Posts Tagged ‘Tuberculosis’

Varsity Don discovers anti-cancer, anti-TB drugs, seeks commercialisation

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 23, 2019
Prof. Joshua Obaleye of the Department of Chemistry, University of Ilorin, says his team has discovered anti-malaria, anti-cancer and anti-tuberculosis drugs that can be mass-produced to save lives. Obaleye told newsmen in Ilorin that the team which he heads had tested numerous world-class metal compounds from his laboratory for the treatment of various diseases. According […]

2bn people infected as TB kills 3 per minute, 2 million yearly ~ US Centre

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 22, 2019
The Director, Center for Global Health, United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), Atlanta, Dr. Rebecca Martins, declared at the weekend that even though preventable and curable, tuberculosis (TB) remains the world’s top infectious disease killer. Delivering a keynote address at the National TB Conference in Abuja, Dr. Martins, stated that TB is currently killing […]

Health Minister, Experts Decry Rising Cases of Tuberculosis in Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 26, 2019
Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, as well as local and international medical experts have expressed concern over rising cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in Nigeria, especially among the country’s productive workforce. Speaking in Abuja yesterday while launching a roadmap that would enable the country to tackle the scourge, Adewole and the global health experts said […]