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Record dengue outbreak fans fears in Malaysia

Record dengue outbreak fans fears in Malaysia

August 12, 2015 0

KUALA LUMPUR 12 August 2015 (IRIN) - Malaysia’s Health Ministry has warned the country is facing its largest dengue outbreak ever, with 201 deaths so far this year. >

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Turn on the taps to defeat the next Ebola

Turn on the taps to defeat the next Ebola

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 15, 2015 0

DAKAR 15 June 2015 (IRIN) - It is a cruel irony that many of the top doctors and nurses in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will not be around to help rebuild their

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Ebola response up but huge gaps remain

Ebola response up but huge gaps remain

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 12, 2014 0

DAKAR/MONROVIA 12 August 2014 (IRIN) - While Ebola treatment and containment efforts are gradually gaining pace in Sierra Leone and Liberia, there are still far too few health workers, contact tracers and community

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Agencies fighting Ebola reach “breaking point”

Agencies fighting Ebola reach “breaking point”

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 31, 2014 0

KENEMA/KAILAHUN/FREETOWN/MONROVIA 31 July 2014 (IRIN) - A shortage of trained health workers in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea who can treat Ebola victims and prevent further spread of the deadly disease is hampering

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Rising Ebola cases strain health workers

Rising Ebola cases strain health workers

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 31, 2014 0

KENEMA/KAILAHUN/FREETOWN/MONROVIA 31 July 2014 (IRIN) - A shortage of trained health workers in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea who can treat Ebola victims and prevent further spread of the deadly disease is hampering

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Gaza running out of medical supplies, as Israeli bombing continues

Gaza running out of medical supplies, as Israeli bombing continues

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 14, 2014 0

GAZA/RAFAH 14 July 2014 (IRIN) - As Israel continues to bomb hundreds of targets in the Gaza Strip, hospitals are facing a shortage of medical supplies. Pre-existing shortages are being exacerbated by heightened

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Toxic poultry feed threatens Bangladesh’s poor

Toxic poultry feed threatens Bangladesh’s poor

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 2, 2014 0

DHAKA 02 June 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh's leather tanneries are notoriously filthy, exposing workers and neighbours to toxic chemicals.

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Toxic poultry feed spreads Bangladesh tannery risk

Toxic poultry feed spreads Bangladesh tannery risk

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 2, 2014 0

DHAKA 02 June 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh's leather tanneries are notoriously filthy, exposing workers and neighbours to toxic chemicals. And recent studies show that poultry feed produced from industry scraps may also be

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South Sudan capital faces worsening cholera outbreak

South Sudan capital faces worsening cholera outbreak

May 28, 2014 0

JUBA 28 May 2014 (IRIN) - Health officials are warning that a cholera outbreak in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, which has left 23 people dead and forced more than 650 others to seek

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Alert over spike in Middle East flu virus

Alert over spike in Middle East flu virus

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 5, 2014 0

DUBAI 05 May 2014 (IRIN) - Health authorities around the world are on high alert after a sudden spike in the incidence of a deadly Middle Eastern flu bug that began in Saudi

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