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Hundreds of Refugees Die at the Al-Hol Camp in Syria Due to Poor Living Conditions As widely reported by many refugees and various international organizations, the Al-Hol refugee camp in the troubled Middle East nation state of Syria has in recent times become a humanitarian hell-scape, due to lack of  accommodation and medical facilities. Recently […]Continue Reading
Cancer Causing Pathogens Discovered in Slum Waters in Arusha and Kampala. Cancer is now a major killer epidemic around the world.  New discoveries indicate that it may exist in one of the most essential natural elements for life – water. Researchers from IHE Delft Institute for Water Education together with their counterparts from universities in […]Continue Reading
Heart disease is one of the most dangerous causes of premature deaths around the world. Cardiovascular-related diseases often develop over a period of time and their attacks can be fatal if medical emergency is not available. Doctors usually assess heart risk by concentrating on indicators such as cholesterol levels, blood pressure, smoking, diet, and lifestyle.  […]Continue Reading
Report by WHO Says Diseases Are Costing African Nations $2.4 Trillion Per Year. WHO Launches An Investment Case To Achieve SDGs And Universal Health Coverage In Africa. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), nearly 630 million years of healthy lives were lost in 2015 due to diseases afflicting populations across the African continent’s 47 […]Continue Reading
The economic and political crisis in the oil producing South American country of Venezuela is getting much worse by the day. Very recently, there was a five-day power blackout that left homes without light or water. Many ordinary Venezuelans have been forced to find the crucial natural resource in the last place they ever imagined. […]Continue Reading
SECOND MAN TO BE CURED OF AIDS VIRUS AFTER A CCR5 CELLS TRANSPLANT. About 37 million people worldwide are currently reported to be infected with the HIV/ AIDS pandemic, which has already killed around 35 million people worldwide since it began in the early 1980s. Scientific research into the complex virus has in recent years […]Continue Reading
China Donates Ant-Malarial Drugs To South Sudan to Prevent Spread of Tropical Diseases. Since its recent separation and independence from the larger part of the former Republic of Sudan, Africa’s newest nation of South Sudan, has been faced by a number of major problems, including civil war, political confrontation, economic downturns and natural calamities. One […]Continue Reading
Joint Efforts by the U.S., Canada and Mexico to Preventing Outbreak of Swine Fever. Following the still unclear but widespread distribution of the highly contagious swine fever in various parts of China and Europe, North America is currently in an alert situation. The United States, Mexico and Canada are making concerted efforts to prevent the […]Continue Reading
The Female genital Mutilation commonly known us the (FGM) continues to cause adebate from both supporters and those against the practise. However, as we mark international Day today against the practise dubbed, the world day for zero tolerance to FGM, Issues of focus are on dignity, value, and worth of life being greater than the […]Continue Reading
RWANDA NOW PLANS TO PRODUCE METHANE GAS FROM DANGEROUS LAKE KIVU The East African nation of Rwanda is now on a major economic and financial uplift. On Tuesday, February  5th  the East African Community member state announced that  it had on Friday signed a major deal valued US$400 million on Friday 1st February,  to produce […]Continue Reading
WHO REPORT SHOWS THAT OVER 300,000 WOMEN DIE OF CERVICAL CANCER. After commemoration of the World Cancer Day on Monday, February 4th 2019 the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has released a statement which shows that cervical cancer kills more than 300,000 women every year. The appalling statistics reveal that around the globe, one […]Continue Reading
The Israeli biotech company, Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies (AEBi), has announced a medical breakthrough that will cure cancer.Scientists at AEBi say they have discovered a way of using peptides, a chain of amino acids, to target and kill cancer cells. “We believe we will offer in a year’s time a complete cure for cancer,” AEBi board […]Continue Reading