Monday, 19 February 2018

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Nigerian doctors separate conjoined twins

Nigerian doctors separate conjoined twins

A baby girl conjoined with an unresponsive twin has survived after surgeons carried out a successful separation in the northern Nigerian city of Bauchi. Seven surgeons, doctors an ...

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The Ecobank Foundation commits US$ 750,000 to help eradicate malaria in Mozambique

The Ecobank Foundation commits US$ 750,000 to help eradicate malaria in Mozambique

As part of its partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Ecobank Foundation is donating US$ 750,000 to the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to ...

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Somaliland ‘bans female genital mutilation’

Somaliland ‘bans female genital mutilation’

The self-declared republic of Somaliland's government has issued a fatwa, or religious edict, banning female genital mutilation and promising to punish violators, the Voice of Ame ...

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6 cooler weight loss resolution tips

6 cooler weight loss resolution tips

Just get real and set yourself some easily attainable goals for the year ahead on the journey towards being a healthier person. Come on, just start with a few small steps and in 2 ...

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Adesina calls for immediate action over global malnutrition

Adesina calls for immediate action over global malnutrition

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has called for urgent action from stakeholders over the deepening crisis of global malnutrition. Adesina made the call as he jo ...

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Fasting is good for you – Why?

Fasting is good for you – Why?

There are many reasons why people do intermittent fasting. While most may do it for religious reasons, others are persuaded by the desire to lose weight or the belief that it deto ...

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MSF fights cholera in the DRC – 17000 treated

MSF fights cholera in the DRC – 17000 treated

Cholera outbreak is regular in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Year after year, the “disease of the dirty hands” crosses new thresholds of spread, making the DRC the most ...

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Merck Foundation commits to long term partnership with Government of Tanzania

Merck Foundation commits to long term partnership with Government of Tanzania

Merck Foundation commits to long term partnership with the Government of Tanzania. During the high-level meeting between Her Excellency Vice President, Dr Samia Suluhu Hassan and ...

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Kenya is first in Africa to get latest generic AIDS drug

Kenya is first in Africa to get latest generic AIDS drug

Kenya is the first African country to start using a generic version of the latest AIDS drug that can improve and prolong the lives of tens of thousands of people who suffer severe ...

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Kenya put on high alert as FAO announces outbreak of deadly tilapia virus

Kenya put on high alert as FAO announces outbreak of deadly tilapia virus

Countries importing tilapias including Kenya have been put on high alert following a highly contagious disease spreading among the farmed and wild fish species. The deadly fish di ...

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