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HIV associated with Salmonella epidemic in sub Saharan Africa

The emergence and spread of new variants of Salmonella Typhimurium has been found to correspond to the emergence and spread of HIV in parts sub-Saharan Africa. A major contributing factor to the in...

11 Oct '12 | HIV | sub-Saharan Africa

Angola celebrates a year without polio

Angola celebrates a year without polio: Angola has made considerable progress against polio by working to improve disease surveillance, increase the quality and coverage of mass polio vaccination c...

10 Aug '12 | Polio | Angola

India records one year without polio cases

India appears to have interrupted wild poliovirus transmission, completing one year without polio since its last case, in a 2-year-old girl in the state of West Bengal, on 13 January 2011. India wa...

12 Jan '12 | Polio | India

Effort to halt polio outbreak in Luanda, Angola

In 2010, 32 people contracted polio in Angola, a disappointing turnaround from 2004, when Angola celebrated three consecutive years free from the virus and the country stood ready to be declared po...

21 Jan '11 | Polio | Angola

WFP and UNICEF scale up nutrition to fight child stunting in Southern and Eastern Africa

Stunting (low height for age) indicates nutritional deprivation early in life, from conception up to two years of age. Unlike underweight, which is a composite of both stunting and wasting (low wei...

18 Jan '11 | Nutrition | Africa

Mass vaccination in response to polio in Congo, DRC and Angola

Mass vaccination: Every man, every woman, every child will be immunized irrespective of their past immunization status, said WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Luis Sambo. - This way we can be as...

11 Nov '10 | Polio | International

Research reveals how dengue fever virus infects living cells

Dengue is transmitted by mosquitoes and infects up to 100 million people each year. People bitten by an infected mosquito first develop a fever, followed by other symptoms such as joint pain, rash ...

12 Oct '10 | Dengue Fever | USA

UNICEF welcomes Angolan Government campaign to reduce maternal and infant mortality

According to the results of a Government survey released this month, Angola has made significant strides towards reducing maternal and infant mortality since 2002, with the mortality rate for child...

25 Aug '10 | Pregnancy | Angola

Launch of the National Child Health Week and Measles Campaign in Zambia

The Ministry of Health in Zambia and partners, including UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), have launched the Integrated National Child Health Week and Measles Campaign in Chawama comp...

19 Jul '10 | Measles | Zambia

Pregnancy 300 times deadlier in least developed world

Women in the world’s least developed countries are 300 times more likely to die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications than women in developed countries, according to UNICEF’s State ...

15 Jan '09 | Pregnancy | Developing World

Pope St Gregory I (c.540-604 CE) stated that there were nine ranks of angels in Heaven.

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