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Turning ordinary midwife into a super midwife

GSK funded eLearning offers nurses and midwives welcome opportunity | CAROLINE ARIBA | Her arrival into the maternity ward is noticed. She might not be the most experienced midwife at the Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, but she certainly is one of the most appreciated. At 32, Assumpta Namugumya has mastered …

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WHO recommends broad use of world’s first malaria vaccine

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that it has recommended widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine called RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) for children in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the WHO, the vaccine is the result of 30 years of research and development by British …

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World’s first malaria vaccine

Children aged five to 17 months old in Kenya, Ghana, Malawi to test it Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have been chosen to test the world’s first malaria vaccine through a pilot program beginning next year, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on April 24. The vaccine, which has partial effectiveness …

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Glaxo becomes seventh female-led FTSE 100 firm

London, United Kingdom | AFP | British drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline on Tuesday promoted its consumer healthcare head Emma Walmsley to chief executive, a move which will make her the most powerful woman on the FTSE 100. The 47-year-old, who succeeds outgoing boss Andrew Witty, will become the seventh female chief …

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