Yemen: Ad Dhale Patients in Critical Condition Cannot Reach MSF Hospitals
Voice from the FieldYemen: Ad Dhale Patients in Critical Condition Cannot Reach MSF Hospitals April 10, 2015 Dr. Ali Dahi works for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Ad Dhale, an area in southern Yemen wracked by pitched battles and aerial bombardments that are preventing many people from reaching lifesaving medical assistance. Here, Dr. Dahi describes the situation.   (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Yemen: MSF supplies and team reach Aden, but more needed
The first boat organised by MSF carrying 1.7 tonnes of urgently needed medical supplies for the MSF hospital in Aden successfully docked in the city today. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Nick Source Type: news

Yemen: MSF Treats Scores After Aden Clashes
The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received 63 wounded patients at its hospital in Aden, Yemen, on March 19 following heavy armed clashes in the city. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

MSF Treating Scores of Wounded in Yemen As Fighting Spreads
Scores of people have been wounded in fighting in Yemen over recent days, with many treated at the Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in the southern city of Aden. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Yemen: MSF Treats 34 Wounded After Airstrike on Camp for Displaced People
More than two dozen people injured in an airstrike today at a displaced persons camp in northern Yemen have been treated by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the organization announced. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Yemen: Medical Supplies and Personnel Unable to Reach Conflict Areas
More medical supplies and trained health personnel are urgently needed in Yemen as the violence there escalates, but with air and sea transport obstructed, it is currently impossible to bring in this essential support. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Yemen: "We Have Been on Lockdown Inside the Hospital"
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) project coordinator Valerie Pierre describes the situation in Yemen, where more medical supplies and trained health staff are urgently needed as violence escalates. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Yemen: "The Situation Has Never Been Worse"
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff members describe the situation in Yemen, where more medical supplies and trained health staff are urgently needed as violence escalates. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 10, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Crisis in Yemen
The current crisis in Yemen began in September 2014, when Houthi rebels took over the capital city of Sana'a, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister Mohammed Basindawa. In January 2015, President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and his administration resigned after the Houthis seized control of the government in a coup that led to the dissolution of parliament a few weeks later. Language Undefined (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 8, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Yemen: "Life has stopped in Aden"
More than 600 wounded people have been treated at MSF's emergency surgical unit in Aden, Yemen, since clashes erupted on 19 March. Here, nurse Anees and pharmacist Liqa speak of their experiences in Aden since the clashes began. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 8, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Emily Source Type: news

Yemen: Medical Supplies and Staff Reach Aden, but More Help Needed
Press releaseYemen: Medical Supplies and Staff Reach Aden, but More Help Needed April 08, 2015 SANA'A, YEMEN/NEW YORK—A boat carrying urgently needed medical supplies arrived today at the port city of Aden in Yemen, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which operates a hospital in the city, announced. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 8, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

WHO health response in Yemen
An escalation of armed conflict in Yemen has resulted in hundreds dead and thousands injured.  Read about WHO's response to increasing health needs in Yemen. Read more... (Source: WHO EMRO Emergency Preparedness and Humanitarian Action)
Source: WHO EMRO Emergency Preparedness and Humanitarian Action - April 8, 2015 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Yemen: "We Have Been on Lockdown Inside the Hospital"
MSF project coordinator Valerie Pierre describes the situation in Yemen, where more medical supplies and trained health staff are urgently needed as violence escalates. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 7, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Yemen: "The Situation Has Never Been Worse"
Voice from the FieldYemen: "The Situation Has Never Been Worse" April 07, 2015 Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff members describe the situation in Yemen, where more medical supplies and trained health staff are urgently needed as violence escalates. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 7, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Yemen: "We Have Been on Lockdown Inside the Hospital"
Voice from the FieldYemen: "We Have Been on Lockdown Inside the Hospital" April 07, 2015 Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) project coordinator Valerie Pierre describes the situation in Yemen, where more medical supplies and trained health staff are urgently needed as violence escalates. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 7, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Conflict Plunging Yemen Towards Humanitarian Disaster, Says UNConflict Plunging Yemen Towards Humanitarian Disaster, Says UN
Yemen's conflict is driving an already impoverished country towards humanitarian disaster, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said on Monday. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 6, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

