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US health authorities confirm Zika causes birth defects
US health authorities confirm Zika causes birth defects
The mosquito-borne Zika virus causes birth defects, including a syndrome in which babies are born with unusually small heads, US health authorities...
White House: $589m from Ebola to go to fight Zika virus
White House: $589m from Ebola to go to fight Zika virus
Most of the $589-million (about R8.9-billion) would be devoted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for research on the virus and...
Working together for a healthier Africa
Working together for a healthier Africa
Public-private partnerships play a crucial role in strengthening the healthcare systems in resource-deprived regions of Africa because they assist...
A bazooka in the fight against TB
A bazooka in the fight against TB
The battle against tuberculosis (TB) has a bazooka in its armaments with the GeneXpert MTB/RIF test that provides hope for clinicians and laboratory...
Celebrating a lifetime of lab excellence
Celebrating a lifetime of lab excellence
Professor Barry Schoub received the ASLM Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognises an exceptional individual whose contributions to laboratory...
Boosting health systems in Africa
Boosting health systems in Africa
Strengthening the health systems of African countries, particularly those in the resource-scarce sub-Saharan region, will go a long way in helping...
Quality labs mean better testing
Quality labs mean better testing
Without reliable results, correct diagnosis becomes a hit or miss scenario, wasting vast sums of money and putting millions of lives at stake....
Rising to healthcare action
Rising to healthcare action
Africa's public health systems will be improved by recognising the clinical laboratory as the heart through which disease detection and...
Africa slashes measles deaths by 91%
Africa slashes measles deaths by 91%
In a rare public-health success story on the world's most beleaguered continent, Africa has slashed deaths from measles by 91% since 2000 thanks to...

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