Health

Pakistan To Benefit From Kuwait’s Ban On Indian Fruits’ Import

Kuwait’s ban on fruits and vegetables imported from India would be beneficial for Pakistan, a top official associated with the country’s trade and industry body said on Sunday. Waheed Ahmed, the vice president at the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), explained that exports of fruits and vegetables from Pakistan to Kuwait would consequently […]

Chinese Experience In Organ Transplantation Appreciated At World Health Assembly

The ongoing 71st World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva on Thursday shows high appreciation for the value of China’s model and experience in organ transplantation. The WHA meetings focused on the universal coverage of organ transplantation, with delegates from China, Spain, Russia, Uruguay and Qatar sharing their experience and ideas on the topic. Huang Jiefu, […]

U.S. Government Releases Malaria Report, Showcasing Progress, Outlining Challenges In Nigeria

By Innocent Onoja The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), today released its twelfth annual report, documenting progress across its programs, including Nigeria. In 2017, the United States, through PMI, worked with partner countries to […]

15-yr-old Girl With Chronic Eating Disorder Emerges Winner Of Miss Amazing Pageant In Chicago

Fifteen years old Anna Hankins from Mississippi, United States, who suffers from Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), a rare genetic disorder that caused her to be overweight has been crowned pageant queen. Anna was crowned queen in the Miss Amazing contest in Chicago, Illinois, a pageant that celebrates girls with disabilities. Despite her condition and the unwanted […]

‘400 Million Condoms Used In Nigeria Annually’

Nigerians use over 400 million condoms annually, a Non-Governmental Organisation, the Society for Family Health, has said. The managing director of the group, Bright Ekweremadu, disclosed this during the launch of Flex condom in Lagos on Tuesday, reports Punch. Mr. Ekweremadu lamented that the 400 million condom consumption “could fall below expectation based on the […]