Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Last cigarette: Beijing brings in smoking bans from Monday

Beijing will ban smoking in restaurants, offices and on public transport from Monday, part of new curbs welcomed by anti-tobacco advocates, though how they...

Scientists find potential cause of Alzheimer’s in immune system

While there is growing evidence that the immune system is involved in Alzheimer's disease, it is not clear how. Now a new study finds...

Somaliland faces ‘explosion’ of mental health conditions

I have to do it but I cry at the same time,” says the young mother who lives in downtown Hargeisa, capital of the breakaway republic of Somaliland.

Final Malaria Vaccine Trial Gives Hope To Many African Children

Africa could get a partial vaccine against malaria by October if the final trail by British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline goes to plan and get...

Sending a whole hospital to Somalia

A Minnesota nonprofit is creating "the best-equipped hospital in Somalia," thanks to donated supplies and equipment. 
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Somaliland: President Siilaanyo opens new emergency unit for HGH

The President of the Republic of Somaliland, His Excellency Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud "Siilaanyo", today, cut the ribbon off a new, state-of-art emergency unit for...

MSF denies Taliban was firing from Afghan hospital hit by air strike

Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected U.S....

Somaliland: ‘With my army of midwives, fewer girls will go through FGM’- Edna Adan

Former first lady of Somalia warns that complacency and a lack of local intervention could cause a ‘slip back’ in the fight against female...

Anti-inflammatory drugs: A closer look at the risks in Somaliland

Self-medication has been defined in various ways as the act of procurement and consumption of pharmaceuticals without consulting medical practitioner. Self-medication trends in different...
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Somaliland: President pays visits to injured VP, child-patient

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud, paid visits to Vice President Abdirahman Abdullahi Zayli'i who suffered a minor...

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Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Why it’s time for an independent investigatory body CAMBRIDGE, 8 December 2017: The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and...