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U.N. Aims To Reach Almost 5.7M Iraqi Children In Polio Vaccination Campaign

U.N. News Centre: U.N. launches mass polio vaccination campaign set to target nearly 5.7 million Iraqi children “Aiming to target 5.7 million children under the age of five, the United Nations [Tuesday] launched a mass polio vaccination campaign in Iraq, which is set to be conducted in all governorates to…

Community Health Workers Helping To Improve Maternal Care In Nigeria

NPR: New Mothers Get A New Kind Of Care In Rural Nigeria “How do you help a country struggling to provide quality health care, particularly to its rural citizens? More doctors would be great. New and better clinics would help. But in some places, community health workers are an important…

Southern African Drought Set To Hit Zimbabwe Hardest, U.N. Says

Reuters: Zimbabweans go hungry as drought hammers southern Africa “…The drought is likely to damage harvests across southern Africa — from southern Angola to Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, and Namibia, the World Food Programme (WFP) says. The impact is looking particularly serious for Zimbabwe, where the economy has been struggling…

International Business Times Explores Chagas Disease Prevalence, Treatment In U.S.

International Business Times: Chagas Disease: How A Silent Tropical Parasite Prospers In The U.S. “…Last week at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is also serving as current president of the G7 nations, pledged a renewed focus on fighting a handful of debilitating diseases that…

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