How the itchiness of mosquito bite links to spread viruses like yellow fever and Zika
Many of us hate mosquito mainly because mosquitoes make us scratching the site they sneakily tasted our blood all over the body and left. Sometimes we forget what we were doing in middle of doing something because of its itchiness. That's it; we don’t cry and d ...
214 Million cases of Malaria worldwide
there were 214 million cases of malaria worldwide. This resulted in an estimated 438,000 deaths that year alone, 90% of which occurred in Africa. With the combined effort of the World Health Association and pharmaceutical industries exporting malaria test ...
The Unmet Demand for Quality Drugs in Afghanistan
A Closer Look into Afghanistan’s Public Health
Afghanistan’s public health status is one of the world’s worst. After years of civil war and conflict, Afghanistan has been left in severe poverty with 1 shortage ...
Treating Diarrheal Diseases with ORS in Ghana
Exploring Diarrheal Diseases
According to the CDC, diarrhea kills 2,195 children every day. This astonishing number is more than the fatalities due to AIDS, malaria, and measles combined. Causing more than 1.3 million child deaths annuall ...
Access to Generic Drugs in the Developing World
What are Generic Drugs?
The cost to develop and market a new drug is an estimated $2.6 billion. In order for pharmaceutical companies to recover these costs, drugs are patented for up to 15 years. The drug patent gives exclusive right for the company to sell t ...
The Growing Needs of Vitamins and Supplements in Developing Countries
Vitamins and minerals, also known as micronutrients are a must for every person’s health and over-all well-being. From the day one was born to the day one gets old, the necessity still is there. Although only a required component in small quantities, micronutrients ...
Levothyroxine Sodium: An Essential Medicine
Every day, millions of people around the world take levothyroxine sodium to treat hypothyroidism. Levothyroxine sodium, also commonly known as Synthroid® (a trademark of ABBVIE INC), is listed on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines.
Latex Allergy: What You Need to Know and its Diagnosis and Treatment
Latex, also known as rubber or natural latex, comes from the milky sap of rubber trees, native mostly to Africa and Southeast Asia. The collected sap is then blended with other chemicals during manufacturing to give latex its elastic property. Natural latex should not be confused with synthetic rubber made from ...
Fight Against the Fake
What’s called ‘Heparin Disaster’ in 2008 has resulted in “at least 81 deaths of Americans, and more than 785 severe allergic reactions in the United States,” states the US Government Publishing Office. Heparin, an anti-coagulating agent that prevents blood clots in the vessels, is often essential for patients in their pre- or post-surg ...
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is spread from person to person through the air by coughing, sneezing, speaking, singing and laughing. Tuberculosis commonly affects the lungs but can infect other organs such as the spine, brain, kidneys or liver. Symptoms may include: tiredness, fever, nig ...
The Myth: Vaccines and Autism Spectrum Disorder
The safety and effectiveness of vaccines have recently been put under the microscope. Studies have shown time and again that there is no correlation between the administration of vaccines to children and Autism. Despite this there is a growing number of people who have been convinced that vaccines can and do cause autism in children. Due in no s ...
Towards the Cure for Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s disease is the most widespread degenerative neurological disorder in the world. In the United States alone it affects 5.3million people including the elderly and the middle aged, putting it in the top 10 causes of death in the United States. The complexity of this disease means that it does not affect every person in the same way, ...
Pros and Cons of Cheap Malaria Drugs: Can More Affordable Drugs Reduce Poverty?
The effect of malaria on developing countries has been well documented. 198 million cases of malaria were reported in 2013 resulting in an estimated 855,000 deaths – the majority of these cases occurring in Africa. While not surprising that malaria has been virtually eliminated from developed countries such as the United States, Singapore and ...
The Symptoms of Dengue Fever
Dengue fever, also known as breakbone fever is a tropical disease transmitted by several types of mosquitoes, in particular Aedes aegypti. Approximately 2.5 billion people worldwide are at risk of infection. It is estimated that there are more than 50 million new cases of dengue fever every year with most these occurring in Southeast Asia, Cent ...
Auto-Disable Syringes: An Important Transition
Auto-disable syringe technology has been available for several decades. With undeniable benefits you would expect that they are in high use, yet this is not the case. Very few countries make use of this technology. The transmission of blood-borne diseases, through the use of unsafe injections, was the 9th biggest cause of death in 2014. It is th ...
