Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera spreading 'rapidly' across Lebanon: WHO

A deadly cholera outbreak is spreading "rapidly" across Lebanon, exacerbated by a prolonged economic crisis and crumbling infrastructure, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera 'spreading rapidly' in Lebanon: health minister

Lebanon warned Wednesday a cholera outbreak that has left five dead is "spreading rapidly" in the cash-strapped country, with cases rising after the extremely virulent disease spread from neighbouring Syria.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Monkeypox cases top 70,000: WHO

Case numbers in the global monkeypox outbreak have now topped 70,000, the WHO announced Wednesday as it warned that declining new cases did not mean people should drop their guard.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Contraceptive advice can save lives in Uganda

Having a baby at an early age is fraught with risk. Advice from other teenagers can be one way of increasing the use of contraceptives amongst refugee girls in Uganda.

Health

Ukraine war and refugee health

For health care providers who may be caring for Ukrainians displaced by the war, a new analysis published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) provides an overview of health and clinical considerations in this population. ...

Health

Refugees at higher risk for persistent infections

The destruction caused by war is evident both in its toll to human life and its impact on infrastructure. Those who are lucky enough to escape violence face many challenges, from finding a safe place to live to securing employment, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New app helps Syrian refugees deal with post-traumatic stress

Researchers at Leipzig University have partnered with Syrian refugees and an agency for e-mental health services to develop and scientifically test an app to help users deal with post-traumatic stress and related mental strain. ...

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