Category Archives: Medical/Health Care

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...

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...

DRC Confirms Ebola Outbreak Near Border

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo are racing to contain a new Ebola outbreak announced this week. At least two people are confirmed to have died of Ebola this month in a remote village of northwest DRC, very

7 Kenyan Soldiers Killed in Somalia IED Blast

At least seven Kenyan soldiers were killed and two others seriously injured after a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) targeted a military vehicle near the Somali town of Dhobley near the border with Kenya, witnesses and officials say.The vehic...

7 Kenyan Soldiers Killed in Somalia IED Blast

At least seven Kenyan soldiers were killed and two others seriously injured after a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) targeted a military vehicle near the Somali town of Dhobley near the border with Kenya, witnesses and officials say.The vehic...

‘European Union-International Organization for Migration Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn of Africa’ Kick-off Meeting in Somaliland

The European Union (EU) funded Reintegration Facility project was kicked off on Tuesday (24/04) in an event hosted by the Somaliland Government, EU and IOM, the UN Migration Agency. The project activities will help migrants from Somaliland, who have be...

Leading Bed Net Manufacturer, Vestergaard, Meets WHO’s Approval For PBO Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets With PermaNet® 3.0, A Next Generation Bednet

Advanced technology offers increased efficacy against mosquitoes resistant to the insecticide currently approved for use in bed nets LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Vestergaard, the leading manufacturer of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINS) to prevent malaria, celebrates PermaNet® 3.0