Update on the Fight Against Malaria
November 5, 2014 - Malaria is one of the most severe public health problems worldwide. The life-threatening disease is caused by Plasmodium falciparum parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes. Malaria claims the lives of approximately half a million people each year. Most deaths occur among children l ...
What Lies Beneath a Surgical Face Mask
July 16, 2014
- Today, the Surgical Face Mask
industry is worth an upwards of $10 billion, the Chinese surgical face mask industry alone being worth over $2 billion. Yet this is p ...
Blood Stopping: A Brief Study in Modern Emergency Doctoring
July 8, 2014
- When it comes to emergency medical treatment doctors, first responders and militaries around the world have come a very long way from primitive cauterization of bleeding wounds.
Often as a last-ditch effort to control infection, ancient Egyptian ...
African Market Potential for Baby Diapers
June 4, 2014
- Due to rising birth rates, an increased awareness of personal hygiene, and a demand for sanitary products, the diaper
market in areas such as India, West Asia, and Africa ...
Advacare's Charity Work
April 17, 2014 - Recently, Advacare had the opportunity to help contribute to rebuild a small clinic in Nigeria. It was damaged and eventually collapsed after it was hit by an earthquake. This is part of our company philosophy to help others. In this situation we were able to put our funds and efforts together to help rebuild this clinic in ...
Providing Africa with Pregnancy Test Kits
March 21, 2014
- Have you ever thought you maybe were pregnant? How did you know if indeed you were?
In the developed world nothing is easier than going to the local pharmacy and buy a pregnancy test
Artemether+Lumefantrine an effective medication against P. Falciparum
February 24, 2014 - According to the World Malaria Report 2013, between 2000 and 2012, the cases of malaria have dramatically decreased by 45% in all age groups and by 51% in children under 5 years old. Despite this encouraging overall data, there are several critical points about the progress in malaria control. The majority of cases ...
Importance of QR Codes in the Fight Against Counterfeit Drugs
January 24, 2014 – With a worldwide counterfeit drug industry worth approximately 200 billion USD each year, many groups including pharmaceutical companies, governments, health groups, and everyday citizens are desperate for ways authenticate purchased drugs. These fake drugs are extremely detrimental to overall health, especially dangerou ...
Vitamin K, "The Forgotten Vitamin"
October 17, 2013 – We live in a world where experts, doctors, and companies like AdvaCare Pharma are more and more inclined to share their knowledge in order to encourage independent citizens to take greater responsibility for their own health. This is why most people are familiar with medical concepts such as deficiencies or vitamins. It ...
Demand For Surgical Sutures High: Rise In Surgical Procedures Performed Globally
October 12, 2013
– The marketing department at AdvaCare Pharmaceuticals has recently been examining opportunities for growth in the global surgical suture market. Surgical Sutures ...
Surgical Face Masks: AdvaCare Detects Rise in Global Demand
July 12, 2013
– AdvaCare has detected a rise in global demand for its Surgical Face Mask
. This comes at the same time as recent headlines from Singapore which highlight the problem of pollution in Sout ...
Global Market Analysis for Blood Bags
June 18, 2013
– AdvaCare is currently on a campaign to find distributors for Blood Transfusion Bag (Blood Bag
in developing countries.
As a blood bag manufacturer AdvaCare se ...
AdvaCare Announces Two New Products
May 28, 2013- This summer AdvaCare is pleased to introduce 2 new additions to its extensive range of medical supplies: Female Sanitary Pads (Sanitary Napkins) and Colostomy Bags (Ostomy Bags).
Female Sanitary Pads (Sanitary Napkins)
Sanitary Pads come in different lengths, thicknesses and features catering to the ...
Antimalarials: Solutions for a Global Problem
April 10, 2013- There are some alarming statistics regarding malaria. Geographically, half of the world’s population is at risk for contracting malaria. It is an endemic disease spreading around the equator, inflicting fatalities (85-90%) in Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Malaria Atlas Project (2010), as many as 100 countries are hig ...
