Chad: Severe Lack of Water Causing Serious Health Risks for Children in Chad
[MSF] People displaced from Sudan sheltering in camps in eastern Chad are living in dire conditions, desperately short of clean water and decent sanitation. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are providing water and sanitation assistance in three camps in the border region. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 6, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Aid and Assistance Central Africa Chad External Relations Health and Medicine International Organizations and Africa NGOs and Civil Society Source Type: news
Meet the heroes powering our emergency response
Episode 4 Dr Nahid Idris Salih Khalid: Officer in Charge, WHO operations hub, Gezira, Sudan5 December 2023 – One ordinary Saturday morning in Khartoum, Sudan, during the holy month of Ramadan, I was suddenly awoken by a deafening sound and the house shaking. From the roof, I saw the formidable sight of a fighter jet flying overhead and heavy smoke rising in the distance. The sound grew louder, more aggressive, horrible. A bombshell landed on my neighbour’s house. Armed conflict had erupted between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces. I couldn’t believe what my eyes were seeing. S...
Source: WHO EMRO News - December 5, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news
The Failure Of Western Feminism When It's Most Needed
The Failure Of Western Feminism When It's Most Needed Authored by Phyllis Chesler via RealClear Wire, On Nov. 25, the United Nations initiated its annual Sixteen Days of Global Activism Against Gender-Based Violence against women and girls. This will continue until Dec. 10, which is Human Rights…#phyllischesler #realclearwire #unitednations #sixteendays #humanrightsday #talkingheads #israeli #bosnia #rwanda #sudan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Workplace violence toward doctors working in obstetrics and gynecology emergency units in Khartoum North Locality, Sudan: a cross-sectional study - Ali EM, Mohammed WA, Mahmoud DS, F Kheiralla TA, Nasrallah EA, Elfadul KM, Abdelfatah Hamza Ahmed T, Hussein HI, Elkhidir IH, Muneer MS.
Workplace violence (WPV) is any action, incident, or behavior that deviates from appropriate conduct and results in a person getting assaulted, threatened, harmed, or injured at work. This research aimed at studying the current state of WPV among doctors w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news
Darfur: Another Genocide 20 Years Later?
On November 24, 2023, a group of 70 international law experts published an open letter warning about the risk of genocide in Darfur, Sudan. As they state, “The risk of imminent genocidal mass killing is now approaching a point of no return as the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the paramilitary group…#darfur #sudan #rapidsupportforces #rsf #sudanesearmedforces #saf #chad #ocha #dominiquehyde #unhcr (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Donating to Doctors Without Borders can offer tax advantages and help provide life-saving medical care. Here's how
Doctors Without Borders The year ahead will no doubt hold new and unexpected challenges. Doctors Without Borders teams are already scaling up our efforts to provide patients with physical and mental health care along the dangerous migration route through Central America. We continue to treat…#centralamerica #haiti #yemen #sudan #donoradvisedfund #daf #learn #insiderstudios (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Perpetrators of sexual violence in the DRC must be held to account
Historically, we know that conviction rates for these crimes are shockingly low. How can we expect or encourage survivors to come forward when so few cases ever succeed, Nadine Tunasi writes. Sexual violence is a crime against humanity. It is brutal, deliberate and intended to punish and humiliate…#nadinetunasi #drc #laws #survivorchampion #kolbassiahauossou #ukraine #iran #sudan #guatemala #survivorsspeak (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Cheap over-the-counter nail drug found to work on crippling flesh-eating disease
‘Momentous’ breakthrough as trial finds treatment for nail infections to be highly effective for neglected tropical diseaseA cheap and easily taken drug used to treat fungal nail infections has been found to work against a devastating flesh and bone-eating disease found across Africa, Asia and the Americas.Researchers say the breakthrough offers hope to thousands of patients who have suffered decades of neglect and can face amputations if the disease is left untreated.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 23, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Johnson Tags: Global development Global health Sudan Mexico Africa Americas World news Middle East and north Africa Science Medical research Society Source Type: news
ECW Interviews France ’s Minister of State for Development and International Partnerships Chrysoula Zacharopoulou
By External SourceNov 22 2023 (IPS-Partners) Chrysoula Zacharopoulou is a medical doctor. Born in Sparta (Greece) in 1976, she holds both French and Greek nationalities and is a graduate of Sapienza University in Rome, as well as holding a PhD on endometriosis. She arrived in France in 2007, practicing as a gynaecological surgeon at Bégin Military Hospital. As a defender of the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, she founded the “Info-Endométriose” association alongside actor Julie Gayet. In 2016, she launched the first national awareness campaign about this little-known disease, aime...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 22, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Health Women & Climate Change Women's Health Education Cannot Wait (ECW) IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news
Sudan: 1.5 Million Cholera Vaccines Rolled Out in Sudan's El Gedaref
[Dabanga] El Dawim / El Gedaref -- El Dawim Emergency Room in White Nile state recorded one death and six new cases of cholera on Monday, bringing the cumulative number of deaths to 16 and cases to 163 in the state, as El Gedaref launched an oral cholera vaccination campaign. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: East Africa Health and Medicine Sudan Source Type: news
WHO Regional Director ’s remarks at the regional press briefing on health emergencies
22 November 2023 – Thank you for joining us today for our regional update on the health emergencies in the occupied Palestinian territory and Sudan. Before I begin my remarks, I’d like to take a moment to remember Dima Alhaj, our young WHO colleague who was tragically killed yesterday when her parents’ home was bombed. Dima’s husband, 6-month-old baby boy and more than 50 other family members who had been sheltering together were also killed in the bombing. Dima joined WHO in 2019 as part of the WHO-supported trauma team at the Gaza Strip’s Limb Reconstruction Centre. We are all devastated by this shock...
Source: WHO EMRO News - November 21, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news
Regional Director statement on the health crisis in Sudan
21 November 2023 – With the world’s attention having turned to the horrifying situation in Gaza, we must remember that the Sudanese people continue to face suffering on a scale that is also catastrophic. The figures coming out of Sudan are staggering: nearly 25 million people need humanitarian aid and 11 million people need urgent health assistance. More than 20 million people have now fallen into high levels of acute food insecurity, and every seventh child under five in Sudan is acutely malnourished. Around 4.2 million women, girls and vulnerable populations face the risk of gender-based violence – which can be li...
Source: WHO EMRO News - November 21, 2023 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news
Sudan: MSF - 'Hundreds of Lives At Risk As Logistics Ban in Capital Strangles Supply'
[Dabanga] Khartoum -- International medical relif organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has said it may have to halt surgical operations at the Turkish hospital in southern Khartoum, noting that the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), who control much of the city, will not allow surgical supplies to be transported to hospitals in rapid support areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Conflict, Peace and Security East Africa Health and Medicine Sudan Source Type: news
Sudan: SAF-RSF Jebel Aulia Clashes Intensify, North Darfur Dengue Fever and Malaria Cases Surge
[Dabanga] Jebel Aulia / El Gezira / El Fasher -- In a series of developments that unfolded over the past four days, warplanes executed airstrikes on specific sites within Jebel Aulia, situated at the southernmost edge of Khartoum. Intense clashes continued to rage throughout yesterday, marking the fourth consecutive day conflict in the region. The North Darfur Health Ministry also cautioned of a surging epidemic threat yesterday, following heavy fighting in the state capital of El Fasher last week, which claimed five lives and left many injured and (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - November 21, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: East Africa Health and Medicine Malaria Sudan Source Type: news
A new flour mill offers unexpected respite from threats of violence in Sudan
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Source: UNFPA News - November 17, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news