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Practical Help for the Most Defenseless People

Small children in this big world depend upon parents to teach them, guide them, and protect them. However, many children in the United States and around the world do not have this privilege due to a myriad of circumstances illness, accidents, murder, and war, as well as migrant parents who travel for work and leave children behind. Orphans and left-behind children have no advocates unless caring adults are willing to step in and help them. read more

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World Health Statistics 2017: Almost half of all deaths now have a recorded cause, WHO data show

Almost half of all deaths globally are now recorded with a cause, new data from the World Health Organization show, highlighting improvements countries have made on collecting vital statistics and monitoring progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). read more

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5 SUSPECTED CASES OF EBOLA IN DR CONGO

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WHO supports new initiative to more easily allow people living in South Sudan’s rural communities to access health services

Currently, only 40% of people in South Sudan are within reach of health facilities and have consistent access to primary health care services read more

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ECOWAS set up new network for early detection and control of infectious diseases.

The network, West African Network for Infectious Disease Surveillance (WANIDS), is to foster cooperation among member countries for the early detection and control of infectious diseases. WANIDS has committed in setting up a structure to aid in identifying swift detection and control of infectious diseases. It will be an integrated regional platform for the collection and sharing of health information for early infectious disease detection, response and control and focus on building the capacity of member countries in that regard. The network was launched at the end of a three-day stakeholder capacity-building workshop in Accra to ensure greater co-operation for the implementation of the tenets of WANIDS. read more

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