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Greg Grandin's new book The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World has garnered a lot of attention, with reviews in almost every major American news outlet.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
For women in Haiti, access to clean water inspires change
In Bouda Chita, Haiti, the impact of clean water access is transforming the lives of women of all ages.
Use of phoA gene fusions to identify a pilus colonization factor...
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Labour backs Kaduna health workers strike, cholera hits LGs
The Kaduna State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress on Friday threw its weight behind the industrial action embarked upon by health workers in the state.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Center for Economic and Policy Research
UN Official Calls for Cholera Compensation; UN Cholera Coordinator is ...
Last month, the U.N. Independent Expert of Human Rights in Haiti, Gustavo Gallon, released his first report since taking over his post.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
LAST month the United Nations' Independent Expert on Human Rights in Haiti delivered his annual assessment of the state of the poorest country in the Americas.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
SW Radio Africa
Nine cases of typhoid reported in Mabvuku
There has been an outbreak of typhoid in the twin suburbs of Mabvuku and Tafara with nine cases confirmed so far, a leading pressure group in the capital city has said.
PaxVax Announces New Commercial Senior Leadership Appointments
PaxVax has created a clinical-stage product portfolio, including its lead product, PXVX0200, an oral, single-dose cholera vaccine currently completing Phase 3 clinical trials.
Q&A: Cholera vaccine stockpile - a new tool for emergencies
Victorian sewers help London's internet flow faster
WORK BEGAN IN LONDON in the 1850s to build a giant sewage network to rid the capital of waste that was causing major outbreaks of cholera along the Thames, leading to many deaths.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Global cholera market: New market research published
This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Cholera.
Harare toilets: Every woman's nightmare
Local authorities have been blamed for failing to maintain the few toilets whose scarce availability already impacts negatively on women.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Art auction benefits impoverished Haitians
In a city known as an arts destination, there's an abundance of objects d'art available for perusal and purchase at any given moment in Asheville's myriad shops and galleries.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Poverty amid mining riches in Katanga
The row over how to patch up the severed highway was heating up. With truck crews close to blows over who should lay the massive rocks into the mud that had halted traffic for a week, one driver pinned the blame on the Democratic Republic of Congo's highest authority.
Caribbean News Now!
Open letter to chairman of LIAT shareholders
February 25, 2014 Honourable Dr Ralph Gonsalves of St Vincent and the Grenadines LIAT LTD V.C. Bird International Airport P O Box 819 Coolidge Antigua Dear Prime Minister Gonsalves: Re: Run it like a business before it goes out of business On the televised program Time to Face the Facts on Sunday, February 23rd, I appealed to you to step aside as ... (more)
Nucleic Acids Research
Identification of genes involved in low aminoglycoside-induced SOS...
Identification of genes involved in low aminoglycoside-induced SOS response in Vibrio cholerae : a role for transcription stalling and Mfd helicase Sub-inhibitory concentrations of antibiotics play a very important role in selection and development of resistances.
Experts: Rain gardens, green projects manage water as a resource
From Barnegat Bay to Camden's inner city, green infrastructure -- public works projects that use nature to reduce pollution -- are part of a new wave that could rival the pioneering 19th century movement that brought public water and sewer pipes to cities, experts said last week at a forum at Ocean County College.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
High-throughput screening and whole genome sequencing identifies an...
Pathogenic serotypes of Vibrio cholerae cause the life-threatening diarrheal disease cholera.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
HealthyBirthing.org: Safe Birthing Campaign Launches Sweepstakes to...
February 24 - Actress Laura Carmichael, who portrays Lady Edith Crawley, has teamed up with Haiti: Make Births Safe , a new campaign consisting of international and Haitian nonprofits working to ensure the health of mothers and children in northern Haiti.
Medical News Today
Early warning system for epidemics
The environment has an impact on our health. Preventing epidemics relies on activating the right counter-measures, and scientists are now trying to find out how better use of forecasting can help.