Nollywood is becoming a popular tool used to influence Nigerians and Africans to adopt just about anything, including GMO foods, a health risk.
There is a new food crop in town called “Vitamin A Cassava” or “Yellow Cassava”, that was genetically developed by HarvestPlus under the guise of helping Nigerians and Africans to end lack of food nutrition; and they have hired Nollywood actors to help promote the farming and consumption of the new genetically engineered food crop.
More than a third of the malaria-fighting drugs tested over the past decade in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia were either fake or bad quality, seriously undermining efforts to combat the disease, a study said Tuesday.
Fluoride is essential for healthy tooth enamel development, but consuming too much of it can damage enamel and bones, particularly in children between the ages of 3 months and 8 years.
Increased intake of dietary calcium may be key to addressing widespread dental health problems faced by millions of rural residents in Ethiopia’s remote, poverty-stricken Main Rift Valley, according to a new Duke University-led study.
In post-Gaddafi Libya, as the national economy’s largely oil revenue ramps up and commercial businesses and investment start to return, the debate around a new model for Libya’s new governance, and healthcare system intensifies.
At a crowded corner of the Tripoli Medical Centre, people gather every morning to submit paperwork for medical treatment abroad, or worriedly scan new lists of approved names plastering the walls.