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Oxford University scientists gave babies trial TB vaccine ‘that did not work on monkeys’

Oxford University is embroiled in an ethics row after scientists were accused of questionable conduct over a controversial trial of a new vaccine on African babies. Professor Peter Beverley, a former senior academic at the university, complained that scientists planned to test a new tuberculosis vaccine on more than a thousand infants without

Nigerian Doctors Seek Jobs Abroad

For decades, Nigeria's health sector has been characterised by a disturbing degree of deterioration due to neglect by successive administrations. Indeed, the sector is now near a total collapse with very little hope of revival. Indeed, that President Muhammadu Buhari continues to be treated abroad for his health challenges is a

Red Alert! Ebola confirmed in Congo, Kenya issues warning

According to the World Health Organization on Sunday, May 14, a second case of Ebola was confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Eugene Kabambi the spokesman fro WHO in Congo spokesman said health officials were currently trying to trace 125 people believed to be linked to the identified cases

Attend The Advantage Healthcare India Event In October

Advantage Healthcare India 2016 (AHCI 2016), the 2nd edition of International Summit on Medical Value Travel is being jointly organized by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India, Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) & Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) with support

Remembering Mandela!

At AHM, we are celebrating World Mandela Day. This infographic provides information about the most celebrated African in history. Mandela not only fought against social injustice, but also contributed to creating awareness for diseases such as HIV/AIDS which still plagues Africans to date. Today, we celebrate Mandela. Source: BestMSWPrograms.com

Untested medicines pose risk as healthcare fees balloon in Zimbabwe

By Ray Mwareya In May, Anna Muwa, 31, entered a clinic in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe second capital, to give birth, but failed. The hospital needed $US70, sanitary pads, water bucket, and a soft razor to cut the baby's umbilical cord. "I walked out and delivered my baby in a bedroom. My grandmother supervised

CAMEROONIAN WOMEN SPEAK OUT AGAINST “BREAST IRONING” CUSTOM

  In Cameroon, “breast ironing” is a custom in which various objects are heated and placed upon the budding breasts of a pre-teen girl in an attempt to halt development and in turn make her less attractive to men. Parents have continued this tradition usually performed by other family members or community healers for years, fearing

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