EAST AFRICAN NEWS

TANZANIA: Dont Sell Blood to Patients, Workers Warned

April 2016 DailyNews; THE National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) has warned health workers in public hospitals to refrain from selling blood to patients. NBTS Operations Manager, Dr Abdu Juma, told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the sale of blood to patients is unlawful. “Unfortunately some people are not …

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SOUTH AFRICA: New partnership to spur drug innovation in Africa

April 2016 UCTNews; A strategic partnership between UCT’s Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D) and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV will identify and address advanced drug development in Africa and build understanding of how different African populations metabolise drugs.  The new partnership will target drugs aimed at diseases such as tuberculosis and …

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