Tag Archives: health

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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Multiple sclerosis drug ‘a landmark’

December 2016 BBC; A drug that alters the immune system has been described as “big news” and a “landmark” in treating multiple sclerosis, doctors and charities say. Trials, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggest the drug can slow damage to the brain in two forms of MS. …

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