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One in ten medicines in developing countries are counterfeit – WHO

An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from WHO. This means that people are taking...

Ethiopia: South African University Honours Health Minister

A South African university has lauded Ethiopian health minister, Dr Amir Aman Hagos, for the country's "amazing progress in a number of sectors, particularly in the area of maternal...

Ethiopian Berbere accepted by UK, rejected by Germany

For the first time since banning the product in 2016, Britain allowed two containers of hot pepper from Ethiopia into their country. However samples from three hot pepper exporters...

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