Watch: Who holds the solution to microfiber pollution?

As our recent multimedia series by journalist Mary Catherine O’Connor points out, microfiber pollution is a growing problem around the world, with miniature contaminants...

Reshaping Africa’s rural food systems and cutting food losses

Cicily Wanjira has a big smile when she shows off the plump mangoes dangling from 600 trees on her small rural farm 175 kilometers...

A soil microbe saved my life

Before my first chemotherapy appointment, I read that some people taste the drugs as they are being injected. But all I could taste was...

This study argues genetic modification could help quinoa, millet and other naturally stress-resistant plants...

Drought, extreme temperatures, salt in the soil: Because of conditions like these — which scientists call abiotic stresses — the fields that feed the...

Looking to fungi, spiders and other natural insect killers for less toxic alternatives to...

In the 1940s, scientists discovered the insect-killing properties of synthetic chemical compounds, including DDT, chlordane and lindane. Such products were cheap to produce and...

How a small community in the northeastern corner of India became the country’s first...

“I’ve not hunted since 1998,” says Cayievi Zhünyü. Now in his late-70s, Zhünyü lives in Khonoma village, in the Indian state of Nagaland, near the...

Health departments are on climate change’s front lines

When the rains of Hurricane Harvey finally dissipated in late summer 2017, the potential for health hazards lingered on. At least 25 million gallons (95...

Millions of dollars’ worth of food ends up in school trash cans every day....

In 2015, food policy researcher Melissa Terry was analyzing the role of nutritional education on food choices at an elementary school in Fayetteville, Arkansas....

Scientists are using bacteria to remove harmful contaminants from our water. Here’s how.

John Coates’ laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, hums with activity. Negative 80-degree freezers whirr, liquid nitrogen bubbles, grad students meticulously measure and...

Irrigation, drought, sea level rise and more are causing salt to build up in...

The water tastes salty and the rice barely grows in the coastal villages of the Ca Mau peninsula at the southern tip of Vietnam’s...

How a team of researchers and high school students in California are working together...

In the fall of 2016, when sixteen-year-old Edgar Cardoso walked into the squat, beige biorepository at the University of California, Berkeley, he couldn’t help...

Scientists around the world are working to turn agricultural waste into food, packaging and...

When we pick up a piece of fruit, bar of chocolate or package of flour, we don’t often think of the massive amounts of...

What three generations of California families can tell us about the links between our...

Ruth Deuel was a computer programmer at the University of California, Berkeley, when she became pregnant with her second child in 1961. Deuel, who...

Reshaping Nigeria’s Family Planning Narrative to meet FP2020 Goals

Young people in Nigeria know more than we think they do about reproductive health. Take for instance, some teens who shared during a focus...

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Responds to Cases Of Yellow Fever in Bauchi...

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed four cases of yellow fever in Bauchi State. Three of the confirmed cases are residents of...

Latest Health Jobs In Nigeria Published On 6th September 2019

Child Protection Assistant – Emergency Response, International Rescue Committee (IRC), Borno. Apply for this job WPE Capacity Building Assistant – MMC/Jere, International Rescue Committee...

NEW: Health Alert Network (HAN) No. 395 – Influx of Fentanyl-laced Counterfeit Pills and...

On October 26, 2015, CDC issued HAN 384 (http://emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00384.asp) that alerted (1) public health departments, health care professionals, first responders, and medical examiners and...

Bring Your Brave Debuts on Tumblr!

DCPC's Bring Your Brave campaign, which educates young women and health care providers about breast cancer in young women, now has a community on...

Williams Foods LLC Initiates a Voluntary Recall of Taco Seasoning Product Due to Possible...

These items contain cumin spice involved in a recall initiated by our supplier, Mincing Spice Co. Mincing has issued a recall for a specific...

Report: HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report on HIV Incidence and Prevalence

This HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report presents estimates of the incidence and prevalence of HIV infection among adults and adolescents (aged 13 years and older)...

Health officials meet to validate disease surveillance and response guidelines

Health officers in Seychelles met to validate the country’s version of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) in a...

Association seeks to empower doctors in Seychelles through training, better work conditions

Empowering doctors and improving the quality of the healthcare system in Seychelles are the aims of a newly formed independent association for health practitioners. Launched...

[CDC Office of Women's Health, Health Matters for Women] CDC Seeks Former Smokers for...

CDC is recruiting individuals to feature in its national tobacco education campaign. It will feature real people from all population groups, including women, who...

Health Alert Network (HAN) No. 396 – CDC Updates Guidance for Travel and Testing...

CDC previously issued travel, testing, and other guidance related to local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission (active Zika virus transmission) that the Florida Department of...