Ebola and Health in Nigeria

Guinea Insurance grows premium by 6.7% in 2017 – WorldStage

Guinea forecasts 6.7 pct GDP growth for 2017Reuters AfricaCONAKRY May 27 (Reuters) – Guinea’s government has forecast gross domestic product growth of 6.7 percent this year, up from 3.8 percent in 2016 as the West African country recovers from an Ebola epidemic that killed thousands and hurt …

Professor Ibiyemi: Private universities too need TETFund grant

Ibiyemi noted that a private university, Redeemer, “that is yet to start academic programme in medicine, has rescued people from Ebola and Lassa fever through research fund provided by the World Bank. “Imagine how many of such rescues Nigeria will be enjoying if access to the TETFund research …

‘How Nigeria can overcome challenges of herbal medicine industry’

The main reason we don’t have a herbal medicines industry in Nigeria is because most people who should be in the pharmaceutical manufacturing … We have done some clinical work for NIPRIMAL, the anti malaria medicine, but the challenge with the one for Ebola is that you can only test it when there …

L’Afrique de l’Ouest anglophone a des raisons d’espérer !

Le Nigeria, première économie d’Afrique, sort enfin de la récession ; la croissance du Ghana se poursuit et les plus petits pays de la région connaissent une reprise après avoir subi les effets prolongés de l’épidémie d’Ebola de 2013 à 2016. L’Afrique de l’Ouest anglophone, qui s’étend de la Gambie à …

WHO backs creation of Regional lab for yellow fever, measles

It will be recalled that the during the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and monkeypox, samples were usually taken to Senegal where the WHO African Regional Laboratory is domiciled, for analysis and diagnosis. Even when laboratories in Nigeria analysed such samples, they are usually …

Chinese Dr. Fang Yuan Shares Dry Eye Genome Sequencing Discoveries

Kleyne pointed out that in Nigeria, people were being given one-and-a-third gallons of water to drink every day, and that the water was spiked with a spoonful of sugar and a spoonful of salt. The result was surprising. Outbreaks of Ebola were reduced and the spread of the disease was checked.

Patrick sawyer pictures

Ada Igonoh contracted Ebola in Nigeria after treating Patrick Sawyer, an American who died of the disease in Sierra Leone’s top Ebola doctor dies after contracting the virus while fighting the outbreak as Nigeria traces 30,000 patients who could have come into contact with U. Select Photos Insert …

THE LASSA FEVER EPIDEMIC

“We have had the largest outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria’s history in the first quarter of this year,” said Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer of the NCDC. “It is endemic in our environment and as long as there is rat, we will always have cases of Lassa.” Thus, unlike Ebola whose spread could …

The banality of politicised awards

His story is not likely to make it to Nollywood neither was he considered worthy of “Man of the Year” awards that circulated among the Nigerian political clique. Dr. Stella Adadevoh, the Amazon who checked Ebola’s pandemic in Nigeria, was practically forgotten during the Lagos at 50 anniversary.