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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
President Professor Peter Mutharika says poor sanitation is a contributing factor to other leading causes of child mortality including malaria and measles. Mutharika made the remarks Saturday at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe during the official launch and fundraising dinner of the Gertrude Mutharika Beatify Malawi Trust .
7 hrs ago | Independent.ie
Families all over Sierra Leone are preparing as best they can for a three-day Government-enforced lockdown. Photo: Mark Condren A weary health worker at Kenema General Hospital in Sierra Leone begins to remove his personal protective equipment following a stint inside the hospital's Ebola Isolation Unit.
8 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A plant root, black licorice has been touted as a remedy for everything from digestive system ailments to sore throats and bronchitis, to osteoarthritis and malaria. When eaten in large quantities, however, black licorice can be lethal.
11 hrs ago | In-depth Africa
Four hospitals have closed their doors this year in Central Darfur, while the need for medical care is rapidly increasing in the area. "The hospitals of Mukjar, Um Shalia, Bindisi, and Deleig were closed in the course of the current year, while more and more people in Central Darfur, and in particular the displaced, are in urgent need of medical care.
15 hrs ago | Sun-Star
THE Department of Health Central Visayas revealed that five students from one of Cebu City's private universities reportedly suffered symptoms similar to that of the Chikungunya infection. Officials of the DOH 7's Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit said they are now checking if the source of the infection could be mosquitoes breeding in the school.
19 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
In 1976, an American doctor got the call to investigate a new, lethal fever sweeping through central Africa. He shares a history of Ebola's early days.
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It's a risk most people traveling to beautiful, often remote and underdeveloped countries face. Over half of them suffer from minor or major health problems during travel, ranging from indigestion and gastrointestinal ailments to malaria, yellow fever and It's a risk most people traveling to beautiful, often remote and underdeveloped countries face.
Helen Price and Paul Horrocks gave a presentation to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases. The pair, from the university's centre for applied entomology and parasitology, were invited to give the talk to politicians by the group's chairman, Stafford MP Jeremy Lefroy.
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Around 7 p.m. tonight, a man who traveled to Nigeria was transported to the RWJ Rahway emergency department via local EMS with a fever and vomiting, said RWJ spokeswoman Donna Mancuso. Mancuso said the patient was placed on contact and "droplet" precaution per CDC guidelines.
DR. CHRISTIAN Barnard shocked, mesmerized and awed not only the medical world but the entire world when on December 3, 1967, he performed the first successful human-to-human heart transplant at the Groot Schuur Hospital in Capetown. With a team of ten specialists, which included his brother Manus, the South African surgeon transferred the healthy heart of a brain-dead young woman to a 53-year-old man with a failing heart - an event that took nine hours to be capped by a heartwarming beating of the transplanted heart thereafter.
A malaria drug derived from the artemisia plant might offer an alternative way to treat asthma. The drug, called artesunate, works like dexamethasone, the most potent steroid currently available.
Janet Clark from Mattishall, founder of Gambian Aid Through Education, has opened the charity's seventh well in African villages. The founder of a charity which supports remote villages in the Gambia is celebrating supplying mosquito nets to its 14th village, helping eradicate the spread of malaria and other diseases in the African country.
As globalization continues to grow and dominate our trade, economy and lifestyles, the associated ease of access to remote regions of the world is reflected in our travels. Increasing numbers of destinations worldwide have opened their arms to international travelers, but as you venture on your own travels, whether for business or pleasure, which infectious diseases could you be exposed to? Locations: Caribbean, Central and South America, Western Pacific Islands, North Australia, South and South-East Asia, West and Sub-Saharan Africa.
The United Nations General Assembly at its 68th Session, adopted Resolution A/68/L.60, "Consolidating Gains and Accelerating Efforts to Control and Eliminate Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa, by 2015" by consensus. Recognising progress made through political leadership and a broad range of national and international actions to scale-up malaria control interventions, this annual resolution urges governments, United Nations agencies, and all stakeholders to work together to meet the targets set out in the Roll Back Malaria Partnership's Global Malaria Action Plan and the UN's Millennium Development Goals .
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:45 pm
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