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Sudan: Khartoum State Closes School With Cholera Cases
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Jebel Awlia / Sharg El Nil -The Khartoum state Ministry of Health closed a school in Jebel Awlia locality after more than 20 students suffered from diarrhoea. Five of them were infected with cholera. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rohingya: A Trail of Misfortune
A burnt down house in a Rohingya village in northern Rakhine State, a result of sectarian violence in August 2017. Credit: Moe Zaw/VOA/public domainBy Farid AhmedCOX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, Sep 18 2017 (IPS)Forsaken and driven out by their home country Myanmar, tens of thousands of Rohingyas are struggling to survive in Bangladesh’s border districts amid scarcities of food, clean water and medical care, mostly for children and elderly people.In a desperate flight to escape brutal military persecution, men, women and children in the thousands have walked for miles, travelled on rickety fishing boats or waded through the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farid Ahmed Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Bangladesh Myanmar Rohingyas U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Source Type: news

Gut health: How often YOU should go to the loo and laxative advice revealed
CONSTIPATION, irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea are common health complaints, doctors have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: 'Diarrhoea Epidemic Under Control' - Sudan Health Minister
[Radio Dabanga] Darfur / South Kordofan / Sennar -According to the Sudanese Minister of Health, the spread of cholera -which the government continues to call acute watery diarrhoea- is under control. Two people died of the infectious disease and nearly 50 new cases were reported in the country over the weekend. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 11, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Suffered Severe Diarrhoea for 2 Weeks, Says Grace
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe once asked for Defence Minister, Sydney Sekeramayi to his "deathbed" as he feared he could succumb to a food poisoning induced diarrhoea attack which condemned him to his bed for two weeks. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Could a Mediterranean diet be as good as drugs for acid reflux?
Conclusion The results of this relatively small cohort study seem to show that a plant-based Mediterranean diet with alkaline water is equally good as PPI medication at treating acid reflux symptoms when people also follow standard advice to cut out certain things from their diet. This might suggest that the first port of call for people with gastro-oesophageal reflux could be to try a Mediterranean diet before going on PPI medication, to avoid potential side effects. There are, however, some limitations to this research: Cohort studies can only show links and cannot prove definite cause and effect, and retrospective coh...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Source Type: news

Toilet break warning: THIS appearing in your poo could be a sign of a serious gut problem
TOILET breaks can often indicate the state of of your health, with constipation, diarrhoea and blood in your stools a sign there is a potentially serious issue with your gut. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Tens of Thousands Affected By Cholera, Heavy Rains
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Over 30,700 cases of acute watery diarrhoea were reported throughout the country, reports Federal Ministry of Health. Almost 64,000 people affected by heavy rains and flash floods throughout the country. According to UNHCR there are over 424,000 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. And the Qatar Fund for Development donates $70million towards development projects in Darfur, reports the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported in its latest biweekly bulletin. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stomach bloating? How YOU can recognise signs of ill health from your gut
BLOATING, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhoea and food intolerance are some of the major complaints people have relating to their gut. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gut health: How YOU can recognise signs of ill health from your stomach
BLOATING, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhoea and food intolerance are some of the major complaints people have relating to their gut. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: 'Central Darfur Must Prepare for Diarrhoea Epidemic'
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -About 42,300 people were affected by heavy rains and flash floods throughout the country. International aid agencies reported the need for accelerated preparedness for Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) and responses in Central Darfur. Aid reaches 1,000 displaced people who fled to El Sireaf, North Darfur, due to inter-tribal conflict in Central Darfur, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported in its latest biweekly bulletin. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diarrhoea and vomiting warning: Why you should NEVER drink cloudy water
DIARRHOEA and vomiting are symptoms of gastrointestinal illnesses, linked by a new study to drinking cloudy water. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poisonings went hand in hand with the drinking water in Pompeii
(University of Southern Denmark) The ancient Romans were famous for their advanced water supply. But the drinking water in the pipelines was probably poisoned on a scale that may have led to daily problems with vomiting, diarrhoea, and liver and kidney damage. This is the finding of analyses of water pipe from Pompeii. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Manchester father died of accidental overdose of Imodium
Aaron McCaffrey (pictured), 27, from Manchester became addicted to diarrhoea-relief tablets that he had stockpiled. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is gastroenteritis? Symptoms including projectile vomiting and diarrhoea explained
GASTROENTERITIS has caused a number of athletes in the World Championships in London to fall ill this week. But what is the condition and can you catch it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Breastfeeding Is One of the “Smartest Investments” for All Countries
May 18, 2017. A combined group of South Sudanese refugees and Ugandans take part in a class about breast feeding. Nyumanzi Refugee Settlement, Adjumani District. Conflict and famine in South Sudan have led to an exodus of refugees into Uganda. Credit: JAMES OATWAY/UNICEFBy Roshni MajumdarUNITED NATIONS, Aug 8 2017 (IPS)The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released new findings on the economic gains—besides the obvious health benefits—of breastfeeding. Hailing the practice as an investment that ought to be supported by governments, the UN estimates that 4.70 dollars can push up rates of breastfe...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roshni Majumdar Tags: Aid Democracy Education Gender Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

