Fighting Antimicrobial Resistance

[Times of Zambia] Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the development of resistance in a microorganism – such as bacteria, virus, fungus or parasite – or to an antimicrobial agent to which it was previously sensitive.

[Times of Zambia] Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the development of resistance in a microorganism - such as bacteria, virus, fungus or parasite - or to an antimicrobial agent to which it was previously sensitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Bringing Hope to Nigerian Mothers, Children

[This Day] Every day, Nigeria loses 2,300 under five children and 145 women of child bearing age, a statistics that makes the country second to the worst place in the world to give birth. But MTN Foundation, through its Yellow Heart Initiative, hopes t…

[This Day] Every day, Nigeria loses 2,300 under five children and 145 women of child bearing age, a statistics that makes the country second to the worst place in the world to give birth. But MTN Foundation, through its Yellow Heart Initiative, hopes to change this narrative.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Protesters Demand Korkoya’s Resignation

[Observer] National Elections Commission (NEC) Chairman Jerome Korkoya’s recent pronouncement setting December 26 as the date for the runoff election without having first cleaned up the Final Registration Roll (FRR) has provoked strong reactions from t…

[Observer] National Elections Commission (NEC) Chairman Jerome Korkoya's recent pronouncement setting December 26 as the date for the runoff election without having first cleaned up the Final Registration Roll (FRR) has provoked strong reactions from the public with calls from several quarters for his resignation or immediate dismissal.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Police Brutality

[This Day] It started like a rain drop and now it has become a tidal wave. The clamour for the scrapping of the Special Anti Robbery Squads (SARS) of the Police Force is increasing daily, with allegations against the die-hard squad members for alleged …

[This Day] It started like a rain drop and now it has become a tidal wave. The clamour for the scrapping of the Special Anti Robbery Squads (SARS) of the Police Force is increasing daily, with allegations against the die-hard squad members for alleged abuse of human rights, brutality, extortion, extra-judicial killings, connivance with criminals and insubordination to higher authority including the regular Police top echelon and the State Governments, wherever the squads are located.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Liberia Chairs 72nd UN General Assembly

[NEWS] Under the chairmanship of Liberia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Israel Davies, the UN General Assembly has adopted two draft resolutions in support of improving universal health coverage.

[NEWS] Under the chairmanship of Liberia's Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Israel Davies, the UN General Assembly has adopted two draft resolutions in support of improving universal health coverage.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senate Summons Elections Commission

[NEWS] Days after the announcement of a new date for the presidential run-off election by the National Elections Commission (NEC), members of the Liberian Senate have summoned the electoral body over the recommendations made by the Supreme Court.

[NEWS] Days after the announcement of a new date for the presidential run-off election by the National Elections Commission (NEC), members of the Liberian Senate have summoned the electoral body over the recommendations made by the Supreme Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberty Party Executive Backs CDC

[NEWS] Barely a day following the endorsement of Ambassador George M. Weah by J. Fonati Koffa, former Chairman of Liberty Party, another executive member of the party has followed suit.

[NEWS] Barely a day following the endorsement of Ambassador George M. Weah by J. Fonati Koffa, former Chairman of Liberty Party, another executive member of the party has followed suit.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Yedi, Nyentha Take HIV/Aids Campaign to Communities

[This Day] To mark the World AIDS Day 2017, Youth Empowerment Development Initiative (YEDI) and National Youth Network on HIV/AIDS Population and Development (NYNETHA), took campaign to four local governments areas in Lagos State- Lagos Mainland, Kosof…

[This Day] To mark the World AIDS Day 2017, Youth Empowerment Development Initiative (YEDI) and National Youth Network on HIV/AIDS Population and Development (NYNETHA), took campaign to four local governments areas in Lagos State- Lagos Mainland, Kosofe, Agege and Ajeromi, educating and informing the residents about HIV/Aids and prevention

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria