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Health Care Heroes Volunteer finalist: Mamadou Souare
After fleeing the West African nation of Mali, Mamadou Souare took English classes and enrolled in the Army National Guard, serving for four years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Perez Source Type: news

Effort Index Tool Offers a Way to Measure Health Workforce Progress
Photograph by Trevor Snapp for IntraHealth InternationalAugust 15, 2017National decision-makers in the health sector can now take stock of their health workforces and the systems that support them using theHuman Resources for Health (HRH) Effort Index, a tool developed byIntraHealth International with support from the US Agency for International Development. Results from four countries where the index was applied are now available inHuman Resources for Health.The HRH Effort Index measures health workforce status and progress, provides information that can help leaders build consensus and prioritize strategic investments, a...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Escalating Violence Hinders Aid Operations in Northern Mali - Agencies Escalating Violence Hinders Aid Operations in Northern Mali - Agencies
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 9, 2017 Category: Surgery Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

IntraHealth International to Lead $4.9 Million Health Workforce Strengthening Effort in Mali
Photograph by Trevor Snapp for IntraHealth InternationalJuly 17, 2017Through a new $4.9 million, three-year award from the US Agency for International Development,IntraHealth International will partner with the government of Mali to strengthen its health workforce, scale up progress in maternal and child survival, and protect its citizens from emerging health threats such as Ebola and pandemic influenza.Mali has significantly reduced itsmaternal,newborn, andunder-five mortality rates in the last twenty years. But despite these efforts, the country continues to have some of the highest rates of preventable maternal and chil...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Extreme gardening to help tackle malaria
Mali villages removed flowers from shrubs and saw a big drop in mosquito numbers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Removal of invasive shrub could be an easy way to help reduce malaria transmission
(BioMed Central) Removing the flowers of an invasive shrub from mosquito-prone areas might be a simple way to help reduce malaria transmission, according to a new study published in the open access Malaria Journal. Removing the flowers from villages in Mali decreased the local mosquito vector population by nearly 60 percent. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 4, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tetanus associated with road accidents in the infectious diseases department of Point G University Hospital, Bamako, Mali - Traor é AM, Coulibaly I, Dabo G, Cissé H, Diallo K, Soukho-Kaya A, Diango MD, Cissé T, Dembélé M, Traore HA, Pichard E, Minta DK.
The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiological, clinical, and prognostic aspects of tetanus associated with road accidents and to make recommendations. This observational study collected retrospective clinical data over a 9-year period about adu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Africa: Mali Study Finds Simple Malaria Intervention Boosts Students' Performance
[VOA] New research suggests that the ability of children in Africa to perform well in school could be dramatically improved through the provision of basic malaria education and treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 30, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Celebrating Love without Unwanted Pregnancy
The objective of our campaign was to attract attention to the real risks associated with unprotected sex and to encourage youth to use health services that are available to them without discrimination. My fellow youth ambassadors and I talked to a total of 1,674 youth over the course of the campaign. Of these, over 1,000 young people benefitted from free reproductive health services.As young people ourselves, we know that to reach our peers we need to find creative ways to spread our messages. Some prefer a face-to-face interaction; others might be more receptive to discussing sensitive topics through a computer or smartph...
Source: IntraHealth International - June 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Improving knowledge and data on migration -- new migration profile of Mali
(European Commission Joint Research Centre) One year from its conception, the European Commission's Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography is publishing a new migration profile of Mali. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Africa – More than Just Conflicts, Corruption, Disasters
A woman in El Fasher, North Darfur, uses a Water Roller for easily and efficiently carrying water. Credit: UN Photo/Albert Gonzalez Farran.By IPS World DeskROME, May 25 2017 (IPS)Natural and man-made disasters, armed conflicts, widespread corruption and deep social inequalities have been so far a dramatic source for most news coverage when it comes to Africa, the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent on Earth, which hosts 54 states spreading over 30 million square kilometres that are home to over 1.2 billion people. Nevertheless, an often neglected fact is that this vast continent with huge natura...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: IPS World Desk Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

A Clean Bed, Anesthesia, and Other Small Comforts We Can Give Mali ’s Moms
May 23, 2017An assessment of health facilities found entire wards devoid of equipment and supplies. We can do better.Can you imagine walking into a hospital room, pregnant and scared, and seeing broken medical monitors, stained beds, and sticks being used as IV poles?For many women in rural Mali, this is a reality —and one of the only alternatives to suffering at home, away from the watchful eyes and skillful hands of trained health workers.In Mali, high fertility, low use of modern contraceptive methods, early marriage, and a tendency for women to give birth at home place an estimated 2,400 women per year at high ri...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

