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Tue,24Jan2017

Health

Ghana launches new campaign to save lives of mothers and babies

It is estimated that 30 women out of every 1000 who give birth have their children dying within the first four weeks/Photo©ReutersGhana on Tuesday launched a new campaign aimed reducing maternal and infant mortality rates.

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Lead paint kills silently in Nigeria and Cameroon

Photo©ReutersIn 2012, lead poisoning took the lives of more than 400 children living around a gold mine in Zamfara State, Nigeria.

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Health at your fingertips via mobile

Photo©ReutersA message telling you when and how to take your diabetes medication. Or a voice mail reminding you of your next mammogram. That's what two UN agencies are hoping to do with mobile technology to save lives, reduce illness and disability and bring down healthcare costs.

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South Sudan battles Hepatitis outbreak

The endemic is most serious in the camps hosting refugees fleeing fighting in Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan states in Sudan/Photo©ReutersAn outbreak of Hepatitis E, in South Sudan, has led to 107 deaths since July.

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Global health funding in stalemate

Many developing countries with the highest disease burdens did not receive the most funding and when comparing disease-specific funding and disease burden certain countries received much less funding/Photo©ReutersDespite gloomy forecasts, in the wake of global economic crisis, funds to health projects in developing countries appear to be holding steady, recent report by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington has said.

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Progress made in combating tropical diseases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there has been unprecedented progress in combating 17 neglected tropical diseases.

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