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New Campaign Aims to Cultivate a Culture of Healthy Living In The Bronx

Eric Asiedu, Guest Writer, The Christian Journal Bronx ranks the least healthy county in New York State – for six years in a row. This must change. The change begins

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Africa Urged to Be Vigilant Over Zika Virus

By Fred Muvunyi (AFP, Dpa, Reuters) The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Zika virus, responsible for a surge in birth defects in South America, could rapidly spread

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Kenya: Can ‘supergeeks’ save Kenya’s babies?

BBC News – Broken machines litter the labour ward at Kenyatta hospital in Nairobi. Nurses struggle to open oxygen valves with their fingernails because the buttons and valves are all

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Pregnant Jehovah’s Witness’ decision to refuse treatment ‘harrowing’ for hospital staff after mother and baby die.

Amy Corderoy, The Sydney Morning Herald –  A pregnant Jehovah’s Witness and her baby have died after the woman refused a blood transfusion in a Sydney hospital. Doctors described the


Liberia Ebola Survivors Complain About Lack of Support

VOA News, Monrovia – For Liberian survivors of Ebola, the struggle is not over.  Many have lost property and family members, and often face tremendous stigma after being released from the hospital.

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Ghana: ‘Optometrists in Ghana woefully insufficient’

Ghana News Agency – The Ghana Association of Optometrists (GAO) has expressed serious concern over the increasing number of quack optometrists on the streets, in buses and on social media,

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Uganda: Hospital Program Helps Former Tuberculosis Patients

VOA News -People cured of pulmonary tuberculosis often continue to have problems breathing, while poor living conditions contribute to their continued suffering. But a contribution by a group of European

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Africa: Eighty Countries Adopt Call to Action At First UN Conference On Dementia

A two-day ministerial conference on dementia hosted by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) ended in Geneva today with 80 countries calling for action to address “a tidal wave”

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How Ebola Took A Toll On One American Church

NPR – On a typical Sunday, the pews in Trinity Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. are almost full. But a few months ago, the large stone church with stained glass

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Ebola crisis: Mali says it has no more cases

Mali’s health minister says the country is now free of the Ebola virus, after 42 days without a new case of the disease. “I declare this day… the end of