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Story Source: FDA Voices US Food and Drug Administration Department of Health & Human Services By: Beverly Corey, DVM FDA and its partners in Sub-Saharan Africa have made great strides in improving the oversight of the clinical trials of medical products in development—an important advance in protecting public health in both the U.S. and Africa. […]

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Picture and story courtesy of face2faceafrica.com Story by Edna Owusu-Ansah Two of the world’s wealthiest men, one rated the richest man in Africa by Forbes and the other, the wealthiest man in the United States joined forces last week in the battle against polio, a disease that has surged in Nigeria despite eradication efforts. The […]

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Health Update With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Nigeria has revitalized its polio program to involve traditional, religious and government leaders at all levels. This effective collaboration has helped the country achieve a 96 percent reduction in polio cases in 2010 compared to 2009.

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