Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Water filters to combat cholera – UK ShelterBox aid in Somaliland to help families...

Three years of drought in Somaliland has now left it in the grip of a cholera epidemic caused by dwindling and polluted water supplies....

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...

Somaliland: Saving pregnant women and new-borns facing drought

UNFPA Somalia continues to scale up efforts in ensuring that no woman or new-born dies during birth and protecting women and girls from gender-based...

WHO warns of cholera risk at annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia

A cholera epidemic in Yemen, which has infected more than 332,000 people, could spread during the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in September,...

When should we stop vaccinating against an infectious disease?

Australia was declared measles-free in 2014. However, the recent importation of a case of measles into Australia from Indonesia illustrates the threat this disease still poses to Australians....

Somaliland: In a village devastated by food shortage, this doctor is doing all he...

A day in the life of Jama Abdi Abdile, a roving physician in a small village in Somaliland, who does not allow limited access...

Ethiopia’s Tedros elected WHO leader, first African to get top job

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus won the race to be the next head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, becoming the first African...

DRUGS IN WAR: WHAT IS CAPTAGON, THE ‘JIHAD PILL’ USED BY ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS?

In the past three months investigators across Europe have intercepted thousands of pills of the Islamic State militant group’s (ISIS) favorite drug, Captagon. Nicknamed...

Meet the doctors and nurses behind the fight against starvation in Somaliland

In Somaliland, medical workers are in a desperate race against time to save millions of children from death. The children are at risk of starvation...

Sussex physios send crutches to Somaliland

Physiotherapists in East Sussex are collecting crutches that patients no longer need and sending them to an underequipped hospital in East Africa. taff at Montefiore...

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Overcome Recurring Droughts, Not Postpone Them in Northeastern Horn of Africa – de Clercq

The head of United Nations humanitarian efforts in Somalia today underlined the importance of improving communities’ resilience to better withstand the effects of recurring...

ROS-DP World Further Cement Ties, Mutual Interest

The meeting between the President of the Republic of Somaliland and Head of DP World reiterates shared views on development H.E President Muse Bihi Abdi,...

Somalia: A Sheikh Linked With Being Member of Al Shabaab Charged

A Sheikh accused of being a member of Al Shabaab and radicalizing Kenyan youths has been charged with 10 counts of terrorism. Guyo Gorsa allegedly...