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GUINEA-SIERRA LEONE: Cholera outbreak easing

GUINEA-SIERRA LEONE: Cholera outbreak easing

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2012 0

DAKAR 24 September 2012 (IRIN) - The cholera outbreak in Guinea and Sierra Leone that has killed 392 people and infected more than 25,000 others since February is slowing down, say aid groups

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GUINEA: Conakry residents demand cholera vaccine

GUINEA: Conakry residents demand cholera vaccine

September 13, 2012 0

CONAKRY 13 September 2012 (IRIN) - With Guinea facing its gravest cholera outbreak since 2007, some residents of the capital Conakry are clamouring to be vaccinated. >

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GUINEA: Breastfeeding versus old wives tales

GUINEA: Breastfeeding versus old wives tales

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 3, 2012 0

CONAKRY 03 September 2012 (IRIN) - Countless babies in Guinea are not given their first breast milk for hours - however long it takes a designated family member to bring water that is

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GUINEA-SIERRA LEONE: Cholera – rising with the downpours

GUINEA-SIERRA LEONE: Cholera – rising with the downpours

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 31, 2012 0

FREETOWN 31 August 2012 (IRIN) - Heavy rainfall is accelerating the spread of cholera in Sierra Leone and Guinea, where existing health risks such as poor hygiene practices, unsafe water sources and improper

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GUINEA: Deadlock over parliamentary elections

GUINEA: Deadlock over parliamentary elections

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 29, 2012 0

CONAKRY 29 August 2012 (IRIN) - Political battles have intensified in Guinea after the government thwarted an opposition rally to demand free parliamentary elections, raising fears that a return to stability and development

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GUINEA-BISSAU: Falling cashew exports raise hardship

GUINEA-BISSAU: Falling cashew exports raise hardship

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 15, 2012 0

BISSAU 15 August 2012 (IRIN) - Cashew nut farmers and traders in Guinea Bissau have been left holding tonnes of produce after India slashed imports, and the low prices being offered are increasing

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