The World Health Organization (WHO) has prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critical step that will help speed up its licensing, access and roll-out in countries most at risk of Ebola outbreaks. This is the fastest vaccine prequalification process ever conducted by WHO. Prequalification means that the
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced a scheme to lower the “overly expensive” price of insulin. The UN agency wants other drug companies to produce generic versions of insulin, which it will then test. Since its discovery in 1923, the price of insulin has risen in America from $1 (78p)
Irked by increasing incidences of suicide in Nigeria, one of the leading betting companies in the country, Bet9ja has called for increased awareness and treatment as well as social support for people with mental disorders with a view to making the society a better place for all. Making the call
A recent report on family planning revealed that there has been an improvement in the use of modern contraceptive among women in Nigeria. The report released by the Family Planning 2020 partnership (FP 2020) on Monday revealed that over 6.5 million women in Nigeria are using modern methods of contraception.
The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has warned health workers participating in the routine immunization campaigns against collecting tips from residents. Obiano gave the warning during the one-day Sensitisation/Engagement Meeting for Measles Second Dose (MSD) Vaccination held on Monday in Awka. Dr. Nnamdi Uliagbafusi, Head of Department, Immunisation and
A scientist, Roy J. Levin of Sheffield University says he knows why women have clitoris. which appears to be dedicated to their pleasure. Roy J. Levin made this known in his paper titled ‘The Clitoris – An Appraisal of its Reproductive Function During the Fertile Years: Why Was It, and Still
The United Kingdom says it will support the vaccination of more than 750 children in a minute against polio in developing countries around the world totalling an annual 400 million children. The spokesperson for the Department for International Development, DFID in Nigeria, David Smith said: “The Secretary of State announcement