Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th April 2018

Senate passes National Health Insurance Bill 2019. PharmAccess, others advocate PPP in health care. Reducing Maternal Deaths Through Community Collaborations. Rotary International donates N2.1bn to fight polio. UNICEF Engages Kwara Govt. On Intervention Programmes For Children. FG Sets Guidelines for HIV Self Testing. Bode: With Comprehensive Expansion, LUTH will No Longer Refer Patients. FG probe panel recommends NHIS boss sacking, board’s dissolution. FMC Makurdi records first successful knee replacement surgery. NMA Seeks to Incorporate ICT in Health Care Delivery. READ ALL THE STORIES HERE Share this: source: https://nigeriahealthwatch.com/top-ten-news-items-on-health-19th-april-2018/

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Africa: Earth Day – Colonialism’s Role in the Overexploitation of Natural Resources

analysis We are currently experiencing the worst environmental crisis in human history, including a “biological annihilation” of wildlife and dire risks for the future of human civilization. The scale of that environmental devastation has increased drastically in recent years. Mostly to blame are anthropogenic, or human-generated factors, including the burning of fossil fuels like coal and oil. Other industries like gem and mineral mining also destroy the world’s ecological sustainability, leading to deforestation and the destruction of natural habitats. Much of this traumatic exploitation of natural resources traces its origins…

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My Eye Opening Exploration of South Africa’s Townships

There is nothing as amazing like traveling around and discovering that you are in a place that shares different cultures, but understand what being an African mean. Stepping in the grounds of Africa was something I have always wanted to do and discover from my point of view. Hearing how beautiful and unique this place is, is just beyond amazing; if not breathless. Having the opportunity of traveling across the globe in seeing what you have always wantedto see. I for one don’t think there could ever be a continent…

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