17 Stories of Health Workers on the Front Lines of Care
April 03, 2017Health workers are real people, helping other real people. Their stories are complicated, frustrating, and inspiring.This is our favorite time of year.*It ’sWorld Health Worker Week, when all eyes are on the nurses, midwives, physicians, and other health workers we rely on throughout our lives.Well, notall eyes.Most people don ’t realize there’s a global shortage of18 million health workers on the way. Or that the 20 countries with the highest child mortality rates are also those with the most severe health worker shortages. Or that right now,70% of countries are unprepared to handle infecti...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 3, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Investigational PfSPZ malaria vaccine demonstrates considerable protection in Malian adults for duration of malaria season
In 2015, 212 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide, and 429,000 people with malaria died. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - February 16, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Disease That Causes 3-Foot Worm To Grow In Body Eliminated From Mali
This article is part HuffPost’s Project Zero campaign, a yearlong series on neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them. Former President Jimmy Carter is close to checking off a major bucket-list item: ending a horrific and ancient disease. Together with his eponymous foundation, Carter, 92, announced on Wednesday that dracunculusm, known as Guinea worm disease, has been eliminated from Mali and that there were just 25 reported cases in three African countries last year. Through its partnerships and community programs, the Carter Center has played a key role in the disease’s decline. The dis...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ume å epidemiologist joins UN expert mission to confront Rift Valley fever outbreak
(Umea University) A Rift Valley fever outbreak was recently reported at the border between Niger and Mali in West Africa. So far, 64 human cases including 23 deaths have been confirmed in Niger, according to the World Health Organization. Ume å University infectious disease epidemiologist Osama Ahmed Hassan recently joined an international expert fact-finding mission to Mali as a consultant with the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 15, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Stand Up For Human Rights by Fighting Fistula
December 10, 2016Obstetric fistula is an especially important example on Human Rights Day 2016 because it is an underrepresented and often unheard of condition that affects a population that is also underrepresented and unheard: impoverished women.Over 2 million women around the world are living with obstetric fistula. So why haven ’t you heard of it?A fistula is a hole that forms between the vagina and the bladder and/or rectum during prolonged or protracted labor. It results in incontinence of urine and/or feces, pain, and more for the mother and, most often, stillbirth.Up to 100,000 women develop fistulas each yea...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 10, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: cbales Source Type: news

Young People in West Africa Are Leading Their Own Movement for Family Planning
November 28, 2016They're role models, advocates, and watchdogs. And they're making their expectations clear.The designation of “youth ambassador” may have started as a simple title, but as I witnessed at the Civil Society for Family Planning (CS4FP) Regional Workshop this month, it has grown to symbolize a movement.Since 2011, theCS4FP project has engaged dynamic, dedicated, impassioned young people from across francophone West Africa as family planning youth ambassadors. They ’re tasked with educating and mobilizing their peers around reproductive health and family planning in particular—what it is...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Under a Shade Tree in Mali, Women with Fistula Recover Together
October 17, 2016Mariam caught my attention early on.She was quiet unless spoken to, her demeanor proud —almost stoic. She had a slow, shy smile that occasionally broke through when someone tried to make her laugh. She had attended our previous fistula repair campaign, accompanied by her mother, and had experienced a few episodes of severe agitation.This time Mariam was alone, because the rest of her family needed to work in the fields.The team of health workers here at the Koulikoro referral health center in Mali last month firmly believes Mariam has an undiagnosed mental health disorder, which is exacerbat...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 18, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Mali: Halting School Meals in Mali Could Keep Thousands of Children Out of Class - UN
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Without school meals, many children may not go to school (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mali: UN food relief agency warns funding gap may jeopardize school meals programme
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today cautioned that unless it receives $3 million in urgent funding, it will have to suspend its school meals programme in Mali, affecting nearly 180,000 children in about 1,000 schools. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - September 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Mali: WFP School Meals in Jeopardy for Children in Mali As School Year Starts
[WFP] "This is critical. School meals are often the only nutritious meal a child receives a day, relieving families from further financial stress, motivating parents to send their children to school, and, ultimately, serving as a vehicle for education," said Silvia Caruso, WFP Mali Country Director. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mali: Access-SMC Strengthens Pharmacovigilance Practices in Mali  
[Malaria Consortium] Mali was one of the first countries to introduce Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) in 2012, in an attempt to reduce rates of malaria among children under five during the high transmission season. In 2015, under ACCESS-SMC, SMC was rolled out in 48 of Mali's districts, and this year the SMC campaign will be rolled out in all 63 districts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 1, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Risk factors of physical and sexual abuse for women in Mali: findings from a nationally representative sample - Hayes BE, van Baak C.
Mali is a developing country that has marked inequalities between genders. Using the 2012-2013 Mali Demographic and Health Survey, a nationally representative sample of Malian women (N = 2,527), the study examined the effect of controlling behaviors, child... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Global Health Security Agenda Roadmap for Mali
World Health Organization. 02/18/2016 This 29-page document's purpose is to develop a roadmap for Mali for ongoing and planned Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) activities in support of the 12 GHSA targets through 2019. The goal is to ensure coordination and partnership across all organizations to ensure that targets are met, and sustainable systems and networks are established. The roadmap is organized by specific capacities under the Prevent, Detect, Respond framework, and provides a snapshot of all activities planned to support GHSA implementation in Years One (2015) to Five (2019). (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Res...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - July 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

