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FGM Campaigners - Nigeria Ban Welcome, But Work Not Over
Health & Wellness  (tags: female genital mutilation, fgm, girls, women, Nigeria, health, risks )

- 1084 days ago -
Activists on Friday welcomed Nigeria's new law banning female genital mutilation (FGM), but warned that legislation alone will not be enough to eradicate the practice.
Petition: Demand Action to Protect Students in Nigeria
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, Nigeria, girls abductions, right to education, John Kerry, Nigeria National Police, action, students, protection, search, prevention, safety )

- 1472 days ago -
To U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the Inspector General of the Nigeria National Police demanding action to secure Nigeria's girls in school.
HIV/AIDS: US Votes $1.5bn for Nigeria
Health & Wellness  (tags: United States Government, HIV/AIDS, Nigeria, healthcare, protection, Miss Robin Sanders, treatment, aid )

- 3089 days ago -
United States Government said yesterday it had so far spent $1.5 billion to combat HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. The amount, it said, was part of $18.8 billion global expenditure on the disease.
Nigeria Buys Baby Poison Antidote - Nigeria/Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: nigeria, africa, babies, deaths, teething, medicine, doctors, antidote, kidney failure )

- 3454 days ago -
Nigerian medical authorities are flying in 100 doses of an antidote to try and stem the deaths of babies poisoned by a contaminated teething syrup. The number of children who have died from kidney failure after being given the tainted paracetamol-based
Nigerian Court Postpones Pfizer Case to April 21
Health & Wellness  (tags: big pharma, guinea pigs, human trials, Africa, Nigeria )

- 3690 days ago -
A Nigerian court Thursday adjourned to April 21 the case in which US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. is seeking to quash a government report on a controversial clinical trial by the firm. (See details of story in comment below.)

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