living there have been almost damaged due to mass lead poisoning. Children have also continued to be poisoned every day. Environmental health expert at New York University, Prof. Jack ...

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Nigerian President Buhari Leaves For London For Health Checks

Nigerian President Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has again left the country to London for a “follow-up medical consultation” with his doctors there, said presidency spokesman Femi Adesina. She added the doctors in British capital would decide when the president would return back to Nigeria. In his last visit the 74-year-old spent nearly two months while his death rumors circulated widely in the ...

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John Magufuli Expels UNDP Head Awa Debo For Bad Relation With Colleagues

UNDP Head Awa Debo

Head of the United Nations Development Programme in Tanzania has been expelled by the government citing her poor relations with colleagues resulting with less efficiency in providing adequate services. A press statement released by the Foreign Ministry revealed Ms. Awa Dabo’s bad relations with colleagues have hampered the activities of UNDP in Tanzania. The ministry further added to be asking ...

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Malawi, Kenya, Ghana Selected For Malaria Vaccine Test: WHO

malaria vaccine test

Malawi, Kenya and Ghana have been selected by World Health Organization (WHO) to test the world’s first malaria vaccine. The injectable vaccine project will begin in 2018 in the three African countries where children in hundreds and thousands have been at risk of death due to malaria. According to WHO regional director for Africa the vaccine will be able to ...

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Doctors Selected For Kenya To Serve Tanzania Public Hospitals

tanzania doctors

Following the U-turn of Kenya not to hire foreign doctors, Tanzania has announced to be employing the shortlisted 258 doctors and 11 health officers in its public hospitals. Kenya was supposed to hire 500 doctors from the country to help shortage of health workers and also work as a backup to the public hospitals amid long strike of doctors. Kenyan ...

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