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Day: July 3, 2019

School of Health Technology Jega Best in North West – Provost

School of Health Technology Jega Best in North West – Provost

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The newly upgraded College of Health Science and Technology Jega, in Kebbi State has been adjudged the best in North West part of the country. Its provost, Alhaji Aminu Muhammed Dakingari disclosed this in an interview with Caliphate Trust. He said: “In the next five years we will rank among the best in the country. Presently the institution is the best in the North West our performances have proved this.” He added that the school has highly qualified teaching staff. “Many of them are have postgraduate degrees and are studying for their PhD. In every examination we get nothing less than 90 percent success,” he said. He said because of its upgrade from the School of Health Technology to College of Heath and Technology it would need more academic staff, classrooms, hostels, lecture theat
Why we Need Strong Regulatory Systems to Reach Universal Health Coverage – WHO

Why we Need Strong Regulatory Systems to Reach Universal Health Coverage – WHO

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In recent months regulators across many countries have recalled dozens of medicines to treat high blood pressure because they were found to contain potentially cancer-causing impurities. These medicines (including valsartan, losartan, Irbesartan) are commonly prescribed globally and came from different manufacturers. The impurities were due to changes in the manufacturing process. A little less recently, in 2014, in the Ituri district of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, several people, 60% of them children, became sick after taking a medicine believed to reduce shivering and fevers from malaria. It turned out the medicine contained haloperidol, an antipsychotic substance used to treat schizophrenia. Investigators found that the tablets people had been taking contained 13 mg ...