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Rains and lack of toilets may worsen South Sudan cholera epidemic
A South Sudanese woman holds her baby suffering from cholera in Juba Teaching Hospital in Juba, on May 27, 2014.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
1 death, 7 cases reported so far this year
He stopped to get live bait and set out for an area south of Cat Island. The 63-year-old returned about 2:30 p.m. feeling fine, his wife, Linda Olier, said, but woke up in the night with chills.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Notice to civic bodies on ban on selling food in the open
The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the city's civic agencies on a plea seeking quashing of notifications prohibiting for six months vendors from selling food or drinks that are exposed to dust to curb the spread of diseases in summer.
Haiti: Cholera snapshot
Via ReliefWeb, OCHA has published Haiti: Cholera Snapshot . Click through to download the infographic.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Flesh-eating Vibrio bacteria at seasonal peak in South Mississippi waters
JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDRene' Olier of Gulfport, with his wife, Linda, at their fishing camp in Shoreline Park, lost his arm to Vibrio bacteria after he went fishing in the Gulf of Mexico last month.
The Miami Herald
U.N. chief makes 'necessary pilgrimage' to Haiti, meets cholera victims
In a show of solidarity with the people of Haiti, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meets Haitians hard-hit by cholera and helps launch a sanitation campaign to help eliminate the disease.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Knoxville News Sentinel
WordPlayers performs musical "The Secret Garden" at Bijou
PAUL EFIRD/NEWS SENTINEL Josiah Mustaleski as Colin Craven, left, Maddie McKellar as Mary Lennox, and Taylor Kelly as Dickon perform during a rehearsal of 'The Secret Garden' Wednesday, July 2, at Bearden High School.
Ofwono raps women activists over slum project...
The executive director of Uganda Media Centre, Ofwono Opondo, has hit back at women activists who criticized government over deplorable conditions of city slum dwellers saying they are ignorant of government's slums project.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Ban to travel to Haiti, Dominican Republic with focus on health, poverty reduction
The UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti has partnered with Haitian Agencies to combat cholera by providing clean water.
Cuba: Almost 6,000 cholera cases in CamagA1 4ey
Via CA3lera en Cuba, a dissident blog, a July 11 report: Casi 6 mil contagiados hasta el momento en CamagA1 4ey .
South Sudan: Upper Nile Hit By Cholera Outbreak
Residents in South Sudan's border state of Upper Nile have been urged to take precautionary measures against the outbreak of cholera amid reports 100 people have been infected.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
The Daily Star
Most people now live in cities: UN
Residents of a depressed neighborhood in the old part of Dhaka stand outside small shops on the banks of the Buriganga river on January 3, 2014.
Food and mouth
Recently, I re-read The Doctor's Dilemmas by George Barnard Shaw, the famous British socialist thinker, satirist and playwright.
Adum-Kwanwomahene Commissions Mechanized Water System
Head of Corporate Communication at Sahara Group, Bethel Ubioma, first from right takes a sip of the fresh water whiles Jim Niquette and Nana Agyei IV, with his elders of Adum-Kwanwoma look on The Chief of Adum-Kwanwoma, near Kumasi, Nana Kofi Agyei IV, has commissioned a mechanized portable water system at the cost of GhA 68,000 for the community.
Why your medical condition may be named after a food
You have no doubt heard of the beer belly, the apple-shaped figure and the port-wine birthmark.
Infectious diseases kill 1,397 in China in June
A total of 1,397 people died of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in June, statistics of the National Health and Family Planning Commission showed on Friday.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Ewan Mcgregor Calls On World To Save South Sudan Children
Actor Ewan Mcgregor fears South Sudan is on the brink of a massive famine, with the lives of thousands of children at risk.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Africa: UN Moves to Bring Climate Information Into Health Planning
The World Health Organization and the World Meteorological Organization have created a joint office to prepare better for weather-driven health emergencies and shifting outbreaks of climate-linked diseases such as cholera and dengue fever.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
UN moves to bring climate information into health planning
A patient lies on a bed in a ward reserved for people suffering from dengue fever in a hospital at Barrio Obrero district in Asuncion, Paraguay, on April 14, 2011.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
QRC opens office in Bangui to launch QR7.35m projects
Doha: Qatar Red Crescent opened a resident office in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic, to conduct and supervise relief programmes in coordination with Central Africa Red Cross.