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Ghana Business News » 21 million Ghanaians don’t have improved toilets – WaterAid

Ghana Business News » 21 million Ghanaians don’t have improved toilets – WaterAid | African News Agency | Scoop.it

The Government of Ghana is failing to keep its promises on funding for sanitation, a new report launched simultaneously in the UK and four other African countries; Niger, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Uganda, February 20, 2013, by the international development charity, WaterAid, has revealed.

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Malawi condemns discriminating epileptic persons

Malawi condemns discriminating epileptic persons | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Ahead of the 2012 national epilepsy day commemoration, the ministry of health in Malawi has condemned any form of discrimination to those suffering from epilepsy, saying excluding epileptic people from the society has a negative impact to not only the individuals and their families, but also the country as a whole, hence the need to stop such an act.
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Tuberculosis in Thiès in the Senegal: 500 new cases waited in 2012

Tuberculosis in Thiès in the Senegal: 500 new cases waited in 2012 | African News Agency | Scoop.it
In Thiès one wait for 400 or 500 cases of tuberculosis every year, statement is of Tinder national Djigal du Programme of conflict against tuberculosis.
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Africa: A war against maternal, infant deaths

Africa: A war against maternal, infant deaths | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Health experts in the east, central and southern Africa have called for new innovation approaches to combat high maternal and infant mortality rates.
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South Africa: The South African army declares war on obesity

South Africa: The South African army declares war on obesity | African News Agency | Scoop.it
Johannesburg: About 10 % of the about 60.000 South African soldiers are too big or obese, to a report of the army named by the press on Thursday.
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‘Liberia Lacks Adequate Mental Health Facilities’ -Sen. Coleman Observes

‘Liberia Lacks Adequate Mental Health Facilities’ -Sen. Coleman Observes | African News Agency | Scoop.it

Former Minister of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW), Dr. Peter Coleman, has expressed concerns about challenges facing mental health in Liberia. According to him, Liberia lacks basic services and implementations in dealing with issues of mental health, including facilities to keep patients.

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Ebola outbreak kills one, infects three in DR Congo

Ebola outbreak kills one, infects three in DR Congo | African News Agency | Scoop.it
KINSHASA (Reuters) - An outbreak of Ebola has killed one person and is believed to have infected three others over the last week in northeastern Congo, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on...
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Malnutrition causes a lot of cases of tuberculosis in Madagascar

Malnutrition causes a lot of cases of tuberculosis in Madagascar | African News Agency | Scoop.it
According to the Ministry of Health in Madagascar, more than 26 700 persons contracted tuberculosis in 2011. A 16 % increase since 2009.
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