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3 years after Ebola, West Africa’s response to epidemics is on

Share this on WhatsAppThe West Africa Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control (ECOWAS-RCSDC)—the region’s response to managing and preventing epidemics—goes operational in Abuja on Wednesday, nearly three years after heads of regional governments approved it in 2015. The West African Health Organisation announced on Tuesday the centre will work with member states in the region to “assure the health ...

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Why it is dangerous to give your child medicine without prescription

Share this on WhatsAppIn this part of the world, it is common for parents both educated and illiterates to begin administering drugs to their children few days after birth which is against the conventional medical practice. Most of these drugs according to findings are usually not prescribed by paediatricians or qualified pharmacists. As gathered, the habit of using drugs for ...

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N21.7m fraud: Doctors beg court to quash charges

Share this on WhatsAppFive former executive members of the Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), standing trial over alleged N21.7m fraud, have prayed the court to quash the charges against them. Emmanuel Ighodaro (chairman) Anthony Owolabi, Quincy Atoghengbe, Raymond Ogieva and Oseremen Gabriel Ogbebor were arraigned before the state High Court on January 31 by the Economic ...

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