Ethiopia: Measles, Cholera Outbreaks Pose Deadly Threat to Already Malnourished Children in Ethiopia
[Addis Standard] Addis Ababa -- Children are facing a growing risk of disease as cholera and measles outbreaks tighten their grip on Ethiopia, raising fears for the many vulnerable children already suffering from malnutrition, Save the Children said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 4, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Ongoing Cholera Outbreak Kills 28 in Four Zones of Oromia, Somali Regions, Leaves Close to One Million People At High Risk: UN
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The latest report by the UN reveals that the Cholera outbreak has spread out to 66 kebeles of 8 woredas across Bale, Guji and West Arsi zones of Oromia and 2 woredas of Liban zone of Somali region, rising the total number of cholera cases reported as of 30 January 2023 to 1,055 - of whom 191 IDPs - including 28 associated deaths. Close to 1 million people are at high-risk in the 10 affected woredas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

“ I Was Blind, But Now I See ” – Celebrating Malawi’s Progress on World NTD Day
Vainesi, a former trachoma trichiasis patient, cheers in celebration knowing that trachoma has been eliminated in Malawi. Vainesi had suffered with the pain caused by trachoma for 10 years before a local disability mobiliser encouraged her to go to the hospital for treatment. By Lazarus McCarthy ChakweraLILONGWE, Jan 30 2023 (IPS) “I was blind, but now I see.” This is what Vainesi, from Salima District in Central Malawi, said after surgery to treat trachoma. A mother of three, Vainesi had been unable to work or provide for her family once the disease began to affect her eyesight. Vainesi is one of millions of Malawians...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 30, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera Tags: Africa Development & Aid Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Boeing pleads not guilty to fraud in criminal case over deadly 737 Max crashes
Aerospace giant Boeing entered a plea of not guilty to a criminal charge at an arraignment in federal court in Texas Thursday. The company is charged with felony fraud related to the crashes of two of its 737 Max…#boeing #aerospace #mikedelaney #indonesia #ethiopia #justicedepartment #faa #reedoconnor #doj #naoiseconnollyryan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boeing pleads not guilty to fraud charge in 737 Max arraignment
Boeing Co BA-N pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a 737 Max fraud conspiracy felony charge after families objected to a 2021 Justice Department agreement to resolve the investigation into the plane’s flawed design. Boeing’s chief safety officer, Mike Delaney, entered the not-guilty plea on behalf…#boeingcoban #justicedepartment #boeing #mikedelaney #reedoconnor #737max #indonesia #ethiopia #naoiseconnollyryan #departmentofjustice (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethiopia: More Than 70,000 IDPs Suffering From Hunger, Acute Diseases in Wag-Hemra Zone, Amhara Region
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- More than 70,000 internally displaced people sheltered in make shift camps in Abergele and Tsagebej districts in Wag-hemra zone of Amhara regional state for more than two years are suffering from severe hunger and acute diseases, the Wag-hemra zone administration said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 26, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: More Than 70,000 Displaced People Suffering From Hunger, Disease in Amhara Region
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- More than 70,000 internally displaced people sheltered in make shift camps in Abergele and Tsagebej districts in Wag-hemra zone of Amhara regional state for more than two years are suffering from severe hunger and acute diseases, the Wag-hemra zone administration said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 26, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Suicide attempt and its determinants among youth in central, north, and west Gondar zones, northwest Ethiopia: findings from the youth health project - Geremew AB, Gelagay AA, Yeshitila HY, Azale T, Habitu YA, Abebe SM, Birru EM, Fentie EA.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide is a deliberate attempt to take one's own life. Suicidal behavior among adolescents and young people, a significant global public health issue, is under-researched, particularly in developing nations like Ethiopia. Therefore, this stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Boeing faces a criminal charge of fraud related to deadly 737 Max crashes
Airplane maker Boeing will be arraigned in federal court in Texas Thursday on a criminal charge of conspiracy to commit fraud related to the crashes of two 737 Max commercial jets in Indonesia in 2018 and in Ethiopia in 2019 that killed a total of 346 people. U.S. District Court Judge Reed…#boeing #indonesia #ethiopia #reedoconnor #naoiseconnollyryan #ireland #ethiopianairlines #lionair737 #faa #michaelstumo (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The families of Boeing crash victims are going to court seeking justice for'the deadliest corporate crime in U.S. history '
Boeing representatives and relatives of some of the passengers killed in two crashes of Boeing 737 Max jets will meet face-to-face in a Texas courtroom Thursday, where the aerospace giant will be arraigned on a criminal charge that it thought it had settled two years ago. In a brief filed…#boeing #737max #usjusticedepartment #trumpadministrations #justicedepartment #reedoconnor #paulcassell #indonesia #ethiopia #mcas (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO launches funding appeal to help a record number of people in complex, intersecting health ...
WHO’s Health Emergency Appeal 2023 calls for US$ 2.54 billion Geneva, 23 January 2023 – WHO is launching its 2023 health emergency appeal today for US$ 2.54 billion to provide assistance to millions of people around the world facing health emergencies. The number of people in need of humanitarian relief has increased by almost a quarter compared to 2022, to a record 339 million.  Currently, WHO is responding to an unprecedented number of intersecting health emergencies: climate change-related disasters such as flooding in Pakistan and food insecurity across the Sahel and in the greater Horn of Africa; the war in...
Source: WHO EMRO News - January 25, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Digital Politics: “Disconnected Citizens Are Kept Away from Opportunities”
An activist during COP27 in Egypt. Credit: Oliver Kornblihtt / Mídia NINJABy Bibbi AbruzziniBRUSSELS, Jan 25 2023 (IPS) In 2022, Saudi Arabia “quietly” sentenced Salma al-Shehab to 34 years in prison over her Twitter activity, marking the longest Saudi sentence ever for a peaceful activist. Fast forward and award-winning Ugandan author Kakwenza Rukirabashaija was charged with two counts of “offensive communication” after making unflattering remarks about the president and his son on Twitter. The message is clear: your well-crafted 280 characters can land you in jail. But what if, not only your online expr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bibbi Abruzzini Tags: Africa Civil Society Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Tigray Camp Sheltering Over 54,000 Civilians Hit by Food, Medicine Scarcity
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- More than 54, 000 civilians who were internally displaced during the two years war in Tigray region and are sheltered at an IDP camp in Abiy Adi, central Tigray, are severely suffering due to shortage of food and medicine supplies, according to local officials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sexual violence and risk factors among night shift female college students in Hawassa city, South Ethiopia, 2020 - Esayas HL, Gemeda H, Melese T, Birgoda GT, Terefe B, Abebe S, Bekele M, Wolde F, Birie B.
BACKGROUND: Sexual violence is any sexual act, attempt to obtain a sexual act, unwanted sexual comments or advances, against a person's sexuality using coercion, by any person regardless of their relationship to the victim, in any setting. Several studies ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

‘Sheba’ Drama From Chantelle Wells, Azie Tesfai & Ryan Coogler ’s Proximity Media In Works At Onyx Collective
Sheba, a one-hour-scripted drama series, from Chantelle Wells (Yellowjackets), Azie Tesfai (Supergirl) and Ryan Coogler’s Proximity Media, is being developed by Onyx Collective for Hulu. The project was announced Saturday during Onyx Collective’s panel at the Sundance Film Festival. Co-created by…#chantellewells #azietesfai #ryancooglers #onyxcollectives #sundancefilmfestival #wellsandtesfai #wellssheba #africa #ethiopia #makeda (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news