Malaria in the News

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Four million Rwandan children targeted for life-saving interventions

During a week long campaign women and children across Rwanda will be reached with a package of key life-saving interventions to protect them from preventable illnesses.

24 Mar '09 | Rwanda

HIV-related TB deaths higher than past estimates

24 Mar '09 | Tuberculosis (TB)

With UNICEF, Solidarit├ęs distributes supplies in north-east DRC

Thanks to the recent establishment of an air route between Bunia and Doruma in the North-East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), distribution has begun of 25 tons of emergency relief su...

19 Mar '09 | Humanitarian Aid | DRC

Logistic effort to supply medicines to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

A massive logistic operation is in progress to supply of life-saving medicines to hundreds of thousands in the DRC. As part of that effort 22 tonnes of medical supplies, including anti-diarrhoeal d...

14 Nov '08 | International Aid | DRC

WHO and health partners lead massive cholera response in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

60 tonnes of medicines arrived by plane into Kampala, the capital of neighbouring Uganda. Much of that is due to leave by road for Goma. The consignment includes Oral Rehydration Salts as well as ...

13 Nov '08 | Cholera | DRC

First emergency supplies airlifted into Goma, DR Congo

The first four planes carrying supplies to curb cholera and respiratory infections have arrived in Goma, sent from Dubai by the UK Department for International Development. Six more planeloads of s...

11 Nov '08 | Humanitarian | DRC

Up to 100,000 displaced in North Kivu, DRC in the last week

Up to 100,000 people, around 60% of which are children, have fled their homes due to heavy fighting between belligerent armed groups in North Kivu last week.

03 Nov '08 | DRC

Potential anti-cancer compound developed from Chinese salad plant

Scientists in the United States have developed a new compound based on a chemical in the sweet wormwood plant, which appears to be effective at killing certain kinds of cancer cells in laboratory t...

16 Oct '08 | Cancer Research | USA

African ministers to defend health from environmental harm

At the end of historic four-day talks in Gabon, ministers of state from African countries have signed and adopted the Libreville Declaration which commits their governments to take measures to stim...

29 Aug '08 | Environmental Health | 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 ...

19 Aug '08 | Floods | Africa

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