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1 in 10 Malaria drugs are poor quality – Study finds

Substandard medicines more prevalent than fakes in world’s most malaria-burdened country A rigorous analysis of more than 3,000 antimalarials purchased in Enugu, Nigeria found 9.3% to be of poor quality, according to new research published in PLOS ONE. Researchers found 1.2% of the samples to be falsified and 1.3% to be degraded,

500,000 kenyan women sterilized

Catholic Church released a report stating approximately 500,000 women may never bear children after being injected with a contaminated tetanus vaccine in 2014 Catholic Church claims in its final report that the anti-pregnancy HCG hormone, was laced in the vials from the October tetanus vaccination drive. Kenya’s Parliament mandated a joint

8 Foods You Should Never Attempt to Eat

  There are so many foods on the market right now that promote “healthy”, “low fat”, and “sugar-free”, but in reality these foods can much worse than the regular products. These products contain additional additives that are supposed to mimic the flavor of the real thing. When something says “organic” or

World Cancer Day – February 4th

The World Cancer Day will be observed on 4 February with renewed pledge to combat and control the disease. The 2015 theme of this day is ‘Not Beyond Us. The purpose of the day is to highlight solutions that exist and take a proactive approach in the fight against cancer

5 Quick Facts about Cancer

You probably hear a lot of conflicting information about cancer. There seem to be so many opinions about what causes it, who is at highest risk, and how you can beat it. Which ones are facts and which are myths? Some of the truths behind common misconceptions about cancer may

Mali Is Now Ebola-Free

Mali is officially Ebola-free after going 42 days without reporting a new case, according to the World Health Organization. The country’s Health Minister Ousmane Kone made an announcement during a national broadcast on Sunday night. During his speech, Kone heaped praise on the country’s health workers and Malian authorities for “weeks of intense

10 warning signs that may mean you have diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disease, and it’s the one that can sneak up on you without causing symptoms that really get your attention. It’s called “the silent killer” for a reason. It’s quite likely that millions are people are living their lives without knowing

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