IBS cure? Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms could be cured with THIS diet
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. Now experts have said a diet high in protein could ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms? THIS diet could help soothe IBS and gut inflammation
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. Now experts have said a diet high in protein could ease symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Managing Editor for Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group - Liverpool, UK
The Department of Clinical Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a Managing Editor to work in  the Cochrane Infectious Diseases GroupThe Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for research in tropical diseases.   This includes the Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health, which houses the Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG), one of the first Cochrane Groups and highly successful, and well known for its exacting standards.As the Managing Editor of CIDG you will help organize review production across over 600 authors from some 52 countries. ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 1, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan Insider - Cholera Across Sudan Rising
[Nuba Reports] According to Sudan's health ministry, roughly 265 deaths and 16,000 cases of "acute watery diarrhoea" have been recorded in 11 states across Sudan. The independent Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, however, have cited 22,000 cases and 700 fatalities since late May 2017. This figure is comparable to that of the National Epidemiological Corporation that cites 23,766 infections and 820 deaths since May. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 1, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Yemen Records 400,000 Cholera Cases
Tents set up at Alsabeen hospital in Sana'a Yemen for screening suspected cholera cases.By Roshni MajumdarUNITED NATIONS, Jul 27 2017 (IPS)The directors of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), World Food Programme (WFP) and World Health Organization (WHO) released a joint statement today shedding light on a deadly cholera epidemic engulfing war-torn Yemen. More than 400,000 cases of cholera are suspected, and nearly 1,900 people have died from associated cases in the last three months alone.The dire situation results from a culmination of factors, such as modern tactics of warfare that destroy water pipelines, as well as...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roshni Majumdar Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Diarrhoea Outbreak in Lagos - 2 Dead, 25 Quarantined
[Vanguard] Lagos State Government has confirmed an outbreak of diarrhoea in the state, even as it confirmed two dead and 27 patients placed under surveillance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lagos Confirms Two Deaths From Acute Diarrhoea
[Premium Times] The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Jide Idris, on Tuesday confirmed that two deaths had been recorded from the 27 cases line-listed in acute diarrhoea disease in some local government areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome breakthrough - experts reveal THIS could be causing IBS
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: WHO, Partners Responding to Watery Diarrhoea/Cholera
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Last week the Sudanese Minister of Health visited South Darfur's Kalma camp for the displaced to witness the response to 'Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD). Heavy rains and subsequent flash floods have destroyed or damaged more than 2,000 homes in North and South Darfur. About 15,000 displaced people have reportedly returned to their home areas in Jebel Marra. According to the latest Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture (GIEWS) report, sowin (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Cholera Now in 12 States of Sudan
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -On Monday in Khartoum the Health Minister Bahar Idris Abugarda announced the spread of 'watery diarrhoea' in 12 states and confirmed the death of four people and infection of 186 others during the past week. Reports of deaths and infections continue to reach this station from across Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

