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50,000 Children Could Die in Months in S.Sudan: UNICEF

50,000 Children Could Die in Months in S.Sudan: UNICEF

  UNITED NATIONS, April 11, 2014 (AFP) – Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate ...

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Ebola Epidemic Spreads to Guinea’s Capital: UNICEF

Ebola Epidemic Spreads to Guinea’s Capital: UNICEF

  CONAKRY, March 23, 2014 (AFP) – An Ebola epidemic which has already killed dozens of people in Guinea’s southern forests has spread to the capital Conakry, the United Nations ...

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10 Million Children in Mideast to Get Polio Vaccine: UN

10 Million Children in Mideast to Get Polio Vaccine: UN

  AMMAN, March 2, 2014 (AFP) – Millions of children in the Middle East will be vaccinated against polio this month after the crippling disease resurfaced in conflict-hit Syria, the ...

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WHO Launches Anti-Cholera Drive in Conflict-Torn S.Sudan

WHO Launches Anti-Cholera Drive in Conflict-Torn S.Sudan

  GENEVA, February 22, 2014 (AFP) – The World Health Organisation began a campaign on Saturday to prevent outbreaks of cholera in temporary camps in South Sudan housing thousands of people who ...

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ICRC Urges Syria Aid Access as Clashes Halt Polio Immunisation

ICRC Urges Syria Aid Access as Clashes Halt Polio Immunisation

  DAMASCUS, January 13, 2014 (AFP) – The situation in Syria is “catastrophic,” the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross warned on Monday, urging “actions that translate ...

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Save Lives with Clean Hands

Save Lives with Clean Hands

  Just rub and rise using soap and water  Considering what they are made to do everyday, hands are a virtual “Petri dish” for bacterial culture and a host of ...

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