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“People’s science”: How West African communities fought the Ebola epidemic and won

“People’s science”: How West African communities fought the Ebola epidemic and won

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 26, 2017 0

Three years on from the start of the West African Ebola epidemic, lessons are still being learned. And the most surprising are not coming from the scientists, but from the affected communities themselves;

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How mining and militarisation led to an HIV epidemic in Indonesia’s Papua

How mining and militarisation led to an HIV epidemic in Indonesia’s Papua

November 21, 2016 0

Martina Wanago was sick. In fact, she was sure she would die.

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Polio to be wiped out globally this year: WHO

Polio to be wiped out globally this year: WHO

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 5, 2016 0

Huma Shazif had just vaccinated five children against polio in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar when the gunmen attacked. They sped off on a motorbike as her colleague lay dying on the ground

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What changes and doesn’t change after Turkey’s failed coup

What changes and doesn’t change after Turkey’s failed coup

July 18, 2016 0

With more than than 290 dead, 1,400 injured, and 9,000 arrested (including 30 governors), a dramatic coup attempt by a segment of the Turkish military is over, or at least in its dying

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IRIN’s Top Picks: Cambodian injustice, Syrian hospitals, and missing pirates

IRIN’s Top Picks: Cambodian injustice, Syrian hospitals, and missing pirates

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 19, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top

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Zika: Are mosquitoes the cure as well as the curse?

Zika: Are mosquitoes the cure as well as the curse?

February 5, 2016 0

OXFORD 05 February 2016 (IRIN) - As the Zika virus continues its relentless spread through Latin America and beyond, causing anguish for would-be parents and leaving a trail of children with severe and

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Ebola scares off trainee nurses in Liberia

Ebola scares off trainee nurses in Liberia

August 18, 2015 0

MONROVIA 18 August 2015 (IRIN) - Liberia was in dire need of more doctors and nurses before the Ebola outbreak began. Now the situation is getting even more desperate as many Liberians considering

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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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Stigma leaves Liberia’s Ebola workers high and dry

Stigma leaves Liberia’s Ebola workers high and dry

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 11, 2015 0

MONROVIA 11 June 2015 (IRIN) - Liberia's Ebola outbreak is finally over, but many Liberians who risked their lives helping in the year-long battle to eradicate the virus are now being discriminated against

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Ebola and HIV: how to change behaviour for the long term

Ebola and HIV: how to change behaviour for the long term

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 20, 2015 0

NAIROBI 20 March 2015 (IRIN) - There have been no new Ebola infections in Liberia in the past three weeks, but it’s still far too early to say the virus has been defeated

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