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      Haiti: Earthquake survivors need continued care in the south
      Haiti
      Haiti: Earthquake survivors need continued care in the south
      September 8, 2021—The greatest number of deaths and injuries from Haiti’s August 14 earthquake occurred in the country’s southernmost region, the Sud ...
      Natural disasters
      Medics, Health Authorities and Patients: Keys in mitigating deaths from Non-Communicable Diseases
      Kenya
      Medics, Health Authorities and Patients: Keys in mitigating deaths from Non-Communicable Diseases
      Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally. According to the World Health Organisation, NCDs kill 41 million people each...
      Non-communicable diseases
      Healthcare System in Lebanon Disintegrates
      Lebanon
      Healthcare System in Lebanon Disintegrates
      Dwindling supplies of fuel and medicine mean that Lebanon’s healthcare system is rapidly disintegrating as the country – which has been without a gove...
      Access to medicines
      Haiti: After the earthquake, a multitude of challenges for patients
      Haiti
      Haiti: After the earthquake, a multitude of challenges for patients
      More than a week after an earthquake destroyed his home and fractured the bones of his leg, Widnika, age 2 years and 7 months, sleeps in a bed at Doct...
      Natural disasters
      Surgery and trauma care
      South Sudan: Two deaths from hepatitis E as result of deplorable sanitation condition in Bentiu IDP camp
      South Sudan
      South Sudan: Two deaths from hepatitis E as result of deplorable sanitation condition in Bentiu IDP camp
      An alarming jump in the number of patients with hepatitis E and acute watery diarrhoea has been seen in the camp for internal displaced persons (IDP) ...
      Infectious diseases
      Haiti Earthquake Crisis
      Haiti
      Haiti Earthquake Crisis
      On Saturday August 14 at 8:30 am local time, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the southern region of Haiti, specifically the provinces of Grand’Anse,...
      Natural disasters
      Emergency response
      PRESS RELEASE: Beware of ‘bootleg’ alcohol – it can cause blindness and death
      Iran
      PRESS RELEASE: Beware of ‘bootleg’ alcohol – it can cause blindness and death
      Hong Kong, 20 August 2021 -  Methanol poisoning, caused by the ingestion of bootleg alcoholic drinks laced with methanol, has been a public health con...
      Infectious diseases
      Following full FDA approval, Pfizer and BioNTech must urgently share COVID-19 vaccine know-how to increase global production and supply
      Following full FDA approval, Pfizer and BioNTech must urgently share COVID-19 vaccine know-how to increase global production and supply
      Sharing mRNA vaccine technology with manufacturers in low- and middle-income countries – including in Africa where seven manufacturers could begin pro...
      Access to medicines
      COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease)
      COVID-19 vaccines
      Delivering essential medical services in Afghanistan
      Afghanistan
      Delivering essential medical services in Afghanistan
      Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) remains in Afghanistanto provide much needed medical care.
      War and conflict