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New York, Aug 13(Just Earth News): More than 500,000 people in Yemen are suspected of having cholera, the United Nations health agency on Monday said, warning that the disease is spreading quickly due to a lack of clean water or health access. more
India: At least 60 children die in Uttar Pradesh hospital in five days

Gorakhpur, UP, Aug 12 (JEN): The alleged short supply of oxygen has resulted in the death of at least 60 children, including newborns, in the five days in a hospital in India's largest state ...

Quick response critical to stem year-long cholera outbreak in South Sudan – UN agency

New York, Aug 9(Just Earth News): Rapid responses are critical to stemming a cholera outbreak that has afflicted South Sudan for more than a year, exacerbating an already dire humanitarian s ...

UN health agency working to boost malaria prevention and control in north-eastern Nigeria

New York, Aug 8(Just Earth News): The United Nations health agency estimates that if more funds are secured, up to 10,000 lives in Nigeria could be saved by November through targeted steps i ...

Global blindness to triple by 2050, new research finds

New Delhi, Aug 3 (JEN): A new research has stated that the rate of global blindness is set to triple by 2050, thereby affecting an approximate 115 million people.

Ontario increases access to stem cell transplants

Toronto, Aug 2 (JEN): Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Ontario, announced last week at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto of a new fund to help hospitals ...

Breastfeeding is 'smartest investment' families, communities and countries can make – UN

New York, Aug 2(Just Earth News): Kicking off World Breastfeeding Week, the United Nations on Tuesday stressed that although breastfeeding has cognitive and health benefits for infants and m ...

Malnutrition and cholera 'a vicious combination' in war-torn Yemen – UN agency chiefs

New York, July 26(Just Earth News): In Yemen, the world's worst cholera outbreak is unfolding amid the world's largest humanitarian crisis, crippling health, water and sanitation facilities ...

Rainy season worsens cholera crisis in Yemen; UN agencies deliver clean water, food

New York, July 22(Just Earth News): Yemen is facing the world's largest cholera outbreak, the United Nations health agency on Friday warned, with 5,000 Yemenis falling sick every day – the ...

South Sudan: UN agency scales up cholera response with 500,000 doses of oral vaccine

New York, July 20(Just Earth News): The United Nations health agency is scaling up cholera response in South Sudan, where 17,785 cases, including 320 deaths, have been reported since the out ...