Health

By IndepthAfrica
In World
Jul 7th, 2014
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By Katie Holliday Children of same-sex parents have above average health and well-being, research by the University of Melbourne shows. The research was based on data from the Australian Study of Child Health in Same-Sex Families, which involved input from 315 same-sex parents and a total of 500 chil...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jul 4th, 2014
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By Somuyiwa Samuel Values are foundational beliefs and principles that guide human behaviour; they are the fundamental elements that determine a man’s action and compromise per time. Our value system describes what is important and meaningful to us. It is the measure of what we stand for and the chec...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Jun 24th, 2014
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Belayneh Abate Ninety nine percent of the humans’ gene has counterpart in the rats’ gene. This fact demonstrates how strongly rats are genetically related to humans. More importantly, this genetic relationship heralds what a negligible gene difference exists among us. Despite this strong ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Oct 9th, 2013
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Asmara has become a city of wailing and sorrow Members of the Freedom Friday Movement have confirmed that many people in the capital are hearing of the fate of their loved ones caught up in last Thursday’s boat accident off the cost of Lampadusa in Italy. The accident which is said to be the biggest ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 26th, 2013
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It is a mathematical fact that fifty percent of all physicians graduate in the bottom half of their class Unknown. Fejiro Oliver Just when I was about getting ready for my afternoon games; an sms rushed in, which got me thinking that the medical war will go on nonstop until the citizen and the presid...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jun 20th, 2013
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On June 19, 2013 U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry released the Department of State’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report in a public event in Washington, D.C. In the 2013 TIP Report, Nigeria remained in Tier 2 status because the Government of Nigeria does not fully comply with the min...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Apr 25th, 2013
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By Ambassador Donald Koran, opinion Today, around half the world’s population is at risk from malaria – a preventable and treatable disease that claims the life of a child every minute. Just ten years ago it was estimated that globally, malaria killed nearly a million people each year, wi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 25th, 2013
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By Imogen Lamb, April 25 is World Malaria Day, a day designed to highlight a disease that continues to kill almost 700,000 people around the world every year. Most of the deaths occur in young children under five years old. RFI visits the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the disease remains endemi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 4th, 2013
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Amira Agarib An Ethiopian maid who was allegedly tortured and burnt by a Morrocan woman has undergone cosmetic surgery at Al Qasimi Hospital. The 23-year-old had many burns on her body when she was brought to the hospital, where she told staff that she was working as a housemaid with an Arab family a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By Ugo Dosu Epidemic diseases are one of the leading causes of death all over the world, especially in under-developed and developing countries. In fact the future of several African countries is in jeopardy due to these diseases. Whether a particular health condition is a deadly one or not depends o...