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Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Monday said that India aims to eliminate dreaded vector-borne disease kala-azar by 2015.
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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that Nigeria's health sector seems to be at a standstill as the three major health-related Millennium Development Goals have not been met.
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By EMMANUEL OKOLIE AGBOR-THE number of people turning to dog meat for its undocumented health and spiritual benefits is snowballing, compelling sellers to open road side joints where they butcher and sell the meat, fresh or cooked.
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A health worker measures a patient's temperature at the Connaught Hospital, which has suffered the loss of medical workers in the past from the Ebola virus, in Freetown, Sierra Leone on August 29, 2014.
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A handheld device that performs a range of chemical tests and transmits the results for remote analysis through a standard mobile phone call could be commercially available within 12 months.
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Using just a drop of blood, researchers can run tests to detect the mosquito-borne disease within minutes.
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Scientists here have pioneered a new technique to detect malaria, possibly from the first onset of the disease, even before symptoms surface.
Newly developed test can identify sickle cell disease in minutes and could be used in rural clinics around the globe This is a capillary tube showing a positive test for sickle cell disease.
Lagos - In a statement accompanying the new 2014 health workforce factsheet and scorecard , Rotimi Sankore Editor of Afri-Dev.Info commended the efforts of the health sectors in Ebola affected countries but cautioned that: "A key reason why the World Health Organisation and leading health groups have warned that the epidemic will take months to ... (more)
Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were on Monday admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said.
On 30 August 2014, Senegal's Ministry of Public Health and Social Affairs provided WHO with details about a case of Ebola virus disease announced in that country on 29 August.
A quick method detects by-products of the parasite's growth in the blood and is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests A device that fits on a table can diagnose malaria infection by detecting a by-product of the parasite's growth in the blood.
Liberian health workers carry the body of a man that they believe died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia.
EBOLA CITIES: A health worker in Sierra Leone checks the temperature of a child at an Ebola checkpoint on the road between Kenema and Freetown.
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Over the past several decades, malaria diagnosis has changed very little. After taking a blood sample from a patient, a technician smears the blood across a glass slide, stains it with a special dye, and looks under a microscope for the Plasmodium parasite, which causes the disease.
They just want to draw public esteem. But isn't motive similarly tainted in other donations? And doesn't ALS promotion also help other charities, not just donors? Talk against donors' narcissism is silly.
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