A socio-ecological analysis of risk, protective and promotive factors for the mental health of Burundian refugee children living in refugee camps - Scharpf F, Mkinga G, Masath FB, Hecker T.
Children and adolescents' mental health risk and resilience arise from a complex interplay of factors on several socio-ecological levels. However, little is known about the factors that shape the mental health of refugee youth living in refugee camps close... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Africa: East Africa Must Prioritise Women, Girls' Protection During Covid-19 and Beyond
[East African] For the better part of 2020, East African countries have been battling to contain the spread of Covid-19 with over 46,633 cases reported across Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda as of September 6. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hippopotamus bite morbidity: a report of 11 cases from Burundi - Haddara MM, Haberisoni JB, Trelles M, Gohou JP, Christella K, Dominguez L, Ali E.
Hippopotamus is one of the most-loved animals in Africa, yet it is aggressive and dangerous. The co-existence of humans in close proximity to their natural habitat increases the probability of human injury. Hippopotamus attacks have long been recognized to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Burundi: Timid Steps for a Break With the Past
[DW] Burundi's turnabout in handling the COVID-19 pandemic raised expectations of change in the country. But hopes were dampened by President Evariste Ndayishimiye's appointment of controversial figures to the government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Why COVID-19 Numbers Earned Rwanda Slot On EU's 'Safe' List
[East African] Burundi's new President Evariste Ndayishimiye has got good political instincts, after all. He has declared that Covid-19 is the country's "biggest enemy". It was a huge change from his predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza, who died suddenly last month weeks before he was due to step down. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Coronavirus Poses Leadership Test for Africa's Heads of State
[VOA] As Burundi enters a period of mourning for President Pierre Nkurunziza, who died Monday, his leadership during the coronavirus pandemic is being scrutinized. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa passes 200,000 confirmed cases after Burundi president dies of suspected Covid-19 – as it happened
Asylum applications in Europe fall to lowest level for a decade as borders closed; world facesworst food crisis in 50 years. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog here12.51amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below:Related:Coronavirus live news: US cases near 2 million as Mexico city ramps up testing in push to reopen12.36amBSTThe coronavirus pandemic will hit Coronation Street on 24 July when newly filmed episodes featuring the impact of the health emergency and recorded under strict restrictions are broadcast, although the producers promise the long-running soap will not be tu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier); Kevin Rawlinson, Jessica Murray, Damien Gayle and Simon Burnton (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Americas Middle East and North Africa Asia Pacific New Zealand Canada Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

UK coronavirus: PM says Prof Ferguson's claim that delaying lockdown by a week doubled death toll is 'premature' – as it happened
Imperial College academic ’s team wrote paper that led to UK government announcing the lockdown;UK records a further 245 coronavirus deaths, taking total to 41,128Earlier UK lockdown ‘could have saved 20,000 lives’‘Support bubble’ plan lets single parents in England combine householdsUK economy likely to suffer worst Covid-19 damage, says OECDCoronavirus global updates – liveBlack Lives Matter protests – liveEvening summary8.52pmBSTWe ’re closing this blog down now. Thanks for reading and commenting. You can follow our global pandemic coverage here:Related:Coronavirus live ne...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow, Alexandra Topping and Kevin Rawlinson Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Politics UK news Infectious diseases PMQs Boris Johnson Keir Starmer House of Commons Rishi Sunak Education Schools Chris Whitty Patrick Vallance Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Africa passes 200,000 confirmed cases after Burundi president dies of suspected Covid-19
Asylum applications in Europe fall to lowest level for a decade as borders closed; world facesworst food crisis in 50 yearsBurundi president dies of illness suspected to be coronavirusEU says China behind ‘huge wave’ of Covid-19 disinformationFauci: coronavirus pandemic that ‘took over the planet’ is far from overWHO urges Pakistan to return to lockdown as hospitals struggleUK coronavirus updates – live3.07pmBSTA disenchanted supporter has confronted the president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, outside his official residence, accusing the right-wing populist of “betraying” the country ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Damien Gayle, Simon Burnton and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Americas Middle East and North Africa Asia Pacific New Zealand Canada Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Burundi: Nkurunziza's Wife Still on Treatment in Kenya
[East African] Nairobi -Outgoing Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza succumbed to a heart attack in Bujumbura while his wife, Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, is still receiving treatment at the Aga Khan University Hospital, in Kenya's capital Nairobi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Death Robbed East Africa of a Prominent Leader, Says Kenyatta
[East African] Nairobi -Outgoing Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza succumbed to a heart attack in Bujumbura while his wife, Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, is still receiving treatment at the Aga Khan University Hospital, in Kenya's capital Nairobi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Nkurunziza's Wife Still Being Treated in Nairobi
[Nation] Outgoing Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza succumbed to a heart attack in Bujumbura while his wife, Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, is still receiving treatment at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Burundi First Lady Denise Nkurunziza Airlifted to Nairobi for Treatment
[Nation] Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, the wife of outgoing Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza, is being treated at Aga Khan University Hospital after contracting Covid-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Citizens Vote for New President Wednesday Despite Coronavirus Threat
