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Nigeria, others benefit from Africa drug counterfeiting battle

Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 17 countries across Africa, is partnering with Sproxil to combat the counterfeit drug market in Africa.  Sproxil’s Mobile Product Authentication™ (MPA™) solution allows consumers to verify product genuineness within seconds through a text message. Airtel will offer this service absolutely free to its users and not charge for any SMS based verification. ...

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Cerebrospinal Meningitis alert in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has alerted members of the public to the dangers of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) and urged them to report any suspected case to the nearest public health facility. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who made the disclosed, that CSM is a dangerous and a life-threatening disease that affects the thin layers of the tissue ...

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Funding, innovation critical in fighting malaria -African leaders

Significant progress is being made in scaling up malaria control efforts and the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA), an alliance of 43 African Heads of State and the African Union working to end malaria-related deaths on the continent, says Africa is better prepared to defeat malaria now than at any other time in history. During the African Union Summit, President ...

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