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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.


Related Topix: Ghana, World News, Health

5 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

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.


Related Topix: Oman, World News, Health, Seattle, WA

9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

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.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Health

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Celebrities, Ewan McGregor, Famine, Natural Disasters, Epidemic, Health

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.


Related Topix: Health, Malaria, Weather, World News, Africa

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.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Malawi, Paraguay, Health, Malaria

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Peninsula

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.


Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Central African Republic, Africa, Health

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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology, Health

The Nation

900 patients admitted in PIMS in Ramazan

Islamabad- At least 900 people have arrived in PIMS hospital complaining of cholera, acidity and diarrhea.


Related Topix: Health

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Telegraph

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


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.


Related Topix: Burma, World News, Health

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.


Related Topix: Health, World News, Africa, South Sudan

Canada NewsWire

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.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Health,

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.


Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


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.


Related Topix: Health

Crofs Blogs

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.


Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Nepal, World News, Asia, Flood

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.


Related Topix: Health, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

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.


Related Topix: Health, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel, Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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.


Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Mail & Guardian

Zim: Health and education bounce back

Pupils study outside their classrooms at Courtney Selous Primary School, in the capital Harare.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Health