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WACCBIP and partners win DELTAS grant for research and training of PhD students, postdoctoral fellows

Joy Online 13 Apr 2023
The WACCBIP DELTAS II will be implemented with partners at the institutional (West African Genetic Medicine Centre and Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research), regional (Medical Research Council unit, The Gambia, University of Liberia, University of Lagos and University ...

Kidron-area church's pancake breakfast to benefit missions across Wayne County & beyond

Wooster Daily Record 03 Apr 2023
All proceeds will go toward Sonnenberg Mennonite Church outreach, benefitting several area-based missions like Camp Luz (152 Kidron Road) and others that help regions beyond Wayne County like Bridge of Hope in Liberia and the Orrville-based CAMO (Central American Medical Outreach), which has worked to benefit Honduras.

Hugo Broos bullish about Bafana’s Afcon chances

Business Day 19 Mar 2023
Broos has reason for such optimism, not least that due to Fifa’s expulsion of Zimbabwe 67th-ranked SA’s progression to Ivory Coast 2023 from Group K rests on two matches against 150th-ranked Liberia in which four points will clinch the deal ... Even Broos must know that getting past Liberia to a Nations Cup will constitute no form of arrival.

Why 70 percent of the world’s maternal deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa

Vox 17 Mar 2023
Women are not dying of diseases we cannot treat,” said Angela Gorman, the founder and outgoing CEO of Life for African Mothers , a nonprofit that provides medication and training to midwives in countries like Cameroon , Liberia, and Sierra Leone ... “The scientific and medical ...

First African immigrant to serve in Colorado legislature shares her story

Fox31 Denver 21 Feb 2023
DENVER (KDVR) — When we talk about Black History in America, we are typically referring to the contributions and achievements of Black people born here in America ... "Her fiancé was executed in Liberia and my mother almost had a nervous breakdown. And we — she came on a medical emergency leave to the U.S." ... You will go to college," Ricks said ... State Rep.

COLUMN: Celebrating Black History Month

The Lawton Constitution 16 Feb 2023
After graduation, she attended Cornell University Medical College, joined the Peace Corps, and worked in Sierra Leonne and Liberia ... When Susan Smith McKinney-Steward graduated from the New York Medical College for Women as the valedictorian in 1870, just five years after the ...

Nigeria declares Lassa fever emergency

Anadolu Agency 02 Feb 2023
Lassa fever is an acute viral disease transmitted by common African rodents and endemic in African nations, including Nigeria, Sierra Leon, Guinea and Liberia, according to medical experts. .

Liberia: Medical and Dental Council Gets New Chairperson

All Africa 28 Jan 2023
The Liberia Medical and Dental Council (LMDC) was established in 2010 by an act of the ...

Relatives of Ailing Liberian Musician, Educator Prof. Jones Dopoe Make SoS Call for Advanced Medical Treatment

All Africa 25 Jan 2023
Monrovia -- Relatives celebrated Liberian cultural icon, folklorist and educator, Prof. Jones Dopoe are calling on the Liberian Government and the public for financial support to enable him seek proper medical treatment in Liberia ....

Liberian President inaugurates 'Emirates Hospital' in Gbarpolu county

Urdu Point 04 Jan 2023
The establishment of the hospital in Gbarpolu county will strengthen Liberia’s health sector and offer medical services to the people, he added ... as it will provide high-quality medical services to over 500,000 people living in rural areas in Liberia and Sierra Leone,” he said.

Turner Imaging Systems’ SMART-C ® Humanitarian Mission in Liberia

Maryville Daily Forum 04 Jan 2023
Turner Imaging Systems, a leader in advanced X-ray imaging technologies, has partnered with LifeBridge Sinai Hospital in Baltimore to provide a SMART-C® mini C-arm system for a humanitarian mission in Liberia ... Timothy’s Government Hospital in Liberia, West Africa to perform complex orthopedic cases on underserved patients.

They Said Female Genital Mutilation Was Banned. But Girls Are Still Falling Victim.

Vice 14 Dec 2022
MONROVIA – Women and girls in Liberia are still being forced to undergo horrific female genital mutilation procedures despite a newly imposed nationwide ban, human rights groups say. Nearly one third of girls in Liberia are subjected to FGM, a violent procedure in which all or part of the clitoris is cut off.

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