Saturday, May 26, 2018

Thousands reached in Somaliland reproductive health campaign

It was early morning when a young sheikh, Abdi Iidan, and his wife joined the long queue leading to a tent in Morodijeex, Somaliland....

HIV vaccine method approaches human trial

An HIV vaccine trigger tested in a mouse model successfully readied the immune system to repel the virus, according to studies published Thursday. A...

Diabetes drug helps people lose weight: study

Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that US regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of 18 pounds (eight...

Rio 2016: Zika virus concern for British Olympians

British Olympians have warned against feeding the "fear factor" but admit the rapid spread of the Zika virus is "scary", "daunting" and "worrying".Brazilian authorities...

Egypt: Medicine for Sale

A look at the funding crisis in Egypt's health service, from cost of medication to organ sales and "patients for hire".[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvon0RySZo0]Medical students in...

UN-backed report warns against complacency in fight against Aids

Peter Piot has spent much of the past year focused on Ebola — the virus he helped discover as a young Belgian microbiologist in...

A FACEBOOK EXECUTIVE SAYS FASTING FOR 15 HOURS A DAY CHANGED HIS LIFE –...

In 2014, Dan Zigmond, director of analytics at Facebook, lost more than 20 pounds in less than a year. He didn't track steps or...

Why Obamacare Defeated Trumpcare

With the collapse of the House health-care bill, the cause of repealing Obamacare, a right-wing obsession for seven years and a day, has died....

Somaliland herbal cosmetics firm shows the way for entrepreneurs

Riyan Organic Cosmetics is doing a roaring business in natural skin and hair care products, made from local plants and herbs in Somaliland. The business’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...

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Powerful Cyclone Mekunu threatening the coast of Somalia’s Puntland

The East Africa bloc's weather prediction center has issued a warning of an active tropical cyclone named Mekuku threatening the coast of Somalia's semi-autonomous...

Somalia: How AMISOM Contributing Countries are Milking the Somalia Crisis

The African Union Peacekeeping force in Somalia has been in the country for 10 years. The planned withdrawal has been pushed forward, amid concerns...

The Reinvention of Iraq’s Muqtada al-Sadr

From Sectarian Militia Leader to Populist Crusader in a Surprise Electoral Victory In April 2004, as American troops in Iraq were fighting multiple insurgencies, U.S....