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Monkeypox - When the World Did Not Listen to Nigeria

Again, the world is paying attention to another infectious disease outbreak. This time it is monkeypox, a rare disease that many people may never have heard about, until recently. Named after a well-known primate — monkeys, due to the early origins of the disease. Its re-emergence and spread to many countries across the world has led to […]

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Health Thought Leadership

Preparing for the next Epidemic: Key Takeways from ASLM 2018

The need for strong public health institutes, disease surveillance systems and increased funds for epidemics preparedness were key takeaways from the 4th Biennial International Conference of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM). ASLM 2018 convened laboratory scientists, clinicians, healthcare workers, health economists and health technology company representatives from across Africa and the globe in Nigeria […]