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Compassion knows no borders: Chinese nurses awarded Florence Nightingale Medal

People Daily 08 Sep 2023
China News Service interviewed two recipients of the Florence Nightingale Medal this year, both of whom once engaged in medical assistance missions abroad ... One of her most unforgettable experiences was in 2015, when she volunteered to combat the Ebola outbreak with a Chinese medical team in Liberia, West Africa.

UGMC celebrates 5 years of operationalisation

Business Ghana 04 Sep 2023
The University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) last Friday climaxed its fifth anniversary celebration of operationalisation with a durbar and an awards ceremony. The founding directors, 150 staff and some individuals received awards for their dedication and service at the medical centre over the five-year period.

Sheila Teresa M. Thompson-Durieux

Standard-Speaker 21 Jun 2023
Sheila Teresa M. Thompson-Durieux, 78, of Hazleton died Saturday in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Born in Hazleton, she was the daughter of Josephine (Unis) Thompson and James Thompson ... In 1973 she volunteered with the Catholic Medical Mission Board in Liberia as a clinician, where she met Jean-Baptiste Durieux, the love of her life ... User Legend.

Indian drugmaker denies syrup exported to Liberia is toxic

Reuters 20 Jun 2023
Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said in an alert last week that samples of the Indian-made paracetamol suspension, Para Clear, exported to Liberia last year contained the toxin ethylene glycol ... "We plan to incinerate all the stock that came into Liberia," she said.

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.

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