Thursday, May 24, 2018

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...

Diarrhoea kills 28 in Somaliland in 10 days: Red Cross

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) warned Wednesday of a health crisis in Somaliland after 28 people died of acute...

Making Sense of Direct-to-Consumer Ad Spending: Patients vs TV Ads vs Digital

In this 6-minute audio snippet, Pharmaguy talks about how much money the U.S. pharmaceutical industry spends on promoting drugs to consumers. The data come...

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Somalia: PM names new ministers to complete cabinet

Somalia prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire has appointed 6 new ministers, deputies and State ministers on Tuesday night to complete his cabinet, Garowe Online...

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...

US has almost reduced its reputation to zero: Erdogan

UN vote on President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision shows us his action was rejected worldwide, says Turkish president The decision by the U.S. to move...