HEALTH

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The Need for Big Pharmaceutical Plants In Africa

Africa’s health systems were creaking even before the Covid-19 pandemic and the cause was the continent’s low capacity...

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Lagos State Govt. Unveils New Policy Guidelines On Abortion

Days after the US supreme court overturned Roe v. Wade, the historic 1973 ruling that affirmed the constitutional...

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Professor Femi Soyinka, Wole Soyinka’s Younger Brother, Dies At 85

The Soyinka Family of Ake/Isara, Ogun State, has announced the passing of their father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother,...

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THE INCREDIBLE DR. O

In a very rare encounter, BLACKWASH Publisher,  Oludare Sorunke had a sit-down with a medical doctor and polymath...

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ASUU strike has worsened drug abuse – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Friday in Benin blamed the increasing rate of drug abuse in...

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U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Hit New Record in 2021 with 108,000 Lives Lost: CDC Report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2021, the United States saw a 15% increase...

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African Journalists Interview Bill Gates On His New Book; How to Prevent The next Epidemic

Microsoft founder and philanthropist, Bill Gates believes we can prevent another pandemic from killing millions of people and...

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Shisha smoking banned in Cameroon

Cameroon has banned the smoking of shisha pipes, saying it poses a health risk to the mostly young...

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WORLD BANK PRESS RELEASE: Global Community Steps Up with $93 Billion Support Package to Boost Resilient Recovery in World’s Poorest Countries

$23.5 billion in donor contributions to IDA, World Bank fund for the poor WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2021 – The World Bank today announced a $93 billion replenishment package of the International Development Association (IDA) to help low-income countries respond to...

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Prof. Adeoye Lambo (1923-2004)

Prof Thomas Adeoye Lambo, OBE (March 29, 1923 – March 13, 2004) was a Nigerian scholar, administrator and...