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  1. Death rate for children under 5 has plunged: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... cent); pneumonia (15 per cent); complications during labour and delivery (11 per cent); diarrhoea (9 per cent ); and malaria (7 per cent), the study notes. Not having enough to eat contributed to nearly half of all deaths in children under five, the ...

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  2. Boat show visitors tuck into insect treatsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    ... of prey used to deter pigeons and gulls. The Pestaurant, which uses food supplied by Bush Grub, is raising money for Malaria No More, a charity working to put an end to the disease.

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  3. World Health Organization policy improves use of medicinesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... the WHO, increasingly, is being channelled to vertical disease programmes (e.g., addressing AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria) and away from horizontal programmes designed to support development and maintenance of health policies and standards. The ...

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  4. WHO: New data show child mortality rates falling faster than everRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... term birth complications (17%); pneumonia (15%); complications during labour and delivery (11%); diarrhoea (9%); and malaria (7%). Under-nutrition contributes to nearly half of all under-five deaths.

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  5. A greater focus on socially disadvantaged women is needed to improve maternity care in EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Ministries of Health, implementing agencies, and other partners should prioritise providing pregnant women in malaria endemic regions with long-lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) through antenatal care clinics ... An increased risk of ...

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  6. Death rate for children under 5 has plunged, UN reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... percent); pneumonia (15 percent); complications during labor and delivery (11 percent ); diarrhea (9 percent ); and malaria (7 percent), the study notes. Not having enough to eat contributed to nearly half of all deaths in children under 5, the ...

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  7. Snake and slush at seat of learningRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... College and Hospital, said: 'There could be an outbreak of water- and mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue, malaria, diarrhoea and cholera among others. Stagnant water attracts rats and snakes. They are vectors of infection and poison,' said ...

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  8. In less developed countries establishment of private diagnostic...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... to difficult acceded areas. International initiatives such as UNITAID, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and malaria, or the United States Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), make possible the access of developing countries to ...

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  9. Promise of 50 drugs free for allRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    ... country each year. The cost of drugs makes up a significant component of health spending. While medicines to treat malaria, tuberculosis and anaemia, among other conditions, are available under the existing public health programmes, the health ...

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  10. Ebola's toll weighs heavily on Arlington manRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... Church in Arlington. He started getting calls from his home village in July when a niece died. They thought it was malaria, so other relatives handled the body. Travell, an electrical technician, had not. been back to Liberia since he left as a ...

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  11. More Birthdays For Kids Under Five Around The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WGBH

    ... well-nourished before you become pregnant is also important. During pregnancy, if we can avoid the mother getting malaria, HIV or syphilis, that increases the chance of survival. One of the interventions highlighted in the report is called "kangaroo ...

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  12. Instead of syringes, nanopatches for polio vaccination?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... is a problem. Kendall said AIBN has tested the nanopatch for vaccines against influenza, chikungunya and malaria, among others, on animals. Apart from WHO, it is also working with global pharma major Merck for an antigen, but refused to disclose ...

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  13. WWF-Pakistan launches Sindhi dictionary on environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... around 2.7 million acres land of Thatta and Badin districts have been eroded by sea. Many diseases such as dengue, malaria, congo fever and lashmia were being caused by climate change. He said looking at the vanishing flora fauna of Sindh, he ...

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  14. Child mortality drops in 2013: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... poorest areas of the world," Chopra told a news conference at UN headquarters in New York. He cited the diagnosis of malaria, which has evolved from complex lab tests to a simple blood test on a strip. "There is no need for doctors or nurses. ...

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  15. Mandeville Octoberfest celebrates German culture, supports African nation of MalawiRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... are somehow magical or will bring good luck. The group also strives to provide treatment for conditions, such malaria and well-baby medical visits. They help Malawi's craftsmen and artists by bringing their work back to the United States and ...

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  16. Ita heiress: - The market is against Dilma'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    The other spent her childhood slashing at rubber trees in the Amazon, collecting latex to help pay her father's debts. She survived malaria, hepatitis and mercury poisoning.

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  17. Ebola: The cure is worse than the diseaseRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | MacLeans

    ... and supplies. But, as grim as the death count sounds, it fades when compared to the 564,000 Africans who died from malaria last year. And this carnage is mostly confined to only five countries of West Africa: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and ...

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  18. At-Home Anemia Test Produces Accurate Diagnosis Within 60 Seconds, At Low CostRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... disorder in the world. People also develop the deficiency as side effects from infectious disease, such as malaria and HIV/AIDS. WHO says the most efficient way to treat the problem is through controling infection, in the form of immunizations to ...

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  19. Virology Publishes Genocea HSV-2 Antigen Discovery PaperRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... GEN-004 to prevent infections caused by pneumococcus, and earlier-stage programs in chlamydia, HSV-2 prophylaxis, malaria and cancer immunotherapy. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.genocea.com . Statements herein ...

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  20. New data show child mortality rates falling faster than everRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | World Health Organization

    ... birth complications (17%); pneumonia (15%); complications during labour and delivery (11%); diarrhoea (9%); and malaria (7%). Under-nutrition contributes to nearly half of all under-five deaths. "For continued progress, it is essential to invest ...

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