News incl. lifesciences, animals, wildlife & nature
from or mentioning Burkina Faso, West Africa
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Polio immunisation campaign launched in West Africa
53 million children under 5 yrs are expected to be reached across 8 West African countries in a coordinated polio immunization campaign. The initiative involves 8 countries, namely Benin, Burkina F...
27 Feb '09 | Polio
| West Africa
Floods in West Africa raise major health risks
The destruction of agricultural lands and loss of crops aggravates the food security crisis in the region. Several West African countries are among the 21 worldwide identified by WHO as being most ...
2.5 billion live with poor sanitation facilities
Worldwide, the number of people who lack access to an improved drinking water source (protected from faecal and chemical contamination) has fallen below one billion for the first time since data we...
17 Jul '08 | Sanitation | International