Communicable Diseases

Pakistan sees 98% reduction in Polio thanks to UAE

Between 2014 and the end of September 2018, the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Program administered...

Genetically engineering a malaria-free world

A team of biologists at Imperial College, London have altered the genetics of the...

Global Fund saves 27 million lives in their fight against HIV, TB, and malaria

The Global Fund is a non-profit partnership organisation designed to accelerate the...

Following the worst flood in centuries, Kerala threatened with epidemic of ‘rat fever’

Torrential rains have led to the worst flood Kerala, India has seen in a century....

Africa commits to eliminating Cholera by 2030

African Health Ministers have announced a pledge to end cholera in the African region...

Cholera outbreaks dramatically decline in Yemen following new DFID prediction method

Experts from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) are working alongside...

Uganda steps up Ebola preparedness after recent DRC outbreak

Uganda has stepped up its Ebola preparedness and prevention strategy in response to...

Ebola returns to DRC with new challenges

Two weeks ago, on the first of August, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic...

New malaria bed nets could ‘prevent millions of cases and deaths’

A new malaria bed net, specifically designed to kill insecticide-resistant mosquitoes,...

World Hepatitis Day: 28 July 2018

World Hepatitis Day takes place annually on the 28th of July, with the aim of raising...

Ebola outbreak in DRC is over, confirm the Ministry of Health

Since 1976 the Democratic Republic of the Congo has experienced nine outbreaks of...

A new $1.2 billion coalition has been launched to increase male HIV treatment

A new $1.2 billion coalition between HIV/AIDS donors, NGOs and pharmaceutical companies...

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