Cholera Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Kenya: Front Row - #WhatWouldMagufuliDo a Clear Sign of Buyer's Remorse Haunting KenyansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... believes it would be "shameful" to spend huge sums of money on the celebrations when "our people are dying of cholera," state media reported. Shocking as it might be, it is still a practical step because independence day celebrations are needlessly ...

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  2. Reports from Cuba: The first anniversary of truncated hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Babalu Blog

    ... the unhealthy atmosphere in a city where garbage collection is inadequate, the outbreaks of dengue fever and cholera in the capital and other provinces, make me question what motivates this great arrival of foreigners, among whom we find stars of ...

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  3. When I retire, I want to live on a cruise ship. Here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... and just keep going and going and going, like the couple in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel, Love in the Time of Cholera - Fermina and Florentino united at last on board a ship, sailing under the protection of a yellow-fever flag indicating ...

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  4. The many health impacts of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | The China Post

    ... he said. "It's a series of events." Halimi said it is not necessarily global warming itself that would lead to a cholera epidemic, but warmer temperatures conducive to deadly outbreaks. Robert Barouki of the French National Institute of Health and ...

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  5. Which inspirational Staten Islander should we highlight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | SILive.com

    ... rural population have trouble accessing clean water. The rural population here is prone to diseases like diarrhea, cholera, and other water-borne diseases. Shannon and Conan Chu recognized the significant impact of this health issue in Burmese ...

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  6. Tanzania Spotlight: Magufuli's Lesson for Ghanaian LeadersRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D. Garden City, New York Nov. 24, 2015 E-mail: [email protected] The decision by the newly elected Tanzanian president John Pombe Magufuli to skip this year's independence anniversary festivities of his country ought to come as a sobering lesson, or teachable moment, for the pathologically profligate Mahama-led government of the National Democratic Congress - . President Magufuli's rationale is that it would be wasteful and inexcusably unwise for Tanzania to be celebrating the reassertion of its sovereignty from British colonial rule amidst a blistering cholera epidemic that has hit East Africa's twin-nation of the erstwhile Tanganyika and Zanzibar.

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  7. WHO: Cholera - IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    As of 22 November, a total of 2,810 laboratory-confirmed cases of Vibrio cholerae 01 Inaba had been confirmed at the Central Public Health Laboratory in Baghdad, and only 2 deaths related to cholera were reported. These cases were reported from 17 Governorates of the country, namely Baghdad , Babylon , Qadisiyyah , Muthanna , Karbala , Basra , Wassit , Najaf , Thyqar , Missan , Dahuk , Kirkuk , Erbil Diyala , Salaheddine Sulaimanneya and Ninewa .

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  8. Tanzania: Bah Humbug As Magufuli Cancels Christmas CardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... campaign. Magufuli said it would be "shameful" to spend vast sums on the celebration when "our people are dying of cholera". The president last week ordered money set aside for a party to inaugurate the opening of parliament to be used to buy ...

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  9. Tanzania: Most Rely On Unsafe Water Despite Govt Efforts - SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... access to piped water compared to 11 percent of people in rural areas. While Tanzania is under a growing threat of cholera, the survey found half of respondents reported boiling, straining or letting the water stand and settle before they drank it. ...

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  10. Cholera - United Republic of TanzaniaRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | World Health Organization

    The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Tanzania has notified WHO of additional laboratory-confirmed cases of cholera. Across the country, at least 9,871 cases have been reported, including 150 deaths.

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  11. Most Tanzanians rely on unsafe water despite government efforts: surveyRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | Reuters

    ... access to piped water compared to 11 percent of people in rural areas. While Tanzania is under a growing threat of cholera, the survey found half of respondents reported boiling, straining or letting the water stand and settle before they drank it. ...

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  12. Climate of Hope: Q&A with Alistair WoodwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... challenges to food security world-wide. There are many diseases sensitive to climate. Water-borne infections like cholera, for instance. And climate change is expected to act as a risk multiplier, so sanitation and safe water supplies will be even ...

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  13. Ghana places second in 2014 cholera rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana has placed second in the 2014 cholera ranking in West Africa. Ghana recorded a total of 28,944 cholera cases with 247 deaths.

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  14. Data Collection: the Battlefields of Modern Business By @KRBenedict | @BigDataExpo #BigDataRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Java Developer's Journal

    In 1854 Cholera broke out in the Soho neighborhood of London. Hundreds of people were struck down and died within days.

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  15. Floods damaged supply routes, infrastructure in Somalia: UN relief wingRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... those displaced in South Central Somalia. Moreover, water-borne diseases, such as Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) and cholera, have spiked in more than 2/3 of the South Central regions as a result of current rains and flash floods. Chlorine and hygiene ...

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  16. World Toilet Day 2015, Lacks WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... associated with poor provision of water, sanitation, and hygiene services-including the spread of diseases like cholera and diarrhea, increased vulnerability of women and children, and an erosion of privacy and dignity. The report suggests that the ...

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  17. Iraq cholera outbreak threatens regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | SciDev.Net

    [BAGHDAD] UN agencies have expressed concern about a cholera outbreak in Iraq spreading across the region. Cases of the waterborne disease surged in Iraq late last month, and have been confirmed in nearby including Bahrain and Kuwait. "We expect an ...

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  18. Louise C. Ivers: Ignoring the plight of the poor in HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Boston.com

    The toll is enormous, particularly for the poor. Although cholera is entirely preventable and completely treatable, five years after the disease appeared in Haiti for the first time in recorded history, 9,041 deaths have been registered, and more than 750,000 have been sickened in its grip.

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  19. World Toilet Day No Joke for One-Third of Earth's Population Without Sanitary Waste FacilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Christian Newswire

    ... the most persistent public-health issues facing many nations today. Common outcomes of inadequate sanitation include cholera and dysentery. "Many of the world's health problems are solvable with basic public-health practices," said K.P. Yohannan, ...

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  20. The blighted cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Economist

    ... oil plumes and from sewage that dribbles into collapsed canals which once saw Basra called "the Venice of the East". Cholera is back. "Our health was better under sanctions and Saddam Hussein," says a local councillor. With nothing to do, the city's ...

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