It won't be long before the victims of climate change make the west pay | Chris Huhne
The scientific case is strengthening: developed countries are to blame for global warming – and there will soon be a legal reckoningWould you enjoy the cosiness and warmth of Christmas with your children or grandchildren just that little bit less if you knew that other people's children were dying because of it? More than four million children under five years old are now at risk of acute malnutrition in the Sahel, an area of the world that is one of the clearest victims of the rich world's addiction to fossil fuels.About 18 million people in the Sahel – the vulnerable pan-African strip of land that runs f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 29, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Chris Huhne Tags: Comment The Guardian Asia Pacific World news Sea level United Nations Climate change Palau Climate change scepticism Environment Science Comment is free Source Type: news

Senegal: Thousands of Health Workers in Senegal Receive No Pay. Is That Fair?
[PRI's The World]In many parts of Latin America, Asia and Africa, there aren't enough doctors and nurses to care for everyone who is sick. So charities and governments have enlisted thousands of volunteers to serve as community health workers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 23, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Senegal: World Bank to Help Bring Lifesaving Health and Nutrition Services to Mothers and Children
[World Bank]Washington -The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved financing that will help deliver essential and often lifesaving health and nutrition services to thousands of women and children in Senegal, particularly those living in the country's poorest households. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mali: Community-Based Health Program Reduces Child Mortality in Mali
[VOA]Dakar -A Senegal-based non-governmental organization has been running an innovative community empowerment program in Mali since 2008 that has dramatically reduced the number of children dying from common diseases. A group of American university researchers wanted to find out why. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Senegal: The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition - Senegal Cooperation Framework
[PR Newswire]London -The framework sets out how G8 countries, the Senegal government and the private sector will work together to invest in agriculture and help end hunger. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Merck Brings Maternity Program From Poor Nations to U.S.Merck Brings Maternity Program From Poor Nations to U.S.
Merck & Co this week said it is expanding its 'Merck for Mothers' program, which aims to reduce pregnancy-related deaths from impoverished countries such as Senegal and Zambia, to the United States. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - November 23, 2013 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Senegal: Senegal On the Frontline of the Battle With Big Tobacco
[IRIN]Dakar -Djité Sekou, 32, smokes as he passes his nights guarding one of the many high-rise apartment buildings in Dakar, Senegal. It has been eight years since his first cigarette - a Monte Carlo from Morocco - and when money is available he goes through 20 to 30 per day. It is an addiction that can cost him up to a quarter of his monthly income. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Senegal: Diabetics in Senegal Struggle to Manage Disease
[VOA]Dakar -The number of people with diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to double over the next 20 years. The region currently has the highest mortality rate due to diabetes, as proper diagnosis and treatment remain a problem. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Senegal: Pain Relief a Distant Dream for Patients in Senegal
[IRIN]Dakar -Forty-three-year-old Khadiatou Dia was diagnosed with breast cancer nearly a year ago. She is currently undergoing bi-monthly chemotherapy treatments at the Dantec Hospital in Dakar, Senegal - and she often goes without pain medication. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 28, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Senegalese NHIA Delegation in to Understudy Ghana's NHIs
[Ghanaian Chronicle]A nine-member Senegalese delegation, led by the Deputy Minister for Health and Social Welfare, Mame Abdoulaye Gueye, is currently in Ghana to understudy the country's National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

ASU researchers developing sustainable ways to manage locust outbreaks worldwide
(Arizona State University) A team of scientists from Arizona State, Colorado State, McGill and Yale universities are launching a new collaborative project to learn how human behavior, market forces and ecological systems interact over time to affect the outcomes of locust swarms. The researchers will conduct studies in China, Senegal and Australia -- countries that depend on livestock production and each home to locust outbreaks that may be linked to degraded livestock pastures. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 30, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

To strengthen Africa's green revolution, look to the skies
A continent-wide network of weather stations to gather and provide data gives hope of transforming agriculture patternsEffective policy-making relies on availability of high quality data and nowhere is that more true than in Africa, where a 'green revolution' has been spoken about, waited for, but not been realised for decades. Across the continent, national governments and regional planners have never had the data to make proper decisions regarding investment in water resources infrastructure, essential to increase agricultural capacity sustainably.The main obstacle is Africa's extremely limited hydro-meteorological obser...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 22, 2013 Category: Science Tags: Farming Guardian Professional Meteorology Technology Data Mobile phones Editorial Global development professionals network Farming and food security Environment Africa Business Agriculture Science Source Type: news

