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News Guinea » Health: E.Guinea's attorney general says opposition party 'must be dissolved'

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/e-guineas-attorney-general-says-opposition-party-must-113139524.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - Equatorial Guinea's main opposition party ... he denied claims of "mistreatment" and said it was due to ill health. Earlier this month, the EU denounced a "sharp decline" in human rights following the election and ...

News Guinea » Health: After Ebola crisis, Yale works to strengthen Liberian health system

News channel or source: https://news.yale.edu/2018/02/23/after-ebola-crisis-yale-works-strengthen-liberian-health-system
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

states that a reported 881 health workers were infected, resulting in 513 reported deaths. All told, it is estimated Liberia lost 8% of its doctors, nurses, and midwives to Ebola; Sierra Leone lost 7%; and Guinea 1%. Devastation of West Africa’s ...

News Guinea » Health: Lassa fever in Nigeria kills 73 as outbreak of deadly virus continues to spiral - just days after World Health Organisation warned disease is an 'urgent' threat

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5426435/Overwhelming-outbreak-Lassa-fever-Nigeria-kills-73.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

According to the World Health Organization, only 20 per cent of victims will report any symptoms. Lassa fever is endemic in Nigeria and several other countries on the west coast of Africa, including Liberia and Guinea, according to the WHO. Symptoms ...

News Guinea » Health: WHO declares Kenya Guinea-worm free

News channel or source: https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2018/02/21/who-declares-kenya-guinea-worm-free_c1718750
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Kenya has officially been declared free of guinea worm disease. This is after a team from World Health Organisation evaluating the status of the disease found no evidence of its transmission in the last three years. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom ...

News Guinea » Health: Kenya a declared Guinea Worm Free country

News channel or source: http://www.menafn.com/1096504258/Kenya-a-declared-Guinea-Worm-Free-country
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

This is a major public health milestone for the country in that GW is certified as being no longer a disease burden for the country. While Guinea Worm surveillance has to continue until all countries of the world are declared Guinea Worm free, the ...

News Guinea » Health: Kratom linked to dozens of illnesses from salmonella, health officials warn

News channel or source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/kratom-salmonella-fda-cdc-warning/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The popular botanical drug kratom is already under fire from U.S. health officials as an addictive opioid ... Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It has been sold as a dietary supplement -- typically to help manage pain and boost energy.

News Guinea » Health: Guinea pigs rescued from Louisa hoarder closer to adoption

News channel or source: http://wric.com/2018/02/12/guinea-pigs-rescued-from-louisa-hoarder-closer-to-adoption/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Stanley says the Center took in nearly 90 animals, including the guinea pigs. Many of them had wounds and various health issues. “There were multiple problems with the eyes,” explains Dr. Michael Blair, a veterinary ophthalmologist with Animal Eye Care ...

News Guinea » Health: Israeli Medical Experts from Sheba Medical Center Restore Eyesight to the Blind in Remote Papua New Guinea Villages

News channel or source: http://www.medindia.net/health-press-release/Israeli-Medical-Experts-from-Sheba-Medical-Center-Restore-Eyesight-to-the-Blind-in-Remote-Papua-New-Guinea-Villages-359073-1.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

national hospital, just completed its second successful humanitarian medical mission to Papua New Guinea where their medical experts performed over 80 life-transforming eye surgeries that restored vision to the blind. More missions are scheduled to take ...

News Guinea » Health: Ebola effects on Liberia health system 'killed more than virus'

News channel or source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Ebola_effects_on_Liberia_health_system_killed_more_than_virus?profile=1228
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

"Ebola's collateral effects on (Liberia's) health system likely caused more deaths than Ebola ... and often deadly virus directly killed more than 11,000 people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

News Guinea » Health: Anne Williams: Never too old to start running — or be a 'guinea pig'

News channel or source: http://vancouversun.com/sun-run/anne-williams-never-too-old-to-start-running-or-be-a-guinea-pig
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

I work for a health benefits organization whose mission it is to improve ... so why not just save time and be a guinea pig?” I arrived at my first Sun Run InTraining Clinic at False Creek Community Centre on Saturday, Jan. 20. Being closer in ...