U.N.’s Next Stop: Humanitarian Summit to Resolve Exploding Refugee Crisis
Billions of dollars of humanitarian aid pledged last year have been used to provide food, medical relief and other life-saving support to millions of Syrian families. Credit: Beshr Abdulhadi/CC-BY-2.0By Thalif DeenKUWAIT CITY, Apr 2 2015 (IPS)As the world’s spreading humanitarian crisis threatens to spill beyond the borders of Syria and Iraq into Libya and Yemen, the United Nations is already setting its sights on the first World Humanitarian Summit scheduled to take place in Istanbul next year.“Let us make the response to the Syria crisis a launching pad for a new, truly global partnership for h...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 2, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Civil Society Conferences Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Education Europe Featured Food & Agriculture Global Global Geopolitics Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights Humani Source Type: news

Yemen: Urgently needed medical supplies and health personnel unable to reach conflict areas
As violence in Yemen escalates, more medical supplies and trained health personnel are urgently needed. However, recent heavy restrictions on sea and airports are making this impossible. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 1, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Emily Source Type: news

'Children urgently need our protection,' warns UN child rights envoy as casualties mount in Yemen
Alarmed by the rising number of child casualties in Yemen, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui today urged all parties involved in military operations “avoid creating new risks” for crisis-torn country's children and to adhere to international law. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - April 1, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

‘Children urgently need our protection,’ warns UN child rights envoy as casualties mount in Yemen
Alarmed by the rising number of child casualties in Yemen, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui today urged all parties involved in military operations to “avoid creating new risks” for crisis-torn country's children and to adhere to international law. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - April 1, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Coalition Stopping Red Cross Delivering Medical Aid in Yemen: SpokeswomanCoalition Stopping Red Cross Delivering Medical Aid in Yemen: Spokeswoman
Members of the Saudi-led coalition conducting air strikes in Yemen are preventing a Red Cross plane from delivering medical supplies in Sanaa, an ICRC spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Yemen: Medical Supplies and Personnel Unable to Reach Conflict Areas
More medical supplies and trained health personnel are needed in Yemen as violence there escalates, but with transport obstructed it is currently impossible to bring in this essential support. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - March 31, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Yemen: Medical Supplies and Personnel Unable to Reach Conflict Areas
Press releaseYemen: Medical Supplies and Personnel Unable to Reach Conflict Areas March 31, 2015 SANA'A/PARIS—More medical supplies and trained health personnel are urgently needed in Yemen as the violence there escalates, but with air and sea transport obstructed, it is currently impossible to bring in this essential support, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - March 31, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Coalition stopping Red Cross delivering medical aid in Yemen: spokeswoman
GENEVA (Reuters) - Members of the Saudi-led coalition conducting air strikes in Yemen are preventing a Red Cross plane from delivering medical supplies in Sanaa, an ICRC spokeswoman said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coalition preventing Red Cross from delivering medical aid in Yemen: spokeswoman
GENEVA (Reuters) - Members of the Saudi-led coalition conducting air strikes in Yemen are preventing a Red Cross plane from delivering urgent medical supplies in Sanaa, an ICRC spokeswoman said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 31, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Yemen: MSF treats 34 wounded after airstrike on camp for displaced people
More than two dozen people injured in an airstrike today at a displaced persons camp in northern Yemen have been treated by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - March 31, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Nick Source Type: news

Yemen: MSF Treats 34 Wounded After Airstrike on Camp for Displaced People
More than two dozen people injured in an airstrike today at a displaced persons camp in northern Yemen have been treated by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the organization announced. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - March 30, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

Yemen: MSF Treats 34 Wounded After Airstrike on Camp for Displaced People
Press releaseYemen: MSF Treats 34 Wounded After Airstrike on Camp for Displaced People March 30, 2015 More than two dozen people injured in an airstrike today at a displaced persons camp in northern Yemen have been treated by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the organization announced. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - March 30, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

MSF Treating Scores of Wounded in Yemen As Fighting Spreads
As security deteriorates in Yemen, MSF facilities are receiving scores of patients in need of emergency care. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - March 26, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Phil Zabriskie Source Type: news

