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Arthritis: JKUAT Don’s plant medicinal properties discovery honoured

Arthritis: JKUAT Don’s plant medicinal properties discovery honoured

By PATRICK AMUNAVI A Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) researcher has received honour from the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) for her scientific research and invention efforts that offer hope to patients with arthritis. KIPI feted Dr. Christine Ong’ayo Wangia, a senior lecturer who teaches in the School of Pharmacy, Department of

WHO moves to contain Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak

  The World Health Organization has scaled up its response to an outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria, which has spread to 17 states.  and may have infected up to 450 people in less than five weeks. In a statement released to the press Tuesday, the WHO said nearly 450 suspected cases were reported, of

The African Global Health Leaders Fellowship launched to support the future of health in Africa

The Centre on Global Health Security at Chatham House, the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute and the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) announced Tuesday in Geneva, Switzerland the establishment of the 2018-2019 African Global Health Leaders Fellowship. The fellowship supports the development of the next generation of public health leaders