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DRC: Children, young men flee M23 recruitment

DRC: Children, young men flee M23 recruitment

August 16, 2012 0

KINSHASA 16 August 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of children and young men are fleeing rebel-held areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern North Kivu Province to escape forced recruitment by the insurgents,

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UGANDA: Scientists still in the dark about nodding syndrome

UGANDA: Scientists still in the dark about nodding syndrome

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 2, 2012 0

KAMPALA 02 August 2012 (IRIN) - A four-day international scientific meeting in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, highlighted the many unknowns of so-called "nodding disease" or "nodding syndrome", which has affected more than 3,000

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PAKISTAN: Measles outbreak linked to conflict

PAKISTAN: Measles outbreak linked to conflict

May 16, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 16 May 2012 (IRIN) - The recent outbreak of measles which claimed the lives of at least 12 children and one adult in Pakistan's North Waziristan's tribal agency is directly linked to

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