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Adum-Kwanwomahene Commissions Mechanized Water System
Head of Corporate Communication at Sahara Group, Bethel Ubioma, first from right takes a sip of the fresh water whiles Jim Niquette and Nana Agyei IV, with his elders of Adum-Kwanwoma look on The Chief of Adum-Kwanwoma, near Kumasi, Nana Kofi Agyei IV, has commissioned a mechanized portable water system at the cost of GhA 68,000 for the community.
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Why your medical condition may be named after a food
You have no doubt heard of the beer belly, the apple-shaped figure and the port-wine birthmark.
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Infectious diseases kill 1,397 in China in June
A total of 1,397 people died of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in June, statistics of the National Health and Family Planning Commission showed on Friday.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Ewan Mcgregor Calls On World To Save South Sudan Children
Actor Ewan Mcgregor fears South Sudan is on the brink of a massive famine, with the lives of thousands of children at risk.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Africa: UN Moves to Bring Climate Information Into Health Planning
The World Health Organization and the World Meteorological Organization have created a joint office to prepare better for weather-driven health emergencies and shifting outbreaks of climate-linked diseases such as cholera and dengue fever.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
UN moves to bring climate information into health planning
A patient lies on a bed in a ward reserved for people suffering from dengue fever in a hospital at Barrio Obrero district in Asuncion, Paraguay, on April 14, 2011.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
QRC opens office in Bangui to launch QR7.35m projects
Doha: Qatar Red Crescent opened a resident office in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic, to conduct and supervise relief programmes in coordination with Central Africa Red Cross.
Antimicrobial nanosilver filters for safe water
Millions of people do not have access to clean water; particularly after natural disasters and in poverty-stricken countries.
900 patients admitted in PIMS in Ramazan
Islamabad- At least 900 people have arrived in PIMS hospital complaining of cholera, acidity and diarrhea.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Sting menace to fog out in November
The urban development and housing department has planned to purchase 72 vehicle-mounted fogging machines, one for each ward of the Patna Municipal Corporation by November this year.
Producing drinking water on the cheap in Myanmar
Lilypad is a company based in Taunggyi, Myanmar, that makes water filters from a mixture of clay and powdered rice husks.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Death toll from cholera outbreak hits 63 in S.Sudan: WHO
The World Health Organization said it has intensified its response to the cholera outbreak in South Sudan after 63 people have lost their lives and 2,340 people treated for the disease.
UNICEF Canada's CEO available for interviews from South Sudan on deteriorating humanitarian crisis
At least half of these are children - the most innocent victims in what is increasingly becoming a children's emergency.
AMA Warns Of Cholera Outbreak
A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the AMA noted that it has also equipped health facilities in the metropolis to treat all suspected cases of cholera.
Diarrhea outbreak kills 2, downs 250 in Lake Sebu
The provincial government of South Cotabato sent a medical team on Monday to a remote village in Lake Sebu town due to a reported outbreak of diarrhea that already left two children dead and downed around 250 other residents.
Nepal: Rautahat cholera epidemic unabated for last 3 months
KATHMANDU, June 29 : Floodwater generally triggers waterborne disease like cholera, jaundice, typhoid and several others, but officials with Epidemiology and Disease Control Division of the Department of Health Services have been expecting massive flood, which they said that can be appropriate means to control the cholera epidemic.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
GOOD: Oral Vaccine for Cholera Found Effective in Africa....
GOOD: Oral Vaccine for Cholera Found Effective in Africa. "Shanchol, which costs less than $2, comes in a vial smaller than an energy shot.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Cholera in the Americas: A decreasing trend being seen
Several months after the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean country of Haiti on Jan.12, 2014, a huge, tragic, ongoing cholera outbreak hit the country sickening more than 700,000 people to date.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Opinion: Will Big Soda's victory be short-lived?
Big Soda may find out its Big Gulp victory in New York is more a little sip and not all that satisfying.
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Zim: Health and education bounce back
Pupils study outside their classrooms at Courtney Selous Primary School, in the capital Harare.