Canada Supports Ground-Breaking Malaria Treatment Program in Sub-Saharan Africa
... and over 12.5 million doses of anti-malarial medication. As the international community nears the deadlines for the Millennium Development Goals and abuja
Targets, PSI stands ready to accelerate the scaling up of these interventions to increase and sustain malaria control activities in 32 malaria endemic...
Bed net usage increases, but 90 million African children still exposed to malaria
...f a young African child dying. When African heads of state met in 2000, the abuja
Declaration stated that they would work towards protecting 60% of their vul...ublished data from 40 African countries which shows that at the time of the abuja
meeting in 2000 just over 3% of Africa's young children were protected by a...
Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case
...e and blindness, according to the allegations. Pfizer denies the charges.
The Nigerian federal government filed a similar lawsuit on June 4 in abuja
for almost seven billion dollars (5.2 billion euros) in damages against the US drug firm.
But the government's case suffered an early setback ...
Pfizer Says Nigeria Gave Approval for 1996 Drug Test
...he said the company would defend itself against the suits during the next hearing.
The Nigerian federal government filed its suit on June 4 in abuja
for almost seven billion dollars in damages against the US drug firm, while Kano is asking for 2.5 billion dollars.
The federal suit comes up ...
Africa Challenged To Produce Its Own Generic Drugs
...rsal treatment access for people living with the diseases on the continent. The leaders, in demonstration of their renewed commitment, had adopted the abuja
Call for Accelerated Action Towards Universal Access to HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Services.
The document lists six goals (to be achieved ...
South Africa: Nigerian Man Treated for Lassa Fever
... ward," said departmental spokesperson, Vusi Sibiya.
According to the department's Chief of Operations Dr Abdul Rahman, the patient was flown from abuja
in Nigeria on Monday, for treatment of suspected malaria or septicaemia.
"Following tests Lassa fever was diagnosed and he was immediately admitte...
Review of Reversal of Spread of Diseases in Africa
...nd with 13 per cent and 12 per cent respectively and Kenya trailing at 7 per cent.
The heads of state are only expected to recommit to the unmet abuja
targets as well as an accelerated response to the Aids pandemic. However this was beset with difficulties owing to insufficient resources to increase ...
WHO declares Tuberculosis – ‘An Emergency’ in Afrca
...for Africa, Dr. Luis Gomes Sambo. “Urgent and extraordinary actions must be taken, or else the situation will only get worse and the TB targets in the abuja
Declaration and the Millennium Development Goals will not be achieved."
TB is second only to HIV/AIDS as a cause of illness and death of adults i...