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Tue,22Jul2014

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ECOWAS ministers concerned about vast unmanned borders but vow to contain Ebola outbreak

Photo©ReutersWest African health ministers have agreed a coordinated approach to tackle the increasing cases of ebola in the region.

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Fake corned beef rock Ghanaian market

Ghana's regulatory and control systems have once again been shunted into the spotlight after it was revealed that a fake corned beef product has found its way onto market, endangering the health of oblivious consumers.

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Drugmaker GSK to invest $200 million in African factories

Photo©ReutersDrugmaker GlaxoSmithKline plans to invest up to 130 million pounds ($216 million) in Africa over the next five years as it bets on the importance of the continent in driving long-term demand for medicine.

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Health: Africans hit the gym

Photo©ALEXANDER JOE/AFPFrom exclusive facilities that only the elite can afford to workouts on beaches and in parks, fitness is the new chillin'.

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Uganda: HIV positive nurse injects her blood into child

Photo©Melissa. FlickrUgandans have questioned the safety of their health facilities after an elderly Ugandan nurse was charged with allegedly attempting to inject her HIV infected blood into a newly born baby.

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Deadly jiggers outbreak hits Uganda

A new outbreak of jiggers in rural Uganda has killed several people in in the last two weeks.

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