MSF Treating Scores of Wounded in Yemen As Fighting Spreads
Field newsMSF Treating Scores of Wounded in Yemen As Fighting Spreads March 26, 2015 Scores of people have been wounded in fighting in Yemen over recent days, with many treated at the Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in the southern city of Aden. Clashes in Aden have increased after Houthi fighters entered the city this morning. Looting is ongoing amidst the clashes and general chaos. The MSF hospital in the city has so far received 80 injured people today. More are coming. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - March 26, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Phil Zabriskie Source Type: news

Amid Yemen unrest, UNICEF warns of grave child rights abuses, spike in deaths
Grave violations of children’s rights are continuing to take place in Yemen, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) confirmed today, on the heels of a spate of recent attacks on mosques in Sana’a that killed 12 children and injured 20. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - March 24, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Yemen: MSF Treats Scores After Aden Clashes
Field newsYemen: MSF Treats Scores After Aden Clashes March 20, 2015 DUBAI/PARIS—The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received 63 wounded patients at its hospital in Aden, Yemen, on March 19 following heavy armed clashes in the city. Fighting between forces loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and the Special Security Forces, a unit loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, erupted in Aden in the early hours of March 19 and continued throughout the day around Aden International Airport, forcing its temporary clo...
Source: MSF News - March 20, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Dr Datsons Labs to sell anti-malarial drugs in Yemen
Dr Datsons Labs today said it has inked marketing and supply agreement with Yemen's Al-Mugdh Pharma to sell its anti-malarial drugs in Yemen (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 2, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children’s education, nutrition fall victim to ongoing crisis in Yemen – UNICEF
The political and economic crisis engulfing Yemen is having a dangerous impact on the country’s youths, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today as it warned that increasing numbers of children are suffering from malnourishment while fewer are attending school. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - February 13, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

WHO deplores attacks on health workers and health facilities in Afghanistan, Sudan and Yemen
29 January 2015 - The World Health Organization deplores the recent attacks on health staff and health facilities in Afghanistan, Sudan and Yemen, and expresses deep concern about the serious implications of these attacks on patients, medical personnel and health infrastructure. In countries where violence is ongoing, repeated and targeted attacks on health care workers and health facilities have severe immediate and long-term consequences on health systems and result in even larger numbers of people continuing to suffer illness or injury without access to medical care. In the first month of 2015, incidents involving attac...
Source: WHO EMRO Emergency Preparedness and Humanitarian Action - January 30, 2015 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Humanity’s Future: Below Replacement Fertility?
A mother and her three children, part of the indigenous Hmong group, in Sin Chai, northwestern Viet Nam. The general trend in world fertility rates shows they are in decline - due to a combination of factors, including economic development and the improved social role of women. Credit: UN Photo/Kibae ParkBy Joseph ChamieUNITED NATIONS, Jan 15 2015 (IPS)Is below replacement level fertility the future for humanity? The answer to this seemingly simple question regarding human reproduction is not only of considerable demographic concern, but also has enormous social, economic and environmental consequences for the planet.Aside...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 15, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Joseph Chamie Tags: Development & Aid Education Featured Gender Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Labour Population Poverty & MDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health below replacement fertility Fertility Rates Population Source Type: news

From A to Z, A Nerd's Guide To Herbal Tea
Stop right there: Before you reach for yet another cup of joe, consider the benefits of a nice cup of herbal tea. While it’s not quite tea by the proper definition -- traditional black, white and green teas are all derived from the Camellia sinensis plant, while herbal teas, or tisane, can be brewed with a wide variety of herbs and spices -- going herbal will add new flavor to your life. You can reap benefits for both your mind and your body by engaging in the centuries-old tradition of tea drinking. Since the world of herbal tea is so vast, we’ve partnered with Traditional Medicinals to put together an A-to-Z...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 29, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yemen: MSF Provides Medical Care to Displaced and Injured People in Al-Bayda Governorate
Field newsYemen: MSF Provides Medical Care to Displaced and Injured People in Al-Bayda Governorate December 19, 2014 The newly formed Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Yemen Emergency Pool (YEP) has conducted a visit to Al Bayda governorate to provide medical consultations as well as non-food items to internally displaced people (IDPs) fleeing the conflict which has been affecting the area for months. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - December 19, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Malnutrition Hits Millions of Children in Yemen
The country, which has one of the highest rates of child malnutrition, is struggling through a failing transition to democracy and facing a rebel uprising. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By KAREEM FAHIM Tags: Malnutrition Middle East and North Africa Unrest (2010- ) Yemen Houthis Source Type: news

