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MEDICOPRESS is a Non-Governmental Organization that promotes Medical Journalism, Professional Development and Public Health Education. It’s a network of medical scientists and journalists who believe in the dissemination of accurate medical/ health inform information in the process of imparting positive changes in the community.

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Tanzanian scientists discover new strain of bacteria affecting newborns

Scientists in Tanzania have discovered a new kind of bacterium which was causing sporadic outbreaks of infections among newly born babies at Bugando Medical...

The Potential for Medical Journalism in Kenya

Before landing in Kenya, my doctor had me get shots for typhoid, tetanus, cholera, yellow fever, and meningitis. He also gave me malaria pills....

TZ woman found with over 1,000 jiggers “eating” her feet and hands

Researchers from the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) have found more than 1100 jiggers embedded in the feet and hands of a 78-year-old woman....

Medical journalism: Another way to write about science

By Jo Whelan, Textpharm Ltd, Oxford, UK jo@textpharm.com  Abstract True journalism differs from public relations and uncritically reproducing press releases. It involves doing background research into the...