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Nigeria’s depleting fish stocks may pose a threat to regional security

Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood, King’s College London Sometime in the next year or two, #Nigeria will become the seventh country to reach a population of 200m or…

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Posted in General Healthcare News Hospital Care Nursing

To achieve universal healthcare, #Kenya must invest more in its nurses

Sharon Brownie, The Aga Khan University Nurses in Kenya are threatening to strike, protesting that the government had failed to increase their salaries in spite…

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Posted in Dental General Healthcare News Research

Researchers develop new method for identifying oral #cancer

SÃO PAULO, Brazil: In a discovery that may help the early identification of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), researchers in Brazil have found a correlation…

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Posted in General Healthcare News Nursing

What puts #children in #Ethiopia more at risk of being injured

Qingfeng Li, Johns Hopkins University Children in poorer countries are far more at risk of death and disability from injuries than their developed-world peers. These…

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Posted in General Politics Research

Human rights 70 years on: important victories as well as major misses

Henning Melber, University of Pretoria #Humanrights #AmnestyInternational According to Amnesty International, human rights continue to deteriorate. CIVICUS – an umbrella body for a global alliance…

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Posted in General Interviews Research Sex Education

#Sexual violence as a weapon of #war: why the #Nobel Prize for Peace matters

For ordinary women and men, peace is vital – as essential as air itself. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, the recipients of the Nobel Peace…

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Posted in Education General Hospital Care South Africa

South Africa’s children aren’t getting the mental health care they need

Mental health clinics exist in South Africa’s public health sector, but children with ADHD often never reach them. Shutterstock Renata Schoeman, Stellenbosch University #SouthAfrica #ADHD #Mentalhealth…

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Posted in Environment General Politics Research

#Madagascar : fear and violence making rain forest conservation more challenging than ever

Ranomafana National Park. LouieLea/Shutterstock Julia P G Jones, Bangor University People are too afraid to return to the village so they are sleeping in the forest…

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Posted in Education Environment General Healthcare News Research

How #African researchers are adding to deeper #knowledge about neutrons

iThemba LABS provides support for research and training to all universities. iThemba LABS Ntombizikhona Beaulah Ndlovu, iThemba LABS Matter is all around us. As human beings,…

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Posted in Doctors General Healthcare News Research Technology

One test to diagnose them all: #researchers exploit cancers’ unique #DNA signature

All cancers have a similar DNA pattern that differs from that of non-cancer cells. from shutterstock.com Abu Sina, The University of Queensland; Laura G. Carrascosa, The…

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