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20 Mar
Protesters clash with police in Jordan's capital Amman amid a second night of demonstrations against health restrictions, even as the country posted a record-high number of coronavirus cases.
17 Mar
As the world continues to battle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, health experts and several pharmaceutical companies have come up with vaccines to reduce the effects. Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has given a significant boost to the global fight and here are five key things to know about the controversial vaccine.
17 Mar
Cardiologist Marcelo Queiroga is set to become Brazil's fourth new health minister in a year. The country saw its worst week since the beginning of the pandemic.
4 Mar
DOCi is a platform for health services delivery that closes the accessibility gaps of traditional channels. DOCi mobile app link users to healthcare professionals in their localities in the process reducing travel and waiting times and address problems of access, unpredictable cost, service quality, and choice of provider.
17 Feb
If clustering of people is a key channel in the spread of the coronavirus, social distancing, wearing of facemasks, constant hand washing, and sanitising are therefore important for its control. But in Nigeria, compliance remains a huge concern. So, why are Nigerians not bothered despite the risk of fines and imprisonment for not wearing a mask in public?⁣⁣⁣
17 Feb
If clustering of people is a key channel in the spread of the coronavirus, social distancing, wearing of facemasks, constant hand washing, and sanitising are therefore important for its control. But in Nigeria, compliance remains a huge concern. So, why are Nigerians not bothered despite the risk of fines and imprisonment for not wearing a mask in public?⁣⁣⁣
3 Feb
The COVID-19 pandemic all over the world is exposing important weaknesses in health systems. Medical oxygen production and delivery have fallen short and Nigeria is not left out. Temie Giwa-Tubosun, Founder/CEO LifeBank on GuardianTalks talks about the oxygen bottleneck and the experience of LifeBank.
1 Nov 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.⁣
4 Oct 2020
Donald Trump's doctor offered a different account of the president's health to the White House chief-of-staff. The president has released a video saying he was better.
17 Sep 2020
Helium Health is advancing universal health coverage by providing a suite of full-service solutions for all healthcare stakeholders in emerging markets within Africa.
10 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.⁣⁣
27 Aug 2020
Africa's top health official says the continent has seen a 20% decrease in new cases over the past week. Africa has reported more than 1.2 million new cases, half of which were found in South Africa.

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