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Breaking News: Nelson Mandela was released from hospital
Posted by: Nazish Fatima

Pretoria :: South Africa | updated 2012-04-19 06:36:31 -0700 | health-news

Former South African President Nelson Mandela on Sunday left the hospital where he had been hospitalized because of abdominal pain, according to a spokesman for the South African presidency. Mac Maharaj explained that the leader of the struggle against apartheid...
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Breaking News: Nelson Mandela recovering after 'diagnostic procedure'
Posted by: msafdar

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2012-03-06 17:27:10 -0800 | health-news

Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela had underwent a "diagnostic procedure" in the hospital, but his life was not in any danger. Mandela had been treated for a long-standing abdominal complaint and will be expected to be discharged from the...
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Breaking News: Polio Hits Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan
Posted by: JosephEdward

Jūbā :: Sudan | updated 2012-03-14 10:09:44 -0700 | health-news

United Nations International Children Education Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO) have released data on the threats and cases of polio reports from Nigeria, Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. The report has shown high polio infection from the four countries...
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Breaking News: South Sudan Doctors halt services, Juba main Hospital experience massive mortality
Posted by: JosephEdward

Jūbā :: Sudan | updated 2012-03-14 10:09:46 -0700 | health-news

Juba Teaching Hospital is on critical situation, patients on helpless stage, few run to search help of the commercials health units, fear of mortality increase in the coming days, as Doctors did not resume, a source from the Hospital disclosed....
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Source: Africa Headlines

Antananarivo :: Madagascar | updated 2012-04-23 13:16:59 -0700 | political-news

Fed on rice and cassava since he was born, he is now receiving treatment for malnutrition at Maharodaza Nutrition Centre in Manjakandriana, about 30km from Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo. Part of this treatment involves training his mother, Juliette Raharimanana, on how...
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Source: Xtra News

Mou :: Burkina Faso | updated 2012-04-22 02:00:27 -0700 | technology-news

University of Otago will today enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to allow both organisations to work together to better support military veterans. The Memorandum of Understanding will be signed by Vice Chief of Defence Force Rear Admiral Jack...
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Source: Mail and Guardian

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2012-04-20 13:40:05 -0700 | political-news

Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane has confirmed rumours that the province's beleaguered health and social development department will be split at the start of April. "As a further intervention to ensure the effective functioning of the provincial health department, we will,...
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Source: Sudan Tribune

Jūbā :: Sudan | updated 2012-04-20 13:39:47 -0700 | travel-news

The health ministry on Friday declared South Sudan meningitis free and denied media reports that an outbreak of the disease had occurred in parts of the country, which reportedly lies in the meningitis belt. Lul Riek, the ministry's director general...
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Breaking News: 450 million children threatened by malnutrition
Posted by: Nazish Fatima

Ségou :: Mali | updated 2012-04-19 06:36:51 -0700 | health-news

The finding of a "Save the children" is clear: in a report published Wednesday, February 15 (PDF), the NGO Defence for Children's Rights reveals that 2.6 million children die every year worldwide due malnutrition, or 300 children per hour. A...
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Breaking News: Each now has 300 children die of malnutrition.
Posted by: Le Thi Bich Lan

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2012-07-27 04:59:18 -0700 | health-news

According to the latest report on the impact of food crisis, a quarter of the world's children are not eating enough to grow, and every now have 300 children die of malnutrition.In addition, more than half of children worldwide are...
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Posted by: ssessazi stephen

Kampala :: Uganda | updated 2013-09-30 18:02:50 -0700 | health-news

Tucked in flashy work station in the office suize plaza in kabalagala near the America embbassy,two young girls caught selling virol ZAPPER,a drug purported to be a cure for HIV/AIDS.The drugs is sold in small doses of 37ml and costs...
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Posted by: Jean-Rene_Bompolonga

Kinshasa :: Congo (Dem. Rep.) | updated 2012-07-28 03:02:14 -0700 | health-news

The province of Bas-Congo, one of three provinces spared last year with the two Kasai, has just recorded its first cases of cholera. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 124 cholera cases including 5 deaths have been reported since...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Victoria :: Seychelles | updated 2012-04-15 06:54:50 -0700 | political-news

Victorian hospital say they were overwhelmed by the work at times and needed more training related to death, dying and other traumatic events, a state government report says. Health assistants have become controversial in Victoria since a leaked cabinet submission...
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Breaking News: Somaliland still blighted by plastic bags
Posted by: - Medeshi

Hargeysa :: Somalia | updated 2012-04-19 09:58:27 -0700 | health-news

HARGEYSA, – More than 6 years after the republic of Somaliland banned plastic bags, the landscape of its capital city, Hargeysa, continues to be dominated by the brightly coloured bags. Somaliland people use the plastic bags on daily basis for...
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Source: News 24

Cape Town :: South Africa | updated 2012-04-10 21:14:57 -0700 | business-news

The South African government has announced a joint venture to reduce the cost of anti-retroviral drugs with a Swiss company. This joint venture named Ketlaphela will establish the first pharmaceutical plant to manufacture active pharmaceutical ingredients [APIs] for anti-retroviral medicines...
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