Sunday, August 19, 2018

Somaliland Health Authorities Recall Valsartan, other Risk-Drugs From Markets

The U.S.  Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) ordered the total recall of a number of drugs, including Valsartan, said to be of high risk...

Prominent patient who invited me to the once charming Somalia

The back cover of my autobiography, titled ‘Nothing but the Truth’ published by East African Educational Publisher in 2002 aptly recites the psalm of...

Most girls in Somalia experience genital mutilation. The ritual just killed a 10-year-old

In 2012, Somalia introduced a new constitution that was supposed to ban female genital mutilation. But a few years later, there had been little follow-up, and UNICEF...

Two women reclaim their dignity after fifty long years with Obstetric Fistula

Three days. That’s how long Malado was in labour. That’s how long she was unable to give birth. She was only 16 years old, after...

Wajir extends meat ban as RVF outbreak spreads

Wajir County government has extended meat ban for 14 more days following the spread of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak in Tana River, Marsabit...

Prostate cancer screening: Pros and cons of new recommendation

The PSA test, which measures the level of prostate-specific antigen in blood, has been controversial since its arrival in the late 1980s. The U.S. Preventive...

Turkey distributes 4,000 mosquito curtains in Djibouti

Aid is part of efforts to prevent malaria outbreak in tiny African nation Turkey’s state-run aid agency distributed 4,000 mosquito curtains in southern and northern...

Kenya, Somalia face ‘ticking time bomb’ for cholera outbreak after tragic flooding

Devastating flooding in Kenya and Somalia has led to fears of a growing cholera epidemic, local officials said. Hundreds of thousands have been rendered...

On-site power scheme begins with health centre installation

A new scheme aims to install renewables-based on-site power systems at healthcare centres, schools and other facilities that need reliable access to electricity. The ’50 by...

For medical workers in South Sudan’s war, just reaching the sick is a challenge

With the May-November rainy season, air evacuations become even more difficult In the absence of a functioning state, outside NGOs are left to provide healthcare...

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Somaliland: PORT OF BERBERA RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT TO INCREASE CAPACITY – Press Statement

Somaliland economy to benefit from an increase in cargo volume and speed of operations Global trade enabler DP World has expanded its strategic presence at the Port...
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Antonio Guterres: 1 option to protect Palestinians is a new force

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a new report that options to protect Palestinian civilians under Israeli occupation range from establishing an armed military or...

The Latest: Shocked reactions to death of Kofi Annan

The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Shocked reactions are pouring in after the death of former...