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News Madagascar » Health: Madagascar has a hi-tech waterless toilet that charges your phone

News channel or source: https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2018/02/10/madagascar-hi-tech-waterless-toilet-charges-phone/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

“And we were afraid of getting sick because of the filth.” Lack of toilets is not a problem unique to Madagascar. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 2.4 billion people lack access to basic toilet facilities, and nearly 1bn can’t even ...

News Madagascar » Health: World health chief warns a pandemic that will kill millions 'could start in any country at any time'

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5391477/World-chief-warns-world-unprepared-pandemic.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The world remains vulnerable Dr Tedros Adhanom, director general of the World Health Organization Dr Tedros' comments follow the plague outbreak in Madagascar - the most recent epidemic to receive international aid attention amid fears it would spread.

News Madagascar » Health: ISS Today: Madagascar's Hery must avoid the worst plague of all

News channel or source: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2018-02-08-iss-today-madagascars-hery-must-avoid-the-worst-plague-of-all/
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

First published by ISS Today Madagascar’s President Hery Rajaonarimampianina must ... infecting over 2 000 Malagasy and killing more than 200, according to the World Health Organisation. Hery must be bracing himself for frogs. He probably feels he ...

News Madagascar » Health: Health groups dispute Trump admin claims on abortion funding

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/09/politics/trump-abortion-funding-health-groups/index.html
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Already, it said, clinics and projects in Madagascar, Uganda and Zimbabwe have been scaled back. "This will damage not just women's health and their opportunities for the future, but the longer-term economic prospects and stability of the world's poorest ...

News Madagascar » Health: Next plague outbreak in Madagascar could be 'stronger': WHO

News channel or source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/africa/2018-02-07-next-plague-outbreak-in-madagascar-could-be-stronger-who/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The World Health Organization chief Wednesday said a deadly plague epidemic appeared to have been brought under control in Madagascar, but warned the next outbreak would likely be stronger. "The next transmission could be more pronounced or stronger," WHO ...

News Madagascar » Health: Chinese doctors dedicated to aid in Madagascar

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/17/c_136982086.htm
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

He went to Madagascar ten years ago," said Xu's wife ... They have performed over 120,000 surgeries, according to statistics from the Gansu Health and Family Planning Commission. "We have many doctors like Xu working during the holiday.

News Madagascar » Health: Annual WHO Report Reveals Top 10 Pathogens That Pose Greatest Risk To Public Health In 2018

News channel or source: http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/annual-who-report-reveals-top-10-pathogens-that-pose-greatest-risk-to-public-health-in-2018/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The researchers particularly highlighted the need to improve diagnostics and vaccines for pneumonic plague, which was responsible for a deadly outbreak in Madagascar late last year. Other health concerns raised in the report were disease spillover from ...

News Madagascar » Health: Plague – Madagascar

News channel or source: http://www.who.int/csr/don/15-november-2017-plague-madagascar/en/
Publication date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

As of 10 November 2017, a total of 2119 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of plague, including 171 deaths (case fatality rate: 8%), have been reported by the Ministry of Health of Madagascar to WHO. From 1 August through 10 November 2017, 1618 (76% ...

News Madagascar » Health: Madagascar's Hery must avoid the worst plague of all

News channel or source: https://issafrica.org/iss-today/madagascars-hery-must-avoid-the-worst-plague-of-all
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Madagascar’s President Hery Rajaonarimampianina must be ... infecting over 2 000 Malagasy and killing more than 200, according to the World Health Organisation. Hery must be bracing himself for frogs. He probably feels he has been the undeserving victim ...