IBS triggers: Five things that could be causing YOUR bowel flare-up
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome is a long-term, common condition of the digestive system that affects up to a fifth of people in the UK. This is what could be causing your symptoms, which include bloating and diarrhoea. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UAE first cousins give birth to girl with severe diarrhoea
This case highlights the worrying problems that can occur as a result of inbreeding. (Hiba Maroof, from Bradford, talking to her two sisters just before marrying their cousins in a documentary) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2 Billion People Don ’t Have Access To Clean Water, Opens up Fissures of Inequality
On 9 February 2016 in central Ethiopia, children and women from a semi-pastoralist community wait their turn to fill jerrycans with clean water at a water point in Haro Huba Kebele in Fantale Woreda, in East Shoa Zone, Oromia Region. Credit: © UNICEF/UN011590/AyeneBy Roshni MajumdarUNITED NATIONS, Jul 13 2017 (IPS)More than two billion people lack access to clean and safe drinking water, according to a new report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Although significant progress to ensure access to drinking water has been achieved, there is still a long way to go to ensure its quality—deemed free fro...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roshni Majumdar Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Natural Resources Water & Sanitation Women's Health Source Type: news

Cholera – Nigeria
On 7 June 2017, World Health Organization (WHO) was notified of a cholera outbreak in Kwara State, Nigeria, where the event currently remains localized. The first cases of acute watery diarrhoea were reported during the last week of April 2017 and a sharp increase in the number of cases and deaths has been observed since 1 May 2017. However, the number of new cases reported has shown a decline over the last four reporting weeks. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - July 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

WHO and partners, including UNICEF, scale up efforts to minimize spread of acute watery ...
10 July 2017 – With increasing numbers of people in some countries of the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean Region affected by acute watery diarrhoea and cholera, WHO in the Region is working with partners, including UNICEF, to save lives in areas where outbreaks are active, and reduce the risk of these diseases crossing into unaffected areas and neighbouring countries.   “The situation has reached a critical point. The number of people with acute watery diarrhoea/cholera in countries in the Region in 2017 alone is higher than the number of people affected worldwide in 2016. Inf...
Source: WHO EMRO News - July 10, 2017 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Clostridium difficile infection WARNING over children's sand pits harbouring superbug
SAND play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meningococcal septicaemia associated with attending a funeral – Liberia
On 25 April 2017, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Liberia notified WHO and partners of a cluster of sudden deaths of unknown aetiology in Sinoe County. The event started on 23 April 2017, when an 11-year-old female had been admitted to hospital presenting with diarrhoea, vomiting, and mental confusion after attending the funeral of a religious leader on 22 April 2017. The child died within one hour of admission. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - July 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Nigeria: Diarrhoea, Pneumonia Leading Killer Diseases Among Children in Lagos - PSN-Pacfah
[Vanguard] COALITION of Civil Society Organisations under the aegis, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PSN-PACFaH) has raised alarm over rising cases of diarrhoea and pneumonia among children in Lagos State despite the availability of effective drugs to combat the scourge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rising cholera, diarrhoea and malnutrition'deadly' for children in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Sudan, warns UNICEF
Access, funding and security are urgently needed to ensure humanitarians can reach hundreds of thousands of children suffering from cholera and diarrhoea across Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Sudan, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - July 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can magnesium help depression – or is it just a placebo?
Conclusion Depression is a serious illness that can cause a great deal of distress to those who have it, as well as to their friends and family. Current treatments – both medication and talking therapies – work well for some people but less well for others. Antidepressants can have unwanted side effects. So, a new treatment for depression with few side effects would be very welcome. Despite the researchers' interpretations of their results, however, it's hard to recommend a treatment when we don't know whether a sugar pill would work just as well. The lack of a placebo group in the study means we cannot be sur...
Source: NHS News Feed - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental health Source Type: news