West Africa: EUCAP Sahel Mali - EU Increases the Mission's Budget By Close to Eur 5 Million
[PR Newswire] Brussels -6 June 2016, the Council increased the budget of EUCAP Sahel Mali by EUR 4 925 000, bringing the total budget of the mission for 2016 to EUR 19 million. This EU civilian mission supports the three Malian internal security forces: police, gendarmerie and national guard. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

In Conflict Zones Worldwide, Medical Facilities and Personnel in 19 Countries Are Under Relentless Attack
In conflict zones around the world, health care workers and facilities are under relentless attack, according to a new report “No Protection, No Respect” from the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition. The coalition of more than 30 nongovernmental organizations—including IntraHealth International—found that during 2015 and the first three months of 2016, deliberate or indiscriminate strikes on health care have killed medical workers and patients, decimated medical infrastructure, and robbed countless civilians of vital medical care in 19 countries around the world. The report also found that, in...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 23, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Mali: Protecting and Caring for Children in Koutiala
Voice from the FieldMali: Protecting and Caring for Children in Koutiala May 11, 2016 Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) pediatrics advisor Dr. David Green recently arrived in Koutiala, southern Mali, to begin an extended visit to one of MSF’s largest pediatric programs at Koutiala Reference Hospital. Here, he describes a day working with the hospital’s Malian doctors, whose wealth of experience keeps the six-year-old project running. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Mali: UNICEF condemns withdrawal of children from schools in Kidal
In the wake of the violent protests on 18 and 19 April in Kidal, northern Mali, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is warning that the events disrupted children’s education in the region and endangered their safety. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - April 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Combining Malaria Care and Vaccinations in Mali
SlideshowCombining Malaria Care and Vaccinations in Mali April 25, 2016 A recent survey by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) shows that the national program’s vaccination coverage for all antigens has increased by at least 50 percent in children under five years of age in the district of Ansongo, in the northern Mali’s Gao region. This improvement has been achieved thanks to the implementation last year of a strategy combining seasonal malaria chemoprevention, rapid nutritional assessment, and vaccination. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 25, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Mali: Global Fund Supports Health Investments in Mali
[Global Fund] Bamako, Mali -Mali and the Global Fund strengthened their partnership by signing three new grant agreements totalling ?108 million to achieve greater impact against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and to build sustainable systems of health. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - February 26, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Combat casualties from two current conflicts with the Seventh French Forward Surgical Team in Mali and Central African Republic in 2014 - Dubost C, Goudard Y, Soucanye de Landevoisin E, Contargyris C, Evans D, Pauleau G.
OBJECTIVES: The Seventh Airborne Forward Surgical Team (FST) has been deployed in Gao, Mali, and in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR), for two 3-month periods in 2014. The initial role of the FST was to provide emergent care to French and coalition so... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mali: Emirates Red Crescent Contribution Helps WFP Save Lives in Northern Mali
[WFP] Malnutrition affects one in three children in Mali; latest figures show a Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) rate of 12.4 percent among children under five across the country. In the region of Timbuktu, this rate rises to 17.5 percent, exceeding the World Health Organization's critical emergency threshold. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mali: Fatoumata, the First Malian Child to Receive Specialised Care in Switzerland
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Terre Des Hommes -Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New Book Outlines How French Strategies Prevented Al Qa'ida's Expansion in Mali
France's 2013 military intervention in Mali to stop Al Qa'ida from advancing was quick, effective, and relatively low cost. What France accomplished offers lessons for the fight against terrorist groups in Africa and worldwide. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - December 10, 2015 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Ebola crisis – the story in brief
The Ebola outbreak has killed about 11,312 people in west Africa, and affected the US and Spain, where people returning from the region have died and transmitted the infection to several nurses. We examine the background to the disease, its spread and its impactWest Africa experienced the biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus ever known, causing thousands of deaths, devastating fragile healthcare systems and damaging the economies of countries, some of which were still recovering from civil war. At the peak of the epidemic, in autumn 2014, infections were doubling every few weeks. The World Health Organisation said there had...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 14, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Ebola World news Health Society Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Guinea Africa Liberia Sierra Leone Nigeria Senegal Source Type: news