Ban strongly condemns deadly Yemen bomb attacks
Secretary-General Ban Ki-mon has strongly condemned the bomb attacks in Radaa in Yemen’s Al Bayda province yesterday, which killed more than 25 people, including at least 15 schoolchildren. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - December 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

UN strongly condemns deadly Yemen bomb attacks
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council have strongly condemned the bomb attacks in Radaa in Yemen’s Al Bayda province yesterday, which killed more than 25 people, including at least 15 schoolchildren. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - December 17, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

‘A dark day in a bleak year for children’: UNICEF condemns attack on schoolchildren in Yemen
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has deplored the killing of at least 15 school girls in a car bombing in Yemen adding to the grim toll of what it described as “a dark day in the closing weeks of a bleak year” for children around the world. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - December 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Yemen: MSF awareness campaign increases enrollment for anti-retroviral treatment
PRESS RELEASE: MSF is educating and training medical professionals in Yemen to counter stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV/AIDS. Since 2010, when the programme started, there have been significant improvements. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - November 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Theo Source Type: news

On Being Fat
I am fat. This fact cannot be disputed. I am also intelligent, educated and successful. To look at me, one might never guess that I am a successful director at a large corporation or that I gave up a child for adoption or that I survived kidney failure and a lifesaving kidney transplant. You probably also would not guess that I speak Arabic and was an interpreter on an archaeology dig in Syria. Would you guess I have been married twice and that I was an accomplished athlete? I have many stories, but because I am fat, you may never know these things about me. You see, I, like many others like me, endure one of the few rem...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 7, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Health: H.I.V. Patients in Yemen Face Hospital Evictions
Patients infected with H.I.V. are being ordered out of hospitals in Yemen, even when they are in dire need of care, a human rights group says. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Yemen Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Human Rights and Human Rights Violations Source Type: news

Global Health: H.I.V. Patients in Yemen Face Hospital Evictions
Patients infected with H.I.V. are being ordered out of hospitals in Yemen, even when they are in dire need of care, a human rights group says. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - November 4, 2014 Category: American Health Authors: By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Yemen Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Human Rights and Human Rights Violations Source Type: news

The Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
VideoThe Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance October 14, 2014 Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treats wounded patients from Iraq, Syria, and Yemen in its hospital in Amman, Jordan. Since the project began eight years ago, doctors have been treating people suffering from infections that are resistant to one or several antibiotics. Today, half of all patients arriving at the hospital already have multi-drug resistant bacteria, and it is posing a serious threat to public health in the region. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - October 14, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Editorial Intern Source Type: news

OPINION: On Reproductive Rights, Progress with Concerns
Contraceptives on sale at a store in Sanaa, Yemen. Credit: Rebecca Murray/IPSBy Joseph ChamieNEW YORK, Oct 1 2014 (IPS)For most of human history, reproductive rights essentially meant men and women accepting the number, timing and spacing of their children, as well as possible childlessness. All this changed radically in the second half of the 20th century with the introduction of new medical technologies aimed at both preventing and assisting human reproduction.Those technologies ushered in historic changes in reproductive rights and behaviour that continue to reverberate around the world, giving rise to increasingly comp...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Joseph Chamie Tags: Development & Aid Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse LGBTQ Population Poverty & MDGs Religion Women's Health Abortion cloning Contraception ectogenesis Family Planning In Vitro Ferti Source Type: news

Yemen Unrest: MSF Supports Public and Private Hospitals in Sana'a
MSF is responding to the increasing needs of public and private hospitals in Sana'a and has made medical donations to three hospitals, as well as to the Yemeni Red Crescent. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - September 25, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Yemen Unrest: MSF Supports Public and Private Hospitals in Sana'a
Yemen Unrest: MSF Supports Public and Private Hospitals in Sana'aMSF is responding to the increasing needs of public and private hospitals in Sana'a and has made medical donations to three hospitals, as well as to the Yemeni Red Crescent. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - September 25, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news