Do YOU react badly to alcohol? Extreme sickness and pain could be sign of THIS
DRINKING alcohol and even caffeine causes one man extreme sickness and diarrhoea - which doctors have said could be a sign of a more serious health condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: 'Cholera in Sudan's El Gedaref Requires Urgent Intervention'
[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref / Khartoum / El Tadamon / Tawila -A cholera patient died and more than 60 new cases were reported in El Gedaref on Saturday. In Khartoum North, new cases were recorded as well. The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting the Sudanese Ministry of Health to contain the "acute watery diarrhoea" epidemic in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Response to Acute Watery Diarrhoea
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -According to the latest information from the Sudanese Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO), between mid-August 2016 and 9 June 2017 about 16,600 suspected cases of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) were reported in Sudan, including 317 deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

West Africa: 5.6 Million Children At Risk of Waterborne Diseases, Says Unicef
[Premium Times] As the rainy season begins, United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has warned that more than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrhoea infections, in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 24, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome - breakthrough as experts reveal THIS could be causing IBS
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome - also known as IBS - affects around one in five people in the UK, causing abdominal pains and cramping, diarrhoea, constipation and an urgent need to go to the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Sudan Health Minister Confirms Chance of Epidemic
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Gedaref / El Gezira Aba -Sudanese Minister of Health, Bahar Idris Abugarda, acknowledges that the outbreak of watery diarrhoea - which the government refuses to call cholera - can grow into an epidemic in Sudan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Increase in ciguatera fish poisoning cases in Europe
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) Fish is a healthy diet, it supplies important omega-3 fatty acids and trace elements like iodine and selenium. However, eating fish caught in certain regions can sometimes also have its risks. In Bavaria, there have recently been reports of multiple cases of diarrhoea, vomiting and cold pain following consumption of imported deep-frozen fish. The symptoms are typical signs of ciguatera -- one of the most frequent fish poisonings worldwide caused by ciguatoxins in edible fish. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Almost 15,000 Suspected Diarrhoea Cases Since August 2016
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -According to the latest joint epidemiological bulletin by the Sudanese Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) almost 15,000 suspected cases of Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) were reported in Sudan, including 279 deaths, between mid-August 2016 and 2 June this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stomach pain and diarrhoea? Your bloating could be caused by THIS obsessed-over superfood
STOMACH pain and diarrhoea can be symptoms of bloating, which, in addition to bread and beer, can be triggered by one of the most popular health foods around - the avocado. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An egg a day may prevent stunted growth in infants
Conclusion This study sounds like good news for undernourished children in parts of the world where stunted growth or being underweight are common, such as the Andean mountains of Ecuador. The study showed that eggs seem to be a safe and practical way of boosting children's nutrition in this population. But this research has some limitations. Adding one food to a diet is likely to affect the rest of the diet, too. And caregivers for the children may have given them different foods in addition to the eggs, or treated them differently in some ways. The children in the control group may also have eaten more eggs than they ...
Source: NHS News Feed - June 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Food/diet Source Type: news

Moving towards better global foodborne disease surveillance
(European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)) Almost 1 in 10 people worldwide fall ill every year after eating contaminated food which commonly causes bacterial diarrhoea, resulting in 230,000 deaths each year. In an article in Eurosurveillance (to be published 8 June) PulseNet International advocates for public health institutes and laboratories around the world to move together towards the use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) to improve detection of and response to foodborne illnesses and outbreaks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 8, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Food poisoning and diarrhoea - this is the food YOU should be avoiding on holiday
FOOD POISONING blights hundreds of Brits abroad every year - causing diarrhoea and sickness. Now one expert has revealed one of the most dangerous meals to eat abroad. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Cholera Epidemic - '14,659 Infected, 292 Dead'
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / White Nile / North Kordofan -On Thursday, Sudan's Health Minister Bahar Idris Abugarda briefed the parliament about the spread of the "acute water diarrhoea" epidemic in the country. New cholera cases were reported in the country's capital, White Nile state, and North Kordofan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

42 per cent global child deaths due to diarrhoea in India, Nigeria
Lancet study finds that diarrhoea is the fourth leading cause of death for children and responsible for 8.6 per cent of all deaths of children aged under five. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - June 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news