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The Health Data Conundrum


January 2017 NYTimes; THERE’S quite a paradox when it comes to our health data. Most of us still cannot readily look at it, but there’s been an epidemic of cybercriminals and thieves hacking and stealing this most personal information. Last year hundreds of breaches involving millions of health records were …

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KENYA: Hospital urges State to end doctors’ strike

January 2017 DailyNation; A mission hospital in Meru has reached out to the Kenya Red Cross and other health sector players to assist in treating patients as the doctors’ strike persists. Sister Mary Nkatha, St Theresa Hospital’s administrator, said managers are looking for people to help attend to the many …

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ETHIOPIA: Efforts to Feed Millions

December 2016 TheEthiopianHerald; By 2050, the world’s population will reach 9.1 billion, 35 per cent higher than today. More of such population increase will occur in developing countries. Urbanization will continue at an accelerated pace, and about 70 per cent of the world’s population will be urban compared to the …

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