Category Archives: Medical/Health Care

Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2431 (2018), Security Council Extends Mandate Of African Union Mission in Somalia, Authorizes Troop Reduction

Partnership Vital in Building Professional Forces, Says Permanent RepresentativeThe Security Council renewed today its authorization of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for another 10 months, deciding to reduce uniformed personnel to 20,62...

This Time, Ebola Outbreak’s Quick End Speaks of Progress Made

The World Health Organization says the rapid, aggressive and coordinated health response to the Democratic Republic of Congo's latest Ebola outbreak is largely responsible for quickly containing the deadly virus. WHO and Congo's Ministry of Health have...

California Wildfire Moves Toward Yosemite, Small Mountain Towns

LOS ANGELES � A fierce California wildfire crept toward the boundary of Yosemite National Park on Tuesday as crews fought through steep, often inaccessible terrain and thick smoke to protect a string of small mountain communities in the path of

California Wildfire Moves Toward Yosemite, Small Mountain Towns

LOS ANGELES � A fierce California wildfire crept toward the boundary of Yosemite National Park on Tuesday as crews fought through steep, often inaccessible terrain and thick smoke to protect a string of small mountain communities in the path of

Algeria Abandons 13,000 Migrants in the Sahara in Waves

From this isolated frontier post deep in the sands of the Sahara, the expelled migrants can be seen coming over the horizon by the hundreds. They look like specks in the distance, trudging miserably across some of the world's most

Algeria Abandons 13,000 Migrants in the Sahara in Waves

From this isolated frontier post deep in the sands of the Sahara, the expelled migrants can be seen coming over the horizon by the hundreds. They look like specks in the distance, trudging miserably across some of the world's most

Varian Halcyon Systems Expand Access to Cancer Care at Three Centers in Africa

PALO ALTO, California, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Designed to expand the availability of high quality cancer care globally and help save the lives of millions more cancer patients, treatments with Varian’s (NYSE: VAR) Halcyon™ system have started at three different

WEST AFRICA: ECOWAS RESENDING MISSION TO SIERRA LEONE

ABUJA (NIGERIA)--The ECOWAS Parliament has said it will be resending MPs on a peacekeeping mission to Sierra Leone next month.The decision announced by the Speaker, Moustapha Cisse Lo, came at the request of the Sierra Leonian MPs requesting the mediat...