Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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...

WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free

Liberia has been declared free from Ebola after no new cases were reported for over a month, the World Health Organisation has said.http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Peter Jan...

Deadliest Ebola Outbreak on Record Is Over, W.H.O. Says

The World Health Organization declared on Thursday the end to the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record

Edmonton woman can’t communicate with unconscious father’s doctors in Turkey

An Edmonton man unconscious and in critical condition in a Turkish hospital needs help from the Canadian government, his daughter says. Jasmine Mohamed said her...

422 million adults live with diabetes, UN health agency says

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday the number of adults with diabetes has almost quadrupled worldwide since 1980 to 422 million, mainly...

German Magazine Vangardist Prints Cover Using HIV-Positive Blood

The Vangardist, a German men's magazine, is printing an entire issue using HIV-infected blood in a quest to educate the public and eliminate misconceptions...

The World Bank Just Released the First Human Capital Index.

Today the Washington, D.C.-based World Bank released a global ranking it calls the Human Capital Index, which seeks to measure how well governments enable...

4 Surprising Reasons You Have Bags Under Your Eyes

You regularly log 7 to 9 hours of sleep, aren't suffering through allergies and puffiness doesn't run in your family. So what gives? One...

How much water should I drink?

Why drinking water is important More than two-thirds of the human body consist of water. We require water for almost every function within our bodies, from...

Help Nasriin, our Somali student, receive cancer treatment!

Nasriin Mahamud is a former student of ours from Somaliland who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma a little over a year ago. I and...

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Somalia: Al Shabaab captures key area close to Southwest State capital

The Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab insurgents have taken major control of a key area near Baidoa town, some 250km southwest of Somali capital Mogadishu. The...

USA: Two Somali girls fished out of pond drowned

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends...

UN Coordinator in Yemen says famine, alarming humanitarian conditions must be averted (Pics)

There are just three months left to avoid what could be ‘the worst famine in 100 years’, according to the United Nations. Yemen is in...