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News Somalia » Health: QC rehabilitates Somalia flood, cyclone victims

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/582182/QC-rehabilitates-Somalia-flood-cyclone-victims
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Qatar Charity (QC) office in Somalia has rehabilitated “thousands of flood and ... while it also reconstructed four health centres and provided the required medical equipment. This benefited 92,776 people affected by floods hit the Middle Shabelle ...

News Somalia » Health: Shamsa Abdullahi Bybook: A champion for Somali women’s reproductive health rights

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/somalia/shamsa-abdullahi-bybook-champion-somali-women-s-reproductive-health-rights
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Mogadishu – Shamsa Abdullahi Bybook was a young nurse in her twenties when she fled the mounting chaos and tensions of Mogadishu in 1989 to start a new life in the United Kingdom. She became an experienced midwife at a North London hospital with a master ...

News Somalia » Health: Hunted and hated, Somali tