Professor Randall Johnson of the Nobel Commitee, right, speaks during a news conference in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday Oct. 7, 2019. The 2019 Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to scientists Gregg L. Semenza, Peter J. Ratcliffe and William G. Kaelin Jr. receiving the award jointly for their discoveries of "how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability". (Pontus Lundahl/TT via AP)
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Three get Nobel Medicine prize for learning how cells use oxygen

STOCKHOLM — The 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to scientists William G. Kaelin, Jr, Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their discoveries of “how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability,” the Nobel Committee announced Monday. The discoveries made by the three men “have fundamental importance for physiology […]

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Ghana Health Service and Partners launch polio vaccination campaigns in Ghana

The Service intends to carry out round one of the campaign from September 25 to 28 in all districts in the Northern, North East, Savanna, Upper East and Greater Accra Regions GENEVA, Switzerland, September 12, 2019/ — The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has launched series of vaccination campaigns against polio outbreak to prevent the spread […]

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Ghana at The 2019 World Water Week

The program was organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) under the theme “Water for society: Including all COPENHAGEN, Denmark, September 10, 2019/ — Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources led Ghana delegation to the 2019 World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, from 25th – 30th August 2019. The program […]

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Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) joins letter to Pope Francis urging focus on human rights during Mozambique visit

Human rights and freedom of expression organizations sent an open letter to Pope Francis yesterday, on the eve of his three-day visit to Mozambique NEW YORK, United States of America, September 4, 2019/ — The Committee to Protect Journalists and 14 other human rights and freedom of expression organizations sent an open letter to Pope Francis yesterday, […]

Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health, holds a press conference in Halifax on Friday, October 28, 2016. Strang says he and colleagues from across Canada are on alert as health officials in the U.S. continue to investigate nearly 200 cases of severe respiratory illnesses potentially linked to vaping. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese Keith Doucette, The Canadian Press
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Canadian health officials on alert after reports of vaping illnesses in the U.S.

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health says he and colleagues across Canada have increased their vigilance as American health officials investigate nearly 200 cases of severe respiratory illnesses potentially linked to vaping. Dr. Robert Strang said surveillance is being strengthened and he is sending informal email inquiries to respiratory specialists and intensive care […]