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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

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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,

Africa Health News

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”