Pope to visit Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius in September
Pope Francis will visit the African nations of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius in September, the Vatican said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Madagascar: 1,100 Measles Deaths Are More About Money Than 'Vaccine Hesitancy'
[IRIN] Antananarivo -In a healthcare centre in the Madagascan capital of Antananarivo nine-year-old Faneva inches his arm forward. The nurse disinfects his skin before inserting the needle. A few seconds later, it's all over. The young boy smiles in relief. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Without Vaccine, Hundreds of Children Die in Madagascar Measles Outbreak Without Vaccine, Hundreds of Children Die in Madagascar Measles Outbreak
Two months ago, giggles floated through the home of fisherman Dada as his four-year-old son played ball outside with his two younger cousins on one of Madagascar ' s famed sun soaked beaches.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Without vaccine, hundreds of children die in Madagascar measles outbreak
Two months ago, giggles floated through the home of fisherman Dada as his four-year-old son played ball outside with his two younger cousins on one of Madagascar's famed sun soaked beaches. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

65 Measles Cases In Washington, Yet Arizona May Expand Vaccine Exemptions
With at least 65 cases in Washington measles outbreak, the state of Washington legislature considering reducing vaccine exemptions, and over 900 people dying from a Madagascar measles outbreak, what is the Arizona state legislature doing? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Measles epidemic in Madagascar kills more than 900, says WHO
The World Health Organization says that an epidemic of measles in Madagascar has caused more than 900 deaths (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Climate change 'cause of most under-reported humanitarian crises'
Report says few headlines sparked by food crises that ravaged Madagascar, Ethiopia and HaitiClimate change was responsible for the majority of under-reported humanitarian disasters last year, according to analysis of more than a million online news stories.Whole populations were affected byfood crises in countries ravaged by by drought and hurricanes such as Ethiopia and Haiti, yet neither crisis generated more than 1,000 global news stories each.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Arthur Neslen Tags: Climate change Media Natural disasters and extreme weather Environment Famine Ethiopia Africa Haiti Americas Madagascar Science Society World news Source Type: news

Madagascar: Crime threatens biodiversity
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jones, J. P. G., Ratsimbazafy, J., Ratsifandrihamanana, A. N., Watson, J. E. M., Andrianandrasana, H. T., Cabeza, M., Cinner, J. E., Goodman, S. M., Hawkins, F., Mittermeier, R. A., Rabearisoa, A. L., Rakotonarivo, O. S., Razafimanahaka, J. H., Razafimpah Tags: letters Source Type: news

Dr. Mags Portman, HIV Prevention Pioneer, Dies from Mesothelioma at 44
Dr. Mags Portman, a British trailblazer in the fight to prevent and control HIV, died Wednesday after a two-year battle with mesothelioma. She was 44. Portman was lauded for triggering a significant reduction in HIV diagnoses throughout the United Kingdom by her work as a researcher, clinician and outspoken advocate. She earned international acclaim for her work as an HIV consultant at London’s Mortimer Market Centre, a progressive sexual health clinic that made pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) a reality in the U.K. Portman played a key role in the 2014 study at The Royal London Hospital that proved the efficacy of the d...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - February 14, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Nearly 1,000 Madagascar children dead of measles since October - WHO
At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nonprofit drug developer in uphill battle against Trump administration contraception rule change
Medicines360 launched its low-priced contraceptive last year in Madagascar. It is awaiting regulatory approval in Kenya, and it has asked the Nigerian government for a green light. One country, however, is causing the leaders of the San Francisco-based nonprofit significant angst: the United States. Proposed rule changes by the Trump administration would limit the availability of and access to Medicines360’s long-acting, reversible intrauterine device, or IUD. While a dec ision could have serious… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Nearly 1,000 Madagascar children dead of measles since October: WHO
At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Measles Epidemic Rocks Madagascar
The outbreak has infected 50,000 people and killed 300, most of them children, since cases began to crop up in October 2018. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 7, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Thousands infected in measles outbreak in Madagascar
Measles found Hasina Raharimandimby and her family. Over three heartbreaking days in late January, three of her young children died of the virus. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles – Madagascar
WHO is supporting the Ministry of Public Health of Madagascar to respond to an unusually large measles outbreak. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - January 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news