Over 12 Million Infants Worldwide Did Not Receive Vaccinations in 2016

 About 1 in 10 infants worldwide did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the most recent WHO and UNICEF immunization estimates. This means, critically, that 12.9 million infants missed the first dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP)-containing vaccine, putting them at serious risk of these potentially fatal diseases. Additionally, More...

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By admin On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

BASF Introduces New Class of Insecticide For Malaria Prevention

Independent trials in Benin, Burkina Faso, Tanzania and Ivory Coast have proven the efficacy of Interceptor G2 and Sylando 240SC against local insecticide-resistant mosquitoes WHO recommendation for game-changing More...

By admin On Sunday, July 9th, 2017

Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea on the rise, new drugs needed – WHO

Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea – a common sexually-transmitted infection – much harder, and sometimes impossible, to treat. “The bacteria that cause gonorrhoea More...

By admin On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

More efficacious treatment for cystic fibrosis on its way – FIP

We are a step closer to a better treatment for patients with cystic fibrosis. New research presented on the 22nd of May, 2017 at the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress More...

By admin On Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Malnutrition, thirst and disease threaten lives of millions of children in north-east Nigeria and South Sudan

The welcome announcement of an end to famine conditions in South Sudan this week should not distract from the fact that severe food insecurity continues to put the lives of millions of children at risk in north-east More...

By admin On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Nigerian’s Sweat TB Test Nominated for Innovation Prize for Africa 2017

Nigeria’s Olanisun Olufemi Adewole Sweat TB Test was nominated along 9 others for the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA), to be awarded in Accra, Ghana on 18th July 2017. Innovators from nine African countries More...

Bwari Area Council immunises 140,273 children
By admin On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

WHO DG-Elect Welcomes New Funding For Polio Eradication

World Health Organization Director-General elect, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has welcomed contributions and pledges of US$1.2 billion for the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The pledges were made at the More...

By admin On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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AHAPN Hails WHA’s Election of Ghebreyesus, as WHO DG

Says it’s The Triumph of Objectivity Over Sentiments Tasks FG On The Review of Act 10 of 1985 THE ELECTION OF DR. TEDROS ADHANOM GHEBREYESUS AS THE DIRECTOR GENERAL OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION – A TRIUMPH More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017

WHO Gets A New DG – Dr Tedros A. Ghebreyesus

Members states of the World Health Organization (WHO) have elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of WHO. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia and More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Merck announces 2016 winners, calls for applications for 2017 Hypertension Award

Merck aims to build hypertension experts platform across the globe through call for 2017 Hypertension Award applications to mark World Hypertension Day Merck (www.MerckGroup.com), a leading science and technology More...