Mali: Hunger Crisis Hits Northern Mali Amid Insecurity, Violence - UN
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Violence against aid groups and general insecurity have plunged the Timbuktu region in northern Mali into a hunger crisis, with tens of thousands of children at increasing risk of dying from malnutrition, according to the United Nations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

West African Child Is Paralyzed by Vaccine-Derived Polio
The patient’s parents traveled from Guinea to Mali seeking medical care. An emergency vaccination drive is being organized to forestall an outbreak. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 7, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Poliomyelitis Guinea Paralysis Bamako (Mali) Vaccination and Immunization Africa World Health Organization Source Type: news

Polio resurfaces in Mali from Ebola-hit Guinea: WHO
GENEVA (Reuters) - Cases of a crippling vaccine-derived polio virus could spread in Ebola-ravaged Guinea and in Mali after a Guinean toddler traveled to Mali and became the country's first polio case in more than four years, the World Health Organization said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 7, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Extremity injuries in soldiers during the conflict in Mali: experience of Togo Level two Hospital - Akpoto YM, Abalo A, Adam S, Sama HD, Dellanh YY, Amavi KA, Bakriga B, Walla A, Dossim A.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to analyse war-related and non-war-related extremity injuries in soldiers in the Mali conflict. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective study was performed from 1 May 1 to 31 December 2014. It concerned extremity ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 1, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychiatry in exceptional situations: the crash of flight AH5017 in Mali - Gheorghiev C.
The practice of the military psychiatrist comprises different perspectives, including a characteristic operational dimension. The unexpected is frequent in overseas missions, as illustrated by the crash of the Air Algeria flight in July 2014 in Mali and t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 12, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Mauritania: Malian Refugees At Risk of Increased Malnutrition Following Cancelled Food Distributions
[MSF] The cancellation of monthly food rations in July for 49,500 Malian refugees in Mbera Camp is likely to cause a rise in global acute malnutrition levels, warns Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which provides medical care and malnutrition support in the camp. MSF calls on the international donor community to ensure that refugees in Mbera camp have reliable sources of food. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 3, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritania: Malian Refugees at Risk of Malnutrition Due to Canceled Food Aid
The cancellation of monthly food rations will likely increase global acute malnutrition among 49,500 Malian refugees in southeastern Mauritania. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - July 2, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Mauritania: Malian Refugees at Risk of Malnutrition Due to Canceled Food Aid
Press releaseMauritania: Malian Refugees at Risk of Malnutrition Due to Canceled Food Aid July 02, 2015 BASSIKNOU, MAURITANIA/NEW YORK, JULY 2, 2015—The cancellation of monthly food rations will likely increase global acute malnutrition among 49,500 Malian refugees in southeastern Mauritania, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today, calling on the international donor community to ensure that the refugees have reliable sources of food. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - July 2, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Psychiatry in exceptional situations: the crash of flight AH5017 in Mali - Gheorghiev C.
The practice of the military psychiatrist comprises different perspectives, including a characteristic operational dimension. The unexpected is frequent in overseas missions, as illustrated by the crash of the Air Algeria flight in July 2014 in Mali and th... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 26, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Mali: Keep Up Your Good Work! – Machen Sie Weiter So!
[PR Newswire] Bamako, Mali -For soldiers in a mission it is reassuring to get the best possible medical treatment in case of an emergency. For members of the European Training Mission Mali ( EUTM) this is guaranteed through a field hospital, the so called "Role 2", supplied by Germany. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 12, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Protection of Malian Children From Clinical MalariaProtection of Malian Children From Clinical Malaria
Recognition of multiple antigens may be crucial for protection from clinical malaria. Malaria Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 12, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Mali: MSF Assists Five Children Injured in Suicide Attack Near Ansongo
Field newsMali: MSF Assists Five Children Injured in Suicide Attack Near Ansongo April 17, 2015 On Wednesday, a suicide bomber attacked a United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) camp on the outskirts of Ansongo town. Three civilians—two children and one adult—were killed, and 16 were wounded, most of them UN peacekeepers. An MSF team was immediately deployed to the area, sending five wounded children to the Ansongo referral hospital, where the organization has been working since 2012. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 17, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news