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PLAGUE OUTBREAK IN MADAGASCAR

There is a plague outbreak in Madagascar currently and its spread is unprecedented in the history of the Island. So far, it has claimed 57 lives and there has been a record of over 680 cases. Although Madagascar experiences regular outbreaks, with about 400 cases of...

Traveling Safely in Nigeria

Motor vehicle crashes are the No. 1 killer of healthy US citizens in foreign countries. Nigeria has one of the highest numbers of road traffic accidents in the world. Travel in Nigeria may be significantly different from your home country in the following ways: In...

Flying Doctors Daily Dose

Healthcare news from around the world brought to you courtesy of Africa’s leading air ambulance service 18th October, 2017. 1. At current trends, 30 million newborns will die within first 28 days of life between 2017 and 2030. Learn more...

Flying Doctors Daily Dose

Healthcare news from around the world brought to you courtesy of Africa’s leading air ambulance service 17th October, 2017. 1.Monkey Pox update- https://www.flyingdoctorsnigeria.com/2017/10/17/update-monkeypox-outbreak/ 2.To control the escalating pollution in India,...

CSR STORIES: HELP BAKARE WALK AGAIN

Flying Doctors Nigeria recently carried out a free medical evacuation for a young man from Lagos to Sokoto, as part of our CSR program. Bakare Abiodun is a 27 year old man with sickle cell anaemia. A graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, he is bedridden due to...

UPDATE: MonkeyPox Outbreak

The current suspected monkeypox outbreak in Nigeria, which has now spread to eight states, is the third in the nation’s history. There were a total of three recorded human cases previously in 1971 (two cases) and 1978 (one case) according to the Centres for Disease...

Flying Doctors Daily Dose

Healthcare news from around the world brought to you courtesy of Africa’s leading air ambulance service 13th October, 2017. 1.FDA approves first test for screening Zika virus in blood donations. Learn...

Flying Doctors Daily Dose

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...

Flying Doctors Daily Dose

Healthcare news from around the world brought to you courtesy of Africa’s leading air ambulance service 10th October, 2017. Most people likely had not heard of Monkeypox until 22nd of September when a suspected outbreak hit Bayelsa. Learn more here- /www.who.int/ A...

MONKEYPOX OUTBREAK IN NIGERIA

Most people likely had not heard of Monkeypox until 22nd of September when a suspected outbreak hit Bayelsa. Since then, there have been other suspected cases from Six States in Nigeria (Rivers, Ekiti, Akwa-Ibom, Ogun, Cross-River, and more recently, Lagos). None of...