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First Of Open-heart Surgeries Performed In Limpopo, South Africa … heart stopped for 1hr. 45nins

First Of Open-heart Surgeries Performed In Limpopo, South Africa … heart stopped for 1hr. 45nins

  An open-heart operation performed by doctors in Limpopo, South Africa is set to be the first of many surgeries that will see the province reduce its number of patient referrals to other provinces. Reports say medical staff, led by Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Professor Marule Lucas Mohlala at Mankweng Hospital in Limpopo, performed the open-heart […]

Nigeria: Waterborne Disease Imminent In Kaduna As Taps Go Dry, … authorities Claim Ignorance

  For the past 2 weeks, residents in most parts of Kaduna Metropolis, Northwest Nigeria have been experiencing scarcity of water, the worst in recent times. Some of the residents now depend on among others, wells, while those who are lucky to have private water  boreholes close by, get a sigh of relief, though amidst […]

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Soft Loan For Small, Medium Private HealthCare Providers In Kenya

  Small and medium private healthcare providers can now access loans for the purchase of medical equipment by providing their MPESA /MTIBA statements. GE Health and Medical Credit Fund (MCF)-part of the Pharm  Access group- ) have entered into a partnership to enable small and medium private healthcare providers to access loans for the purchase […]

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2.5 million Children For Polio Vaccination In Kaduna, Northwest Nigeria

  About 2.5 milion children are expected to be vaccinated against polio in a four day Vaccination exercise which begins on April 13, 2019. It will be conducted from house to house, streets, markets, motor parks among others. A statement by the Kaduna State Coordinator, Journalists Initiative on Immunization Against Polio (JAP) Lawal -Dogara appealed […]

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Nigeria Sexual Reproductive Health: Preach Abstinence By Youths To Avoid Negative Consequences -Group

By Joseph Edegbo: Traditional and religious leaders as well as faith based organizations in Nigeria have been urged to tackle the challenges of sexual reproductive health by preaching abstinence among youths. This is to avoid the consequences, such as stigmatization, child abandonment, unsafe abortion and deaths especially among the adolescents. Participants including traditional and religious […]

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Family Planning: Use “Save One Million Lives” Fund To Boost Services – FHANI Tells Kaduna …hosts Media

  By Joy Gadani: In order to engage the media on the developments and issues surrounding Family Planning service programme, a media round table was held on Tuesday in Kaduna, Northern Nigeria. It was organized by an Advocacy group, Family Health Advocates in Nigeria Initiative, FHANI with participants drawn from various media organizations. Addressing the […]

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Surgical System: Ethiopian Regional Government  Launches Medical Oxgen Centre

  Committed to lifesaving medical treatment to millions of patients, Amhara Regional Government , the Ethiopian Government, General Electric Foundation  and Grand Challenges Canada have launched  Amhara Region Oxygen Centre. Located in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre will provide affordable and reliable medical oxygen to hospitals across the Amhara Region, bringing the […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Inaugurates Committee On Epidemic Preparedness, Response

  An Epidemic Preparedness and Response Committee have been set up in Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria to develop and oversee the implementation of the State epidemic strategic and action plans. The Committee is structured after the National Epidemic Preparedness Committee which emphasises a multi-sectoral approach. Inaugurating the Committee, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and Human […]

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