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Belgian Government to Push Ahead With Plan to Euthanise Children

Dignitatis Humanae Institute – As the Belgium Parliament debated a government bill to extend the use of euthanasia to children, Luca Volontè, chairman of the Dignitatis Humanae Institute, declared: “The

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Simple Cancer Test Saves Lives in Burkina Faso

Jennifer Lazuta, (VOA News) OUAGADOUGOU — Doctors in Burkina Faso are using a simple and low-cost method to detect cervical cancer at clinics throughout the country. Doctors say that the


New Health Findings Can Help Combat Common Ailments

(StatePoint) From high blood pressure to cancer, serious ailments often strike, despite our best efforts to maintain good health. With the rapid pace of medical advancements and treatment options emerging,


Happiness Could be Key to Good Health

(StatePoint) Everyone knows that proper diet, regular exercise and avoidance of bad habits like smoking are crucial to great health. But some experts say that a truly positive outlook on

Africa Health

AIDS: Orphanage closes its hospice, babies no longer dying

Turffontein, South Africa – (The Christian Science Monitor) AIDS killed a baby a week during the height of the epidemic at the Cotlands child-care facility in South Africa. But because


Nutrition ‘must be a global priority’, say researchers

(BBC NEWS) Malnutrition is responsible for 45% of the global deaths of children under the age of five, research published in the Lancet medical journal suggests. Poor nutrition leads to


Malawi: Zomba District Council Commemorates Candle Light Ceremony in Three T/As

By Joseph Dzuwa Malawi News Agency (Lilongwe) Zomba — Religious institutions have a big role to play in the fight against HIV and Aids scourge in the country, Smart Makunganya,


Report: Child Malnutrition Costs Global Economy Billions

Selah Hennessy, LONDON — A report by a Britain-based charity says one-quarter of the world’s children may underperform at school because of chronic malnutrition. Save the Children says tackling malnutrition


Mercy Ships Founder on Restoring Dignity, Health to African Women Suffering From Obstetric Fistula

By Katherine Weber , Christian Post Reporter As Thursday, May 23 marks the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, The Christian Post highlights a global faith-based charity which has been


Nigeria: Church Constructs N4.5 Million Clinic in Adamawa

(VANGUARD) Gombi — The Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria has constructed a health clinic worth N4.5 million in Gombi Local Government Area of Adamawa. The acting Bishop of Yola