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At least 15 people have died in Uganda from the deadly Ebola virus with the toll likely to rise further, the health ministry said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pneumonia and diarrhea are among the top causes of childhood deaths around the world, particularly among the poor, said a report out Friday by the UN Children's Fund.
Health Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new psychological intervention has been shown to more than halve the trauma experienced by child victims of war, rape and sexual abuse.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Better care has cut the number of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth by nearly half in the past two decades, but there is still a death every two minutes, according to UN figures released Wednesday.
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The African nation of Niger has ousted Afghanistan as the worst place in the world to be a mother, largely due to hunger, according to an annual report out Tuesday by Save the Children.
Health May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cholera cases have soared in the Democratic Republic of Congo in recent weeks, the UN said on Friday, bringing the number of people infected in the year-long outbreak to 22,000 with 584 deaths.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A novel analytical framework could help to strengthen health systems in post-conflict countries
Health Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
On August 26, 1976, a time bomb exploded in Yambuku, a remote village in Zaire, (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). A threadlike virus known as Ebola had emerged, soon earning a grim distinction as ...
Medical research Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The northern Angolan province of Uige has declared a state of medical emergency after a 14-month-old boy tested positive for polio, which has made a resurgence in the country, UNICEF said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The west and central Africa region is facing one of the worst cholera epidemics in its history, with over 85,000 cases reported leading to 2,466 deaths this year, the UN children's agency warned Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A measles epidemic has killed 1,145 children in the Democratic Republic of Congo since January, the UN's Humanitarian Affairs mission in Kinshasa said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The world is not on track to wipe out polio by the end of 2012, a group of independent health experts warned Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Many areas of the world are at war and both the conflict and aftermath have dire consequences for the health of people affected. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Conflict and Health reports that w ...
Health Jul 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0