Senegal: Comprehensive Strategy for Phase Two of Senegal TB Grants
[GFO]Phase 2 of two TB grants to Senegal will continue the efforts begun in Phase 1 to expand the directly observational therapy, short course (DOTS) strategy to the whole country. Phase 2 will also focus on fighting TB/HIV co-infection, multiple-drug-resistant TB, transmission of TB infection, and TB in children; empowering people with TB and communities; and contributing to the strengthening of the health system. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - August 22, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Senegal: Countries Showcase Increased Efforts to Fund Their Own Immunisation Programs
[GAVI]Dakar -The Sabin Vaccine Institute's Sustainable immunisation Financing (SIF) Program today assembled senior officials from 17 countries to share their successes in increasing government budget allocations for national immunisation programs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 8, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Groups Call for U.S. to Fight Harder Against Child Marriages
Child brides in rural Senegal at work. Marriage before the age of 18 is a generally common practice in Senegal. Credit: Issa Sikiti da Silva/IPSAdvocacy groups are urging for partnerships between governmental organisations and private sector businesses to better prevent child marriage and combat the economic, development and health problems it causes. A recently released report by Rachel Vogelstein, a fellow at the Women and Foreign Policy Program at the non-partisan think tank Council on Foreign Relations, highlights strategic and moral reasons for U.S. involvement in the issue. “Child marriages are a form of gender...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 1, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Cydney Hargis Tags: Aid Development & Aid Education Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Population Women's Health World child marriage Council on Foreign Relations Girls not Brides International Centre for Research on Women Source Type: news

Major awards for innovative solutions to prevent infant/maternal deaths
(Terry Collins Assoc) Twenty-two projects from nine countries -- Australia, Canada, Guatemala, Italy, Senegal, Spain, Uganda, UK and the USA -- won grants today ranging in size from $250,000 to $2 million from the Saving Lives at Birth partnership, comprised of USAID, Grand Challenges Canada, DFID, NORAD and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 31, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Major awards announced for innovative solutions to prevent infant/maternal deaths
(Terry Collins Assoc) Twenty-two projects from nine countries -- Australia, Canada, Guatemala, Italy, Senegal, Spain, Uganda, UK and the USA -- won grants today ranging in size from $250,000 to $2 million from the Saving Lives at Birth partnership, comprised of USAID, Grand Challenges Canada, DFID (UK), NORAD (Norway) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 31, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Most nations have constitutional right to healthcare, not U.S.
LOS ANGELES, July 26 (UPI) -- Uruguay, Latvia, Senegal and more than half of the world's countries have a right to public health and medical care, but not the United States, researchers say. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 26, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many countries have a constitutional right to health care, but not the US
Uruguay has it. So does Latvia, and Senegal. In fact, more than half of the world's countries have some degree of a guaranteed, specific right to public health and medical care for their citizens written into their national constitutions. The United States is one of 86 countries whose constitutions do not guarantee their citizens any kind of health protection... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 23, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

A constitutional right to health care
Uruguay has it. So does Latvia, and Senegal. In fact, more than half of the world's countries have some degree of a guaranteed, specific right to public health and medical care for their citizens written into their national constitutions.   The United States is one of 86 countries whose constitutions do not guarantee their citizens any kind of health protection. That's the finding of a new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health that examined the level and scope of constitutional protection of specific rights to public health and medical care, as well as the broad right to health.   The study examine...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 19, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Gambia: How Does the Gambia Government Explain the Trend in the Decline of International Assistance?
[Foroyaa]A Press release has been issued that a visiting delegation from the United Nations AIDS office based in Senegal has disclosed that the UNAIDS Country office in The Gambia will be closed down in September 2013. The Gambia is reported to be the only country in West Africa whose Country Office is being closed. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 3, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Senegal: Messi Off to Senegal
[Vanguard]Barcelona star Lionel Messi will visit Senegal on Thursday to help Qatar's Aspire Academy's anti-malaria campaign. The Argentina captain will help distribute mosquito nets to locals in a bid to reduce malaria outbreaks in the area. He will be attending the official launch of the Soccer for Health world programme that will kick-off in Dakar, Senegal's capital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 27, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Senegal: Call for Targeted Investments in Cholera-Prone Areas
[IRIN]Dakar -Aid groups are urging donors to invest in water and sanitation in areas known as hotbeds for cholera. They say while such projects might directly affect a relatively small population, the indirect impact in terms of cholera reduction could be immense. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 26, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Senegal: Senegal Seeks to Curb Baby Boom
[IPS]Dakar -A 25-year-old mother of five hailing from Senegal's eastern Tambacounda province believes that contraceptives damage the womb and cause health problems in the long term, such as a rise in blood pressure and chronic headaches. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 22, 2013 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Using prawns to battle a killer disease in Senegal
How releasing shellfish into rivers could save lives (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senegal Seeks to Curb the Baby Boom
A 25-year-old mother of five hailing from Senegal’s eastern Tambacounda province believes that contraceptives damage the womb and cause health problems in the long term, such as a rise in blood pressure and chronic headaches. “This is what I heard some women saying in the bus I boarded to go to town,” the woman, now living in the capital city of Dakar after her tragic divorce, tells IPS. She was only 16 when she was forced to marry her 35-year-old cousin. When she tried to discuss contraception with her former husband, “he beat me up and swore that he would kill me if I ever mentioned it again. So w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 21, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Issa Sikiti da Silva Tags: Active Citizens Africa Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Population Poverty & MDGs Projects Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women's He Source Type: news

Prevalence of Chronic Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases in Senegalese Workers: A Cross-Sectional Study, 2010
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - January 3, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Gambia: Gambia, Senegal Hold Cross-Border Forum On HIV/Aids
[The Point]Stakeholders in the fight against HIV/AIDS in The Gambia and Senegal last Friday held a daylong forum to discuss cross-border TB and HIV/AIDS intervention. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - January 2, 2013 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news