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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has assured the government and people of Sierra Leone of the UN's commitment to help Sierra Leone's fight against the Ebola disease. Addressing a press conference...
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2014/12/20 10:34
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Cape Town - Liberians were lining up to elect a senate on Saturday, in polls that were postponed for two months because of an Ebola outbreak that killed more than 3 300 people in the West African...
2014/12/20 10:08
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An over-the-counter painkiller could hold back ageing, research suggests. In laboratory tests, ibuprofen was found to extend the lives of worms and flies by the equivalent of about 12 years in human...
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Europe’s top court ruled on Thursday that obese people can be considered as disabled, but stopped short of saying that obesity was a condition that needed specific protection under European...
2014/12/20 06:22
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Some of the major health problems faced by women in developing countries are caused by "terrible" traditions that must be stopped, said the head of public health at the World Health Organisation...
2014/12/19 23:38
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Friday arrived in Liberia's capital Monrovia for a one-day official visit to assess the response to the Ebola crisis. The UN secretary general is leading an 18-member...
2014/12/19 17:07
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PHNOM PENH: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday ordered a probe into an apparent mass HIV infection believed to have been spread by contaminated needles, as the number of suspected cases...
2014/12/19 16:36
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The Hague - A Nigerian UN peacekeeper infected with Ebola and brought to the Netherlands for treatment has been cured, the Dutch authorities said on Friday. “The Nigerian patient who was admitted on...
2014/12/19 15:26
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United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon begins tour of Ebola-hit West Africa United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has arrived in Liberia on the first stop of a visit to Ebola-ravaged West African countries for...
2014/12/19 15:15
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Mozambique has legalised abortion, making it one of the few countries in Africa to allow women to terminate unwanted pregnancies. President Armando Guebuza on Thursday quietly signed into law a...
2014/12/19 14:18
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Million people wounded, diseases spreading in Syria - WHO Regular supplies of medicine fail to reach patients, according to the World Health Organisation. Displaced Syrian children stand in muddy...
2014/12/19 13:38
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Seeking to allay fears among people about adverse impact of electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation from mobile towers, an expert has said there is no convincing scientific evidence that the weak RF...
2014/12/19 12:29
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The African Development Bank's (AfDB) extremely rapid intervention in Mali after a first case of Ebola was detected has halted the spread of the epidemic in the country. "The AfDB support, both in...
2014/12/19 10:43
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SOME of the 235,000 obese people in the city and county could be classed as disabled as a result of a European court ruling. The European Court of Justice said obesity could be considered a...
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The Director, Port Health Services, Lagos, Dr. Alex Okoh, has appealed to air travellers to always cooperate with health officials at the airports in the screening process against diseases, including...
2014/12/19 08:29
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ALL the 570 health workers who were dismissed a year ago have been reinstated, Health Minister Joseph Kasonde has said. Meanwhile, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Zambia a yellow...
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THE Kenya Medical Research Institute has begun an Ebola vaccine trial in Kilifi. The first dose of the VSV Ebola vaccine was administered to a health worker on Wednesday at the Kilifi County...
2014/12/19 08:18
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Sierra Leone's leading doctor dies of Ebola Victor Willoughby contracted the virus after treating a man with organ-related problems. FILE:Guinean Red Cross workers wearing protective suits carry the...
2014/12/19 05:59
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The NGT received an e-complaint from a United States-based neurologist against disinsection of aircrafts, allegedly with cancer-causing pesticides while passengers are onboard Acting on an...
2014/12/19 04:28
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Infant formula body applauds new export labelling standardFriday, 19 December 2014, 4:45 pmPress Release: Infant Nutrition Council Press Release: 19 December 2014Infant formula body applauds new...
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