• Call to close gaps in prevention and treatment

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling on the global health community to urgently address significant gaps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria. Despite dramatic declines in malaria cases and deaths since 2000, more than half a million lives are still lost to this preventable disease each year.

  • Meningitis in children — a very serious disease

    Shoumen (not a real name) is a three years old breast feed baby who is properly vaccinated with a history of age appropriate

  • Beauty & the beast-3

    We have been talking about anger management for last two weeks. Here goes the last part.

  • New oral iron chelator for Thalassaemia

    Recently United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Jadenu, a new oral iron chelator formulation for chronic iron

  • Niger meningitis: Schools shut to curb outbreak

    All schools in and around Niger's capital, Niamey, have been shut until Monday because of a meningitis outbreak that has killed 85 people this year, reports BBC.


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