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AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine

AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine

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  • Nigeria: Interview - How I Got German Embassy to Set Up Health Clinic in Abuja IDP Camp - - Ex-NYSC Member
    [Premium Times] As the world deals with a refugee crisis arising from wars in Syria and parts of the Middle East, Nigeria is also dealing with its own internal refugee crisis. The Boko Haram insurgency has led to widespread displacement of people in the North-east of the country. Homes and whole communities have been destroyed, and survivors have had to trudge to camps set up by state and federal governments, making IDPs (Internally Displaced Persons) a familiar acronym in Nigeria.
  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Suffered Severe Diarrhoea for 2 Weeks, Says Grace
    [New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe once asked for Defence Minister, Sydney Sekeramayi to his "deathbed" as he feared he could succumb to a food poisoning induced diarrhoea attack which condemned him to his bed for two weeks.
  • Sudan: 18 Die of Cholera Across Sudan
    [Radio Dabanga] Darfur / Eastern Sudan -At least 18 cholera patients died in Darfur and Blue Nile state last week. Dozens of new cases were recorded.
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BBC News - Health

BBC News - Health

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  • Sierra Leone to begin cholera vaccination drive in disaster-affected areas
    Half a million people in Sierra Leone will be able to access the life-saving cholera vaccine within weeks, the country’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation announced on Tuesday.
  • New vision and strengthened partnership for WHO and China
    21 August 2017 | GENEVA – WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus concluded a 3-day official visit to the People’s Republic of China paving the way for stronger and more strategic WHO-China collaborations. Outcomes of his visit included a new financial contribution to WHO from China, and strengthened commitments to improve the health of billions of people in the 60 countries in the Belt and Road Initiative.
  • Director-General leads WHO delegation to the Belt and Road Forum for Health Cooperation
    WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will lead WHO’s delegation to the Belt and Road High Level Meeting for Health Cooperation: Towards a Health Silk Road to be held in Beijing, 18–19 August 2017, as part of his first official visit to the People’s Republic of China since taking office on 1 July 2017.

    Dr Tedros’ visit is to establish a new vision for WHO-China strategic partnership for the next 5–7 years. He will meet with high level leadership in the State Council; National Health and Family Planning Commission; Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Commerce; and the Government of China. Topics to be discussed during their meetings will include how best to utilize the Belt and Road initiative to keep people safe, how to advance universal health coverage in the countries included in the initiative, and to discuss more broadly the role of China in global health.
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