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Breaking News: Ebola reported in Africa's biggest city
 
Posted by: Robert Weller

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-26 10:15:38 -0700 | health-news

A Liberian national has died of ebola in Lagos, with a population of 21 million the continent’s biggest city. Nigerian health officials confirmed the man, Patrick Sawyer, had contracted ebola. Hundreds of people, including heath workers, have died of Ebola...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Nde :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-25 08:03:58 -0700 | health-news

Oldest near-death experience ever reported is discovered inside an 18th century medical text A French medical record from Paris in 1740 was found to include the oldest known reference to a near-death experience (NDE) in a patient The book was...
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Source: All Africa

Ibadan :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-25 06:18:58 -0700 | health-news

Ads by Google The First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, said there was the need to urgently address universal access to cervical cancer prevention and treatment in Africa. Jonathan said this at the 8th conference on "Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate...
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Breaking News: Ebola Virus In Nigeria Possible, Health Officials Test Liberian Man In Lagos
 
Source: International Business Times

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-24 15:08:11 -0700 | health-news

The deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever may have reached Nigeria, local health officials say. A Liberian man in his 40s is currently being tested for the virus in the capital city of Lagos, which is home to 21 million people, according to...
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Source: All Africa

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-23 00:45:17 -0700 | health-news

Ads by Google Home entertainment and equipment manufacturer, Royal Philip is planning to reclaim its position in the Nigerian market where it has operated for over 60 years. To do this, the company is going extra mile, using a familiar...
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Source: Africa Headlines

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-22 02:46:41 -0700 | health-news

During her tenure, she led high-profile campaigns against ineffective drugs in the Nigerian marketplace, winning international acclaim and numerous accolades in the process. Yet despite Akunyili and other campaigners building widespread attention and momentum about fake and substandard medicines,...
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Source: Daily Nation

Ishara :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-21 21:52:29 -0700 | health-news

The Lancet medical journal, which published the results of the probe. The analysis by a team of international researchers tracked the rate of new infections, deaths and numbers of people living with HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in 188 countries over...
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Source: Taiwan News

Obi :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-21 10:14:22 -0700 | health-news

Taipei, July 21 (CNA) Taiwan-based OBI Pharma announced Monday that its phase 2/3 stage clinical trial for a therapy for metastatic breast cancer, designated OBI-822, has met the goal of collecting 342 patients.
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Source: NewKerala

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-21 06:52:04 -0700 | health-news

His work helped to establish the safety and effectiveness of treating patients with multiple antiviral drugs, which is now standard. In 2000, Lange helped launch the non-profit PharmAccess Foundation to bring anti-retroviral drugs to sub-Saharan Africa, where the HIV epidemic...
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Source: Zee News

Kano :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-20 18:36:03 -0700 | health-news

A cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria's Kano State has killed six people and infected scores, the state health commissioner said Sunday, although a local charity put the toll higher. "Six people died out of the 46 cases recorded," Abubakar Labaran...
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Source: BBC

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-16 16:24:31 -0700 | health-news

It said the number of new HIV infections and deaths from Aids were both falling. However, it called for far more international effort as the "current pace cannot end the epidemic". And charity Medecins Sans Frontieres warned most of those...
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Source: Japan Times

Kaduna :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-15 17:07:24 -0700 | health-news

One of my most persistent memories of my friend Dr. Albert Sabin, who developed an oral vaccine against poliomyelitis (polio), was when we'd meet after one of my health-related missions overseas his questions about the polio situation in the country...
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Source: All Africa

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-15 04:24:47 -0700 | health-news

Ads by Google document Testimony of Sarah Margon Washington Director, Human Rights Watch The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations July 10, 2014 "Human Rights Vetting: Nigeria and Beyond" Mr. Chairman, Ranking...
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Posted by: Success Uchime

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-14 23:37:39 -0700 | health-news

Respite Comes for Diabetics Great relief has come for diabetic patients who have before now suffered untold hardship as a result of no lasting treatment of the scourge. Diabetes has remained a deadly and devastating disease, which has killed millions...
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Source: NewKerala

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-13 07:38:00 -0700 | health-news

The Pakistani companies plan to achieve this by establishing hospitals and partnering with Nigerians to establish pharmaceutical companies, Pakistan's High Commissioner to Nigeria, Muhammed Saleem, has said. "We are also looking at having joint ventures in opening up hospitals.
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