Let’s do more on children’s rights, welfare

Let’s do more on children’s rights, welfare

By MANIZA ZAMANMore by this Author We are approaching an important anniversary this November. Thirty years ago, world leaders made a historic commitment to the world’s children by adopting the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) — an international agreement on nurturing and protecting childhood. This has helped transform children’s lives around […]

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BCW Introduces BCW Eventus, A Holistic Offering Serving Global Sporting Events

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, today introduced BCW EventusTM, an end-to-end offering from the BCW Sports practice that brings marquee global sporting events to life for governing bodies, host cities, brand sponsors, commercial partners and fans. “Major sporting events are a fantastic platform for communicating exciting, emotional […]

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Fakih IVF Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The center is offering Breast Cancer patients services to help preserve fertility  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 October 2019, (AETOSWire) : In support of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Fakih IVF Fertility Center seeks to reach out to all women battling the disease by helping preserve their fertility and fulfill their dream of starting a […]

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I will conquer breast cancer despite the odds

I will conquer breast cancer despite the odds

By JOAN THATIAHMore by this Author Jane Frances, a 53-year-old lecturer, was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago. The cancer altered her life forever. As she fundraises for yet another surgery, she talks about survival, hope and acceptance. “Five short years ago, I was seeking self-actualisation; I had gotten right to the top of […]

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What are European Health Insurance Cards and can I use my EHIC after Brexit?

What are European Health Insurance Cards and can I use my EHIC after Brexit?

TRAVELLING to Europe after Brexit could result in a number of changes for Brits, particularly when it comes to the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). So far most EU countries will not honour the EHIC if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal. Here is what you need to know. 3 The card may not […]

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Our lives aren’t cheap, let us invest in health

Our lives aren’t cheap, let us invest in health

By LUKOYE ATWOLIMore by this Author Recently, we discussed what is going on in the continent. Meeting as scientists involved in mental health research, education, and care, we found ourselves confronted by many questions. One of the questions tackled was on the kind of care that is acceptable for our people in the context of […]

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Pharmacists play key role in safe medicines

Pharmacists play key role in safe medicines

By EMMANUEL MULAAMore by this Author According to the World Health Organisation, access to health products and technologies (HPTs) is one of the six building blocks of a well-functioning health system framework. And medicines form the bulk of these HPTs. They must be of assured quality, safe, efficacious and cost-effective. This is in line with […]

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Professor who inspired me to pick breast as my speciality

Professor who inspired me to pick breast as my speciality

By Yusuf K. DawoodMore by this Author Although we have left Dewsbury, there is one more incident I want to mention because it happened there, and it is relevant to today’s column. In April 1958, I was due to finish one year in Dewsbury and planned to appear for the final fellowship examination scheduled for […]

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