[VOA] Voters in Burundi will choose the country's new president, members of parliament and local officials in Wednesday's elections, which are tempered by the challenge of the coronavirus outbreak and allegations of voter suppression. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: WHO Seeking Further Details On Staff Expulsion From Burundi
[UN News] The World Health Organization (WHO) was on Thursday seeking to clarify why authorities in Burundi have expelled its top official in the country and three other staff members, the UN agency's Regional Director for Africa told journalists during a press briefing on COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Burundi Expels WHO Officials
[VOA] Burundi has expelled four officials from the World Health Organization (WHO), declaring them persona non grata and ordering them to leave the country by Friday, a leaked memo from the country's foreign ministry reveals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

WHO seeking further details on staff expulsion from Burundi
The World Health Organization (WHO) was on Thursday seeking to clarify why authorities in Burundi have expelled its top official in the country and three other staff members, the UN agency’s Regional Director for Africa told journalists during a press briefing on COVID-19. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Coronavirus Response Takes Backseat As Election Looms in Burundi
[The New Humanitarian] Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Bournemouth, UK -'The authorities are so busy with the election campaign, they do almost nothing to fight COVID-19.' (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa ’s Health Dilemma: Protecting People from COVID-19 While Four Times as Many Could Die of Malaria
Africa is grappling with managing diseases like malaria, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis as health systems that are unable to cope with both this and the coronavirus pandemic. Sleeping under a net and taking antimalarial pills helps prevent malaria. Credit: Mercedes Sayagues/IPS By Busani BafanaBULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, May 11 2020 (IPS) Experts across Africa are warning that as hospitals and health facilities focus on COVID-19, less attention is being given to the management of other deadly diseases like HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, which affect millions more people. “Today if you have malaria symptoms you are in big tr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Africa Aid Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Fund for Aids/TB and Malaria Source Type: news

The cycle of violence as a function of PTSD and appetitive aggression: a longitudinal study with Burundian soldiers - Nandi C, Crombach A, Elbert T, Bambony é M, Pryss R, Schobel J, Weierstall-Pust R.
This study investigates the role of soldiers' levels of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms and appetitive aggre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Measles – Burundi
Burundi has been experiencing an increase in the number of confirmed cases of measles since November 2019. This outbreak initially started in a refugee transit camp (Centre de transit de Cishemere, Cibitoke Health district), whose inhabitants had arrived from measles-affected provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Refugees spend 21 days in the Transit Camp of Cishemere before they are sent to permanent camps in Nyankanda and Bwagiriza refugee camps in Butezi, Kavumu camp of Cankuzo, Garsowe camp of Muyinga and Mulumba camp at Kiremba. The outbreak was identified when suspected measles cases had been reported by the...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 6, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Burundi: Poll Campaigns in High Gear Despite Outbreak
[East African] Election campaigns for presidential and legislative seats in Burundi have kicked off ahead of the May 20 General Election, putting the country at risk of suffering a surge in new Covid-19 infections from close contact at the massive political rallies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 4, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Election Campaigns Kick-off Amid COVID-19, Harassment and Tension
[AI London] Political campaigning ahead of the 20 May presidential elections officially kicks off in Burundi today against a backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and continued intimidation of people by the Imbonerakure youth wing of the ruling party, the National Council for Defence of Democracy -- Forces for the Defence of Democracy (CNDD-FDD). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: General Election in Burundi This Month Still On
[East African] There has been no indication so far that Burundi will cancel or delay election campaigns or the general election scheduled for later this month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Govt Reopens Rwanda, DR Congo Borders to Cargo Trucks
[New Times] The government of Burundi has reopened its borders for goods transiting from Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, after two weeks of blockage on the country's northern and western borders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Prayers to Go On in Burundi
[East African] As Christians celebrate Easter holidays worldwide, the coronavirus pandemic has shaped a new way to congregate in the Catholic churches in Burundi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Football Team Plays Through Coronavirus Threat
[VOA] Burundi's national football club is continuing its pursuit of a championship, despite the deadly risk posed by the global spread of the coronavirus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Aid Groups Blocked From Coronavirus Quarantine Sites
[The New Humanitarian] Bournemouth, UK -'Any interventions should be in line with international human rights standards.' (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Burundi Announces First Two Covid-19 Cases
[East African] Burundi has confirmed its first two coronavirus cases, Health minister Thad ée Ndikumana announced late Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 1, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Govt Blocks Cargo Trucks From Region
[New Times] The government of Burundi has blocked entry of cargo trucks from different East African Community (EAC) countries transiting through Rwanda, a situation which started last week, according to reports from several border posts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Zero COVID-19 Cases Confirmed
[East African] As of March 26 Burundi had not reported a single case of Covid-19. In a national address on the state broadcaster, government spokesman Prosper Ntahorwamiye warned media houses against spreading false information on the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Pandemic in Locations with a Humanitarian Response
Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Published: 3/30/2020. This map shows the number of confirmed cases and deaths from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in locations with Humanitarian Response Plans (HRPs) or other types of response plans. The countries include Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Сentral African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, occupied Palestinian territory, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Yemen. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Govt Suspends All Flights, Screens Returnees and Visitors for Covid-19
[East African] Burundi's minister in charge of Public Security, Alain-Guillaume Bunyoni, has suspended all flights in and out of the country's Melchior Ndadaye International Airport to prevent the spread of the coronavirus into the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 22, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rwanda: Coronavirus Cases Rise to 8
[New Times] Rwanda has confirmed the eighth case of coronavirus after a 35-year old Burundian national tested positive on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Four Countries in the African Region License Vaccine in Milestone for Ebola Prevention
[WHO] The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, Ghana and Zambia have licensed an Ebola vaccine, just 90 days after World Health Organization (WHO) prequalification. Registration of the vaccine is expected in additional countries in the coming weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: The Beacon of Universal Health Coverage in Africa
[WHO] Rwanda is one of the smallest countries in the African mainland. It is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. No miracle was expected from that African country following the genocide against the Tutsi of 1994. Fundamental to recovery - building trust and fostering peace and stability - Rwanda has been continuously investing in services, like health, infrastructures and education. After the tragic 1994 events the new leadership put at the center of a raising nation, (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi's rebel groups and the stigmatisation of wartime sexual violence - Sellstr öm AM.
This article qualitatively explores rebel group stigmatisation (and stigma) of wartime sexual violence and p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Burundi: Burundi Cholera Epidemic - 'Thankfully, My Family All Came Back Cured'
[MSF] Since June 2019, Burundi has been facing a major cholera epidemic. More than 1,000 cases have been recorded, the majority from Bujumbura, the country's main city. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

UN: More than 7 million malaria cases in Burundi outbreak
UN reports more than 7 million malaria cases in Burundi outbreak this year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Burundi: Wednesday's Daily Brief - Fear Rampant in Burundi, WHO On Nutrition, Hurricane Dorian Latest, Cyberbullying Poll, Bachelet, One Year On
[UN News] A recap of Wednesday's main stories: UN rights experts warn 'climate of fear' rampant in Burundi; New health report on proper nutrition; One in three young people say they've been bullied online; and UN's top rights official on world's crises (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: Why the Ebola Outbreak Was Declared a Global Emergency and Why It Matters
[The Conversation Africa] In mid-July the WHO declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. At the time over 2000 cases had been reported. A factor that is likely to have influenced the decision was that a new case had been noted near Goma near the border with Rwanda. The fear was that the disease would spread through Goma, a city of 2 million people, and that it would rapidly cross into Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 22, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi Starts Ebola Vaccines for Health Workers -WHO Burundi Starts Ebola Vaccines for Health Workers -WHO
Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Burundi: Govt Launches Ebola Vaccination Campaign for Health and Front-Line Workers
[WHO] On 13th August, the Ministry of Public Health and AIDS Control kicked off the vaccination campaign for front-line staff against the Ebola virus disease. The campaign started at the Gatumba entry point at the Border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Wednesday ’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down
Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations  for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence abates during truce, and disarmament conference’s first woman chief urges Governments to “overcome their differences”.   (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO
Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Burundi: Burundian YouTube Child Star's Death Spotlights Malaria Epidemic
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Malaria, spread when female mosquitoes bite humans, kills almost half a million people each year, with 90% of deaths in Africa (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Burundi: YouTube Child Star's Death Spotlights Malaria Epidemic
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Malaria, spread when female mosquitoes bite humans, kills almost half a million people each year, with 90% of deaths in Africa (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 14, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Burundi: Malaria Death Toll in Burundi Rivals DRC Ebola Deaths - OCHA
[RFI] A malaria outbreak of "epidemic proportions" has killed some 1,800 people in Burundi in 2019, with a death toll on par with neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo's contagious Ebola, according to the latest report by OCHA, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 7, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Burundi: Govt Playing Politics with Deadly Malaria Outbreak?
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that 5.7 million cases of malaria were recorded in Burundi in 2019, and with a population of just over 11 million, this is about half its population. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - August 7, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades
Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than wealthier parts of the world. A major consequence of that trend, analysis of the U.N.’s latest population forecasts shows, is that countries experiencing the world’s most rapid population growth over the coming decades will also be on the front lines of climate change. TIME compared data from population forecasts published by the U.N. in June with a ranking of countries who are most vulnerable to climate change compiled by British risk consultancy Verisk Maplecroft. ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized climate change data visualization Science Source Type: news