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Doctors Without Borders warn that millions of Yemenis in desperate health situation

October 30, 2017 11:13 pm
Doctors Without Borders warn that millions of Yemenis in desperate health situation

A Yemeni child suspected of being infected with cholera is checked by a doctor at a makeshift hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the northern district of Abs in Yemen’s Hajjah province, on July 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The international medical charity Doctors Without Borders has warned […]

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Doctors Without Borders warn that millions of Yemenis in desperate health situation

11:13 pm
Doctors Without Borders warn that millions of Yemenis in desperate health situation

A Yemeni child suspected of being infected with cholera is checked by a doctor at a makeshift hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the northern district of Abs in Yemen’s Hajjah province, on July 16, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The international medical charity Doctors Without Borders has warned […]

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Europe’s cancer drugs mostly ineffective: Study

October 5, 2017 12:30 pm
Europe’s cancer drugs mostly ineffective: Study

A file photo of drugs (Photo by Corbis) European regulators approved 39 new cancer drugs between 2009 and 2013 despite having no evidence that they worked better than existing medicines, or at all, researchers said Thursday. The number represented more than half of 68 treatments to become available for European […]

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World Health Organization likely to cancel Yemen cholera vaccine shipment

July 12, 2017 10:30 pm
World Health Organization likely to cancel Yemen cholera vaccine shipment

The photo taken on June 13, 2017 shows a Yemeni infant suspected of being infected with cholera receiving treatment at a hospital in the capital Sana’a. (AFP photo) The World Health Organization (WHO) has indicated that a pre-planned shipment of cholera vaccines to Yemen is likely to be cancelled over […]

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Kenya first country in Africa to use latest generic AIDS drug

June 28, 2017 10:30 pm
Kenya first country in Africa to use latest generic AIDS drug

A picture taken on November 10, 2015 shows a community health worker screening a patient in Ndiwa, Homa Bay County. (Photo by AFP) Kenya is the first country in Africa to introduce a generic version of the current drug of choice for people living with HIV, officials said Wednesday. Kenya’s […]

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British Medical Association slams government’s health policy

June 26, 2017 1:45 pm
British Medical Association slams government’s health policy

The British Medical Association (BMA) Chairman, Mark Porter (File photo) The British Medical Association (BMA) has accused the government of deliberately ignoring concerns about the country’s crisis-hit health service. The BMA said on Monday that the health service was at breaking point and concerns were being willfully ignored by ministers. […]

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Cholera has killed 242 in Yemen: World Health Organization

May 19, 2017 5:26 pm
Cholera has killed 242 in Yemen: World Health Organization

A Yemeni man suspected of being infected with cholera receives treatment at a hospital in the capital Sana’a on May 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The World Health Organization says 242 people have been killed due to an outbreak of cholera that has engulfed war-torn Yemen, with about 23,500 other […]

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Brazil declares end to health emergency caused by Zika epidemy

May 12, 2017 1:35 pm
Brazil declares end to health emergency caused by Zika epidemy

A mother holds her Zika-infected four-month-old female baby as they wait for medical examinations at the State Brain Institute (IEC) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Brazil has declared the end of a national emergency that had been issued over a Zika epidemic in the country […]

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Healthcare bombshell: 24 million in US to lose insurance

March 14, 2017 6:00 am
Healthcare bombshell: 24 million in US to lose insurance

House Republicans’ proposal to revise the Affordable Care Act in the US would lower the number of Americans with health insurance by 24 million while reducing the federal deficit by US$337 billion by 2026, congressional budget analysts said. The report from the Congressional Budget Office underscores the dramatic loss in […]

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What will happen when US President Donald Trump replaces Obamacare

March 13, 2017 2:20 pm
What will happen when US President Donald Trump replaces Obamacare

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, left, joined by Rep. Phil Roe, holds up a copy of the original Affordable Care Act bill during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Photo / AP President Donald Trump and Republican leaders say drastic action is needed because the Obama-era health care […]

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