ATLANTA … The Carter Center has reported an 83 percent reduction of Guinea worm disease in 2015 from the 126 cases reported in 2014, the greatest single percentage reduction in human cases in the history of the global campaign. Officials… Read More ›
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced two new partnerships today to add resources and cutting-edge technologies to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB). Janssen, the pharmaceutical arm of Johnson & Johnson, announced a $15-20 million pledge as… Read More ›
By Alpha Bedoh Kamara India’s capacity and capability in targeting growing healthcare burden through innovative interventions and providing affordable medicare for developing nations has bridged the healthcare gap in the world. Healthcare industry is growing at a tremendous pace owing… Read More ›
Lassa is a hemorrhagic fever—in about 20% of cases, it causes internal bleeding, vomiting and diarrhea. It’s found in West Africa, in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria, and spreads to people through infected rats indigenous to the area, and contact with bodily fluids from infected individuals.
It seems a war that was fought at ‘least 25 million years ago’ between Ebola virus and bats has its full intensity on African soil, causing thousands of casualty and affecting millions of residents in the three Mano River Union… Read More ›
Highlights of the Report by WHO Region “WHO’s first ever global estimates of foodborne diseases find children under 5 account for almost one third of deaths” WHO African Region The WHO African Region was estimated to have the highest burden… Read More ›