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Malaria: 400, 000 died, 3.2 billion at risk-WHO

….needs $8.7 billion annually to fight disease

World Health Organisation, WHO yesterday said 400, 000 persons died of malaria disease in 2015, even as it said 3.2 billion persons were at risk of been killed by the disease. 325 more words


B.C. declares public health emergency after significant increase in drug overdoses

In 2015, there were 474 illicit drug overdoses in B.C., marking a 30 per cent increase in just one year.

At this rate, B.C. could see an astounding 700 to 800 drug overdose deaths this year, according to Provincial Health Officer Dr. 420 more words


Federal Government plans to focus on Health policy of Women in Sports

The minister of health, Professor Isaac Adewole has said gender mainstreaming into National health agenda policies remains the Federal Government core change agenda. 174 more words

Vic Health Minister Jill Hennessy: No Risk In Vaccinating

There Are No Risks In Vaccinating Your Children – Vic Health Minister

Victorian Health Minister says that there are no risks in vaccinating your children and that you should seek advice from a GP not a quack on the internet.  441 more words


First DHB funded Sativex

A post from MZaNZ:

BREAKING NEWS: First Patient in NZ Successfully funded for Sativex by DHB

A woman who may have otherwise died from her regular severe seizures has been granted approval for medical marijuana funding.

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Lassa Fever In Abuja?

A suspected Lassa fever patient died on Friday evening at the State House Clinic in Abuja after bleeding from various parts of his body.

The young man, whose name could not be immediately ascertained was said to have been sick for about two weeks, before he was rushed down from Kaduna to the clinic where he gave up the ghost. 196 more words