Communicable Diseases

Front line health workers in Uganda vaccinated against Ebola

The Ugandan Ministry of Health (MoH), with assistance from the World Health Organisation...

Community Health workers in Myanmar contribute to 70% reduction in Malaria species

Over a six year period, malaria cases in remote and rural locations of Myanmar have...

Pokhara, Nepal sees largest outbreak of Dengue Fever

On Tuesday, twenty-two new cases of dengue fever were reported in Pokhara, Nepal....

Uganda implements tax on drinks to raise funds for HIV treatment

A two per cent tax levied on alcohol and soft drinks will be used to internally raise...

Great Barrier Reef at risk of bleaching and coral death

Mass bleaching and coral death is expected along the entire Great Barrier Reef this...

Pakistan sees 98% reduction in Polio thanks to UAE

Between 2014 and the end of September 2018, the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Program administered...

Genetically engineering a malaria-free world

A team of biologists at Imperial College, London have altered the genetics of the...

Global Fund saves 27 million lives in their fight against HIV, TB, and malaria

The Global Fund is a non-profit partnership organisation designed to accelerate the...

Following the worst flood in centuries, Kerala threatened with epidemic of ‘rat fever’

Torrential rains have led to the worst flood Kerala, India has seen in a century....

Africa commits to eliminating Cholera by 2030

African Health Ministers have announced a pledge to end cholera in the African region...

Cholera outbreaks dramatically decline in Yemen following new DFID prediction method

Experts from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) are working alongside...

Uganda steps up Ebola preparedness after recent DRC outbreak

Uganda has stepped up its Ebola preparedness and prevention strategy in response to...

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