Health

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
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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
In Article
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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 26th, 2013
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Adorsu-Djentuh, Franklin Yayra Environmental pollution is not just limited to the air, water and the sanitary environment of our enclaves. Noise is one of the pollutions that can create disharmony and dissonance in our physical and mental environments. Sound and noise pollution can pose a serious hea...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Mar 7th, 2013
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By Ameh Comrade Godwin , dailypost   Residents of Malumfashi local government area of Kastina state were on Tuesday thrown into confusion following the mysterious birth of a baby with two heads by a 19-year-old housewife, Zainab Dahiru. It was gathered that the weird and horrible looking baby was del...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 13th, 2012
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Every 30 minutes a woman or girl is raped in Kenya. That’s nearly 50 woman or girls every day, over 300 every week, over 1,200 every month and over 15,000 each year. While laws exist in Kenya to prevent such atrocities from occurring, unfortunately they are not effectively enforced and more often tha...