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Merck announces 2016 winners and calls for applications for the 2017 Hypertension Award to mark “World Hypertension Day”

Merck aims to build hypertension experts platform across the globe through call for 2017 Hypertension Award applications to mark World Hypertension Day  Merck (www.MerckGroup.com), a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials, marks Wednesday’s World Hypertension Day with the announcement of the 2016 ‘Merck Hypertension …

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Sokoto spends N1.2b on SDGs

Danjuma James, Sokoto Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has stated that Projects worth N1.2 billion have been executed under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in six local government areas of Sokoto State. He stated this at the flag-off of distribution of materials, drugs and motorcycle under SDG/CGS 2015 local government …

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APC leader, Bisi Akande, urges prayers for President Buhari’s health; Warns against anarchy, disorder of a “monumental proportion “

The founding National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, has urged Nigerians to pray fervently for President Muhammadu Buhari’s health. “The health of the leader is intricately intertwined with the health of the Nation. It is more so in a delicately fragile Union of Nations called …

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World Immunization Week: Save the Children mobilises stakeholders for effective coverage in Gombe

 As part of activities marking the World Immunization Week for 2017, Save the Children International has charged stakeholders in Gombe State on the need for a more enhanced participation and continuity of the immunization programme in the State. Save the Children’s Advocacy and Communication Officer in the Gombe field office, …

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World leaders recommit to ending neglected tropical diseases, citing remarkable progress since 2012

Governments and private donors pledge US$812 million around five-day summit in Geneva; World Health Organization releases data showing medicines to prevent NTDs reach nearly a billion people each year GENEVA, Switzerland, April 19, 2017/ — This week, leaders from governments, pharmaceutical companies and charitable organizations convened at a five-day summit …

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