A Preview of "AdvaCare’s Monthly Price Updates" Newsletter
December 13, 2012- In the forthcoming edition of "AdvaCare Monthly Price Updates," they will be featuring seven of AdvaCare’s most attractive discounts. Three of these are finished pharmaceuticals, three are medical supplies, and one veterinary product. The featured medical supplies for this newsletter will be AdvaCare’s Cotton Wool, Dig ...
Auto-Disable Syringes: Moving Towards Safer Vaccinations
November 07, 2012- It is undeniable that needles and syringes continue to be vital tools in numerous areas of healthcare and if used incorrectly, it can lead to often deadly diseases and infections. This happens most commonly with repeated needle use on multiple patients.
A study carried by the World and Health Organization (200 ...
Distributors Should Change Glove Preference to Powder-free Non-latex
August 10, 2012 - For some time now, disposable powdered latex gloves have been widely used in medical and laboratory environments. A study conducted by the American FDA has shown ...
AdvaCare Pharma to Release a Monthly Newsletter with Product Discounts
July 17, 2012 - AdvaCare Pharmaceuticals will release a monthly newsletter to its potential and current international customers in the coming weeks. The newsletter will feature the most competitive of AdvaCare products, highlighting opportunities for buyers to receive product promotions and reduced prices across a product range spanning o ...
Indonesia Veterinary Market Expecting 10 AdvaCare Products
June 2, 2012 - AdvaCare is now introducing 10 new veterinary products in the Indonesian market. The Indonesian pharmaceutical market is a growing market. It is expected to be the sixth largest in the Asian Pacific region by 2016. Nevertheless, Indonesian manufactures are not able to meet the demand for drugs, for both human and animals. Cons ...
AdvaCare and Matrix Uganda Releasing New Paracetamol Brand "Para" in East African Markets
April 19, 2012 - AdvaCare is releasing a new Paracetamol brand with the partnership of Matrix Uganda, a leading distributor in the East Africa markets, under the brand name of “Para".
After rapidly expanding in key markets throughout 2011, AdvaCare is taking an even bigger step forward in Uganda and the east African markets. A ...
AdvaCare's New USFDA Approved Medical Disposable Product Line to be Introduced in June 2012
February 23, 2012 - Medical Disposables and Supplies are AdvaCare’s fastest growing product line. AdvaCare supplies Disposable Syringes, Infusion Sets, Cuvettes, Latex and Vinyl Examination Gloves, Latex Surgical Gloves, Zinc Oxide Plaster and many other products to key markets in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, South America and Eastern Eu ...
AdvaCare Expanding into East European Market
November 11, 2011 - AdvaCare, already having a strong presence in countries throughout Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America, is now introducing our Pharmaceutical, Antimalarial, Oncology, Veterinary and Medical Supplies products to the East European region. We are an American company with production in China, but our new partner c ...
AdvaCare Veterinary Product Line Growing into New Markets
September 19, 2011 - AdvaCare is a leader in supplying Veterinary products to our importers and distributors in markets and regions throughout Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and South America. Our facilities are GMP approved and have the necessary documentation for registration in existing and new markets. AdvaCare's recent marketing campa ...
AdvaCare Looking for Qualified Importers & Distributors in Key Markets
July 13, 2011 - As AdvaCare is expanding into new markets, as well as growing our product range to meet demand in these new markets, we are interested in suitable importers and distributors joining the AdvaCare team! We are interested in qualified distributors, preferably with product registration experience, in a number of key markets.
AdvaCare's Antimalarial Product Line Expanded
May 03, 2011 - AdvaCare is already a leading pharmaceutical provider to Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America. Due to the malaria prone nature of many of these regions, AdvaCare has introduced a wide range of products to treat this epidemic. AdvaCare antimalarial products are introducing the latest treatments to combat malaria resi ...
AdvaCare Releasing New Brand of Medical Supplies
April 08, 2011 - Under license of one of AdvaCare's largest African distributors, the new brand "Cott's" will cover a wide range of medical supplies across the African region. Cott's has initially introduced 4 medical disposable products in selected markets for the first release, and the product line will grow to more than 20 products across ...
AdvaCare to Introduce 10 New Brands in Nigeria Market
March 21, 2011 - AdvaCare is currently registering 10 new pharmaceutical products with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) of Nigeria. NAFDAC is one of Africa's leading ministries and sets the standards for the quality production and importation of pharmaceuticals, veterinary products, medical supplies, ...