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Arch. Ssemogerere hails Ssenfuka for cancer, diabetes remedies

Lusanja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Paul Ssemogerere has lauded herbalist David Ssenfuka’s efforts in the treatment of cancer and diabetes. Ssenfuka became a household name for coming up with a concoction that those who have used it have testified to having improved their diabetes …

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WHO establishes global centre for traditional medicine

đź’Š The discovery of aspirin drew on traditional medicine formulations using the bark of the willow tree đź’Š The contraceptive pill was developed from the roots of wild yam plants đź’Š Child cancer treatments have been based on the rosy periwinkle Delhi, India | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Health …

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Medical interns demand Covid-19 risk allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Medical Interns are demanding risk allowances due to their involvement in the treatment of Covid-19 patients. The demand was presented to the Parliamentary Covid-19 task force by Doctor Mary Lillian Nabwire, the President of the Federation of Uganda Medical Interns. According to Nabwire, many …

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TIME 2020 TOP 100: Chinese scientist Tu Youyou

Beijing, China | PD CHINA |  Tu Youyou, an outstanding Chinese scientist who has made great strides with the development of a key anti-malarial drug artemisinin, was in 2020 elected as one of the 100 Women of the Year by Time magazine. Having devoted more than 40 years of her life to …

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Putin urges removal of barriers to medical cooperation

Moscow, Russia | XINHUA | Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for the removal of barriers to cooperation between countries in the field of medicine. “As to healthcare, just like in economy, we now need to remove as many as possible obstacles to partner relations,” Putin said at the general …

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NDA receiving proposals for research into COVID-19 medicine

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Drug Authority (NDA) is currently receiving research proposals towards the development of medicine for treating the coronavirus–COVID 19. The NDA Public Relations Officer, Fredrick Ssekyana told Uganda Radio Network in an interview on Monday afternoon that they started receiving documents on Friday …

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