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Pharmacists at a traditional Chinese medicine hospital in Nantong, east China’s Jiangsu province dispense medicines according to prescriptions of a kind of Chinese herbal tea which has proven effective on the prevention of COVID-19, March 5, 2020. Xu Peiqin/People’s Daily Online

Zimbabwe to open traditional Chinese medicine clinic

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Zimbabwe's largest referral hospital here has established a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) clinic and is applying for an official license to open, according...
Covid Infections

Japanese firm to start human clinical tests for COVID-19 medicine in 2021

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A biotechnology company in southwestern Japan said Tuesday it will start human clinical trials for a drug of treating COVID-19 in 2021. ...
Traditional Medicine

Zimbabweans seek traditional medicine amid pandemic

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With the costs for formal health care skyrocketing at the backdrop of an economic crisis that has seen inflation skyrocketing to more than 700...
Plant Medicine

Tanzania warns against random use of medicines to cure COVID-19

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Tanzanian health authorities on Sunday warned people against random use of different types of medicines in the hope that they can cure the COVID-19...
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Traditional Chinese medicine plays vital role in Zhejiang’s epidemic prevention, control

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By Li Zhongwen, Dou Hanyang Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is achieving great effects in treating the novel coronavirus pneumonia patients in China. By Feb. 18, TCM...

Wood fuel, a hazardous option for the rural poor

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Affordability is an important issue when discussing access to modern energy systems in rural Ghana. Traditional use of open fires and poorly functioning woodstoves...

Sports Medicine Workshop Takes Place in Sub-Saharan Region

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Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (GCPS), in collaboration with the America College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), has ended a four day lectures and...
Portuguese trainees learn TCM therapies at the China-Portugal TCM Center at the hospital attached to Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nanchang, capital city of east China’s Jiangxi province. Opening ceremony of the center was held on May 16, 2017. (Photo from People’s Daily Online)

Chinese Traditional Medicine Gets World Approval

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Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has gained wider acceptance around the world, Wang Guoqiang, head of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, said in...
Drugs

Kenya bans on counter sale of medicine with codeine

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Kenya on Tuesday banned on the counter selling of medicines that contain codeine to help minimize the risk of overuse and addiction. Fred Siyoi, the...

Increase Use Of Antibiotics Given Rise To Untreatable Infections

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The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has called for the responsible use of antibiotics in view of the alarming increase in the development of...

KNUST Chalks Success in Veterinary Medicine

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The Veterinary Council of Ghana has appealed to the government to resource the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Veterinary...
healthcare

Critical Care Specialist Ask Gov’t To Prioritize Child Health

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Dr. John Adabie Appiah, Critical Care Specialist at the Pediatric Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), the nation’s second largest referral facility,...
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Medical Students Schooled On Image Branding

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Students of the Accra College of Medicine (ACM) have been schooled on image branding to enhance their proficiency in the medical field and also...
Court

Professional Painter Imprisoned For Robbery

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Abdul Rahman Mohammed, a professional painter, was on Wednesday sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment in hard labour by an Accra Circuit Court for robbery...
Medicines Sellers

China donates medicine to South Sudanese children hospital

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The Chinese Embassy in South Sudan on Wednesday donated a batch of medicine and medical equipment to the Al-Shabbah Children's Hospital in the capital...
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HIV/AIDS is not Curable by Herbal Drugs – Ghana AIDS Commission

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Dr. Angela El-Adas, Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission, has said that the country is yet to find a cure for the deadly...
pharmaceutical

Health Professionals Urged To Focus On Patient Safety

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Mr. Isaac Adupong, Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) has reminded health professionals that selling of expired or almost...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines Recaps Performance For 2016

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Mr Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, recapping the Airline’s performance in 2016, said: “2016 has been an exceptionally challenging year for the African...

Chinese Authorities Release White Paper on TCM

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The Chinese government published its first white paper on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) on Tuesday, detailing policies and measures on TCM development and highlighting...
Elephant

Why the elephant almost can’t get cancer

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"Anti-aging medicine is not about stretching out the last years of life. It's about stretching out the middle years of life... and actually compressing...
AFP/File / Amer Almohibany Smoke billows following reported air strikes by Syrian government forces in the eastern Ghouta region, a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus, on February 17, 2016

Damascus given food and medicine aid

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A humanitarian aid convoy, organized partially by the UN, is heading to an area near the capital Damascus for the first time since the...
Medicines Sellers

FDA, GHS table for debate medicine and food surveillance plans

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The meeting, which was under the auspices of the FDA, also discussed Food Borne Disease Surveillance, now a primary issue in health delivery. Mr Eugene...
drugs

Paying close attention medication and their side effects

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The World Health Organisation at its 1978 Conference in Soviet Union produced the Alma-Ata Health Declaration, which was designed to serve governments as...
Namibia

Namibia health sector launches system to monitor and manage medicine stocks

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The launch of the system which is called 'Pharmaceutical Information Dashboard' took place on Thursday in the capital Windhoek. The system will...

African Women Suffering From Endometriosis

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Even though the prevalence of endometriosis (severe menstrual pains) is well documented in women living in developed countries, studies on the prevalence of the...
Bakoto Kinteh in a rice field at the Juffureh dyke in The Gambia. ActionAid partner ADWAC built the dyke to reclaim the fields from climate damage. Photo: ,Jane Hahn/ActionAid

Agriculture training should be more attractive – Prof. S.C. Fialor

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“You would know how to drive a tractor by the time you finished an Agriculture degree in my time due to lower numbers but...
Scientists In Ghana

Scientists find two antibody cures for Ebola-infected monkeys

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The MIL77E cocktail was based on one of the most promising Ebola drugs, a three-antibody cocktail called ZMapp, which cured a number of foreign...
Roshi Motman, CEO of Tigo Ghana

Tigo CEO tops all on executive talent index

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Roshi Motman, the CEO of Tigo Ghana has been ranked number one on Sweden?s prestigious list of 100 exceptional business leaders across the world. The...
Phizer

US gives approval for cancer drugs by Pfizer

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Merck and Pfizer today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted avelumab*, an investigational fully human anti-PD-L1 IgG1 monoclonal antibody,...

Understanding BPH as a professional

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Most of the health talk centered on prostate cancer later ends up on prostate gland enlargement, whilst some believe that all men will get...