Photo credit: paho.org In a recent digital press briefing, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dr. Carissa Etienne, noted that nearly 200 vaccine candidates are being studied and expressed the hope that “one or more of these will prove to be effective.” The director argued that the organization would support member countries to monitor the effectiveness and safety of a […]
Safety In Numbers?
Photo credit: Brady Holt “Nothing to see here folks, move right along.” I thought on seeing the huge and enthused crowd of Learner Driver applicants queuing to avoid a road safety test. Unity in the community? On second thoughts, no, “raise the alarm! we have brought petrol to extinguish a raging fire!” In response to the carnage on our roads, […]
Facebook Seeks To Make Dating Much Easier
Looking for a date? Well, it has just gotten easier with the use of Facebook Dating platform. According to the company, it is providing a platform that will make it easier for people to find love and meaningful relationships through things they have in common. The company also said it will be making it possible for people “to integrate their […]
Maggi Sales Ban: A Big Blow To Nestle In India
India’s ban on the sale of Nestle’s Maggi instant noodles over safety concerns has cost the company $3.2 billion rupees (44.5 million euros, $50.5 million). India’s food safety regulators had banned the product over test which it said showed high levels of lead in the product. The company in a news release, however, reconfirmed that MAGGI Noodles in India are […]