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  United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a challenge for all 13.3 million U-Reporters in Africa to help get vaccines to the unvaccinated. This...

AATF’s Glowing Tribute To Dr. Kyetere, Outgoing Executive Director

‘Our success comes from the support and collaboration of many partners’ were the words of the founders of AATF in 2003 during its conceptualisation...

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Climate Change: Water Scarcity May Displace 700 million People By 2030 – Report

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Scientists Discover Over 140,000 Virus Species In Humans

  Scientists have identified over 140,000 species of virus living in the digestive system of humans, more than half of which they say have never...

Food Security: Nigeria, Kenya Lead in Gene Editing Technology Application

  AU wants member states to accommodate emerging technologies in laws Nigeria and Kenya have been singled out as two countries in Africa that have taken...

Zimbabwean Doctors Seek Government’s Approval To Treat Covid-19 With Ivermectin

Doctors in Zimbabwe have made a formal appealed to the country’s government for permission to use Ivermectin to treat Covid-19 patients, asserting the drug...

Nigeria Has An Indigenous Vaccine Candidate – Health Minister

  To begin vaccines roll out in March Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that Nigeria has an indigenous vaccine candidate for which...

Smart Watches Can Detect COVID-19 in Users – New Research

  Smart watches and other wearable devices that measure signs like the heart rates of users, skin temperature and other physiological markers can predict whether...

Health Technology Firm Unveils Latest World-Class Scientific Research Lab In Nigeria

  Renowned health technology company, 54gene, has opened its newest laboratory where human whole genome sequencing and a variety of other scientific investigations could be...

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