Medicine

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 4th, 2014
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By Somuyiwa Samuel Values are foundational beliefs and principles that guide human behaviour; they are the fundamental elements that determine a man’s action and compromise per time. Our value system describes what is important and meaningful to us. It is the measure of what we stand for and the chec...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 9th, 2013
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Doctors always think anybody doing something they aren’t is a quack; also they think all patients are idiots Flannery O’Connor Fejiro Oliver When the gods wish to kill a man, they first make him mad; an unfortunate theatrics that is about and will happen to graduates of MBBS, fondly called doctors in...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 4th, 2013
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Amira Agarib An Ethiopian maid who was allegedly tortured and burnt by a Morrocan woman has undergone cosmetic surgery at Al Qasimi Hospital. The 23-year-old had many burns on her body when she was brought to the hospital, where she told staff that she was working as a housemaid with an Arab family a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Mar 7th, 2013
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By Ameh Comrade Godwin , dailypost   Residents of Malumfashi local government area of Kastina state were on Tuesday thrown into confusion following the mysterious birth of a baby with two heads by a 19-year-old housewife, Zainab Dahiru. It was gathered that the weird and horrible looking baby was del...
By IndepthAfrica
In Miscellaneous
Feb 9th, 2012
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Conjoined twin girls who were abandoned by their parents because they could not afford their care have been given new hope of surgery and returning home to their family. Veena and Vani, eight, were born joined at the head, but their parents left them in their local hospital in Hyderabad, India becaus...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 6th, 2011
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An anguished father has told how his maimed son is lying in agony in a desperately overcrowded Tripoli hospital after being terribly injured by a grenade. Rashid Ahmed says the hospital is so busy that it is difficult to find doctors to care for Abdel, 15. The boy was injured by a grenade which was [...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 4th, 2011
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Suddenly a vehicle screeched to a halt in front of Tripoli’s central hospital and we heard a woman’s screams as a young boy was rushed past us in the arms of a group of men and carried into the emergency rooms. I later found out his name was Wadir, but he would always be the […]...
By benim
In Europe
Feb 11th, 2011
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‘Unlicensed medical practitioner’ sought for administering silicone injection which killed Claudia Aderotimi Transgender woman suspect ‘well known’ in Philadelphia and believed to have had similar procedure during sex change Tip off came after police raided home of ‘fixe...
By benim
In News
Jan 20th, 2011
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Overcrowding and lack of resources were contributing factors to the death of six babies at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg last year, according to a report released on Thursday. “This tragedy has occurred against a background of a neonatal unit that has been under severe pressure for a ...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Jan 13th, 2011
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New data shows that as the death toll in Nigeria is falling, the percentage of deaths that happen in the first month of life is increasing. Newborn deaths now make up 28% of all deaths under five years compared to 24% two years ago. Six out of 10 mothers give birth at home without access […]...