Sudan: Seven Cases of Monkeypox Reported in West Darfur
[Dabanga] El Geneina / Sirba / Kereinik / Foro Baranga -- The Director General of the Ministry of Health in West Darfur, Osman Ali Abakar, reported the death of a new-born girl (27 days) due to monkeypox in the state. One other case is in home quarantine, and two cases are recovering. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Health Ministry - North Darfur Registers 4.5k+ Malaria Cases in a Week
[Dabanga] El Fasher -- The North Darfur Ministry of Health is taking several precautions, including a spraying campaign in the capital El Fasher, as medical sources in the state show a marked increase in cases of deseases associated with autumn compared to this time last year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - September 26, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Uganda: Nation Well Prepared for Ebola Outbreak
[The Conversation Africa] An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus was announced by Uganda's ministry of health on 21 September 2022. Uganda has had at least six previous episodes of Ebola in 2000 (224 dead), 2007 (37 dead), 2011 (1 dead), two events in 2012 (21 dead) and 2019 (4 dead). The recently confirmed case is of the less deadly Sudan strain. Abdhalah Ziraba, a public health researcher who heads the emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases research unit at African Population and Health Research Center, outlines Uganda's pre (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A New Partnership Strengthens HIV Services in South Sudan
By Gladys Achan, Communications Officer ; Patrick Zema Alivile, Capacity Building ManagerSeptember 26, 2022While it’s only been a little over a year since their partnership began, the Community Initiative for Development Organization (CIDO) and IntraHealth International have already seen improvements in both access to and quality of HIV services in South Sudan.TheHIV prevalence rate among adults in South Sudan ages 15 to 49 is 2.1%. Only about27% of people living with HIV in the country know their status and are on treatment. The South Sudan government is working to eradicate HIV, but instability due to violence ...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: HIV & AIDS Management and Performance Quality of Care Source Type: news

Uganda: Sudan Strain of Ebola Detected in Uganda
[UN News] An outbreak of Ebola virus has been declared in Uganda after a case was confirmed in Mubende district, in the centre of the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan detects 5 more cases of monkeypox amid concerns
Sudan announced five more cases of the monkeypox virus had been identified in the country, bringing the total tally up to seven patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Uganda Declares Ebola Outbreak After Fatality
The outbreak of the Sudan strain of ebolavirus, which includes eight other suspected cases, is the first to hit Uganda in more than a decade. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 20, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Uganda declares Ebola outbreak after Sudan strain found
An outbreak of Ebola has been declared in Uganda after health authorities confirmed a case of the relatively rare Sudan strain following the death of a 24-year-old man who showed symptoms. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Junior Doctors Continue Their Strike Over Unpaid Salaries
[Dabanga] Khartoum / Omdurman -- Junior doctors continued their nationwide strike, which is now on its tenth day. The doctors in training have been on strike because their salaries have not been paid for eight months and demand the payment of these dues. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Port Sudan Worries About Crystal Meth Use Among Youth
[Dabanga] Port Sudan -- People in Port Sudan ring the alarm bells over the increased crystal meth use among youth. Security forces are doing little to combat the spread and professional treatment is expensive, so activists have been forced to set up their own grassroots initiatives. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

WHO Regional Director ’s statement on visit to Sudan
18 September 2022, Khartoum, Sudan — I have just concluded a visit to Sudan, where I spent 3 days travelling through 3 states — Khartoum, Gadarif, and Gezira — meeting with community leaders, health officials at the federal and state levels, health care workers, health partners and other stakeholders working together to improve the health and well-being of all people in Sudan. The challenges facing Sudan are massive and complex. I saw firsthand the struggles facing communities, health workers and officials, as well as WHO staff and health partners WHO is working within a context of limited resources and a challengin...
Source: WHO EMRO News - September 18, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Sudan: Twelve Million Face Acute Hunger in Sudan
[The New Humanitarian] Kassala, Sudan -- 'The deeper crisis is that Sudan's political economy is structured in an unequal and exploitative manner.' (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Developing Countries Must Grow More FoodClimate change and war on Ukraine a wake-up call
CHINA - Constructing an irrigation network in Qinghai Province. Workers were paid part of their wages in food supplied by the World Food Programme. Credit WFP/Sarah ErringtonBy Trevor PageLETHBRIDGE, Canada, Sep 8 2022 (IPS) As our planet continues to heat up, extreme weather has affected many of us. From the west coast of North America across Europe, the Middle East and Asia to Pakistan and New Zealand, wildfires and flash floods have destroyed homes and property and disrupted the daily lives of millions. Supply chains, already badly affected by COVID, have been further complicated by drying rivers and waterways. In the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trevor Page Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought COVID-19 Development & Aid Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations IP Source Type: news

Transforming Girls ’ Education, Changing The World
By Helen Grant and Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Sep 2 2022 (IPS) As we approach this year’s Transforming Education Summit, global leaders can and must prioritize expertise and mobilize political will to support efforts to ensure inclusive and quality education for all, especially girls. This is at the heart of Sustainable Development Goal 4 in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as the commitments made in the Charlevoix Declaration and the G7 Declaration on Girls’ Education. Helen Grant Despite the progress made in recent decades, gender inequality between girls and boys, in all their diversity, is deepeni...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Helen Grant and Yasmine Sherif Tags: Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Environment Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Inequality Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery
kls117@duke.eduWed, 08/24/2022 - 15:37 Treatment PageBariatric Surgery ProvidersDana D. Portenier, MDKeri A. Seymour, DOKunoor Jain-Spangler, MDRanjan Sudan, MDJin S. Yoo, MDJacob A. Greenberg, MDBenjamin R. Lloyd, MDChelsea A. Connor, MD, FACSLuke Kinsinger, MD, BS, FACSMatthew B. Martin, MDPaul J. Stechschulte, MDEric M. Wilson, MD, FACSJennifer Norris, PA-CAnne M. Stephano, PA-CChristina Killette, RDN/LDNMaria Tucker, CDCES, MPH, RDN/LDNKelli E. Friedman, PhDTina M. Gremore, PhDJennifer J. Pells, PhD (Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News)
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - August 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: kls117 at duke.edu Source Type: news