World Health Organization

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Aug 20th, 2014
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It is now a known fact that Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases known to mankind. Like HIV, it is a virus; however it kills within a shorter time, compared to the former. Ebola has been proved to spread through fluids such as sweat, saliva and blood from a human being or animal that […]...
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Jun 25th, 2014
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By Teshome A.(PhD) 1. Introduction The various reports have been published in 2014 which indicate the economic development in the world. These are the report that provides the performances and challenges of economic development in the different parts of the world. The availability of this report enab...
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May 2nd, 2014
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yaleglobalhealthreview When examining the history of health in Nigeria, many of the diseases and illnesses that have plagued the country are of natural origin, sprouting from bacteria or parasites that thrive in warm countries, or growing from viruses that jumped from animals to humans. Others are ch...
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By MG Zimeta The recent outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa has captured international public attention that seems disproportionate to the scale of the outbreak itself.  This is not surprising.  Ebola is a communicable disease – that is to say, it is transmissible between humans.  In this regard, ...
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In Congo
Apr 5th, 2014
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Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It causes bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth and rectum and a bloody full-body rash leading to a quick demise. It’s one of a handful of diseases that are so deadly that governments consider it a threat to […...
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Nov 11th, 2013
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We look for medicine to be an orderly field of knowledge and procedure. But it is not. It is an imperfect science, an enterprise of constantly changing knowledge, uncertain information, fallible individuals, and at the same time lives on the line. There is science in what we do, yes, but also habit, ...
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In East Africa
Aug 30th, 2013
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At least 41 people have been killed and 27 others injured in a traffic accident in Kenya in which a bus veered off a road and plunged into a valley near the town of Narok, police say. Traffic police officer Samuel Kimaru said on Thursday that the bus driver lost control on a dark road […]...
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In Cape Verde
May 8th, 2013
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By Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya — More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, and the 14 countries with the highest rates of first-day deaths are all in Africa, according to a new report released Tuesday.Somalia, Congo, Mali, Sierra Leone and Central African Republic are the f...
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Apr 6th, 2013
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AT least 36 people have been killed in a collision between a bus and a petrol tanker in southern Nigeria. The tanker exploded after Friday’s collision in Nigeria’s Edo state, and most of the victims were reportedly on board the bus. Federal Road Safety Corps spokesman Jonas Agwu said thre...
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Mar 24th, 2013
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Traditional masquerades have one enduring commonality: they run backwards and forwards; jump up and down and generality create an atmosphere of chaos. At the end of their exertions, though, not much would have changed because both the masquerade and the spectators know one thing:  it is all drama. If...