Healthcare news from around the world brought to you courtesy of Africa’s leading air ambulance service 12th October, 2017.

1. Britain risks losing its leading position in drug research and development if plans for regulating medicines after Brexit are not set out soon, one of the UK’s most influential research leaders has warned. Learn more-

2. World will have more obese children and adolescents than underweight by 2022 says WHO. Learn more here-

3. An ambitious new strategy to reduce deaths from cholera by 90% by 2030 is underway. Learn more here-

4. Roughly 80 percent of all first strokes arise from risks that people can influence with behavioral changes, doctors say. Read more here-

5. Why is the overall cancer rate declining, while cancer rates associated with overweight and obesity are on the rise? The CDC discusses here-

6. New study shows Tdap vaccination during pregnancy can prevent whooping cough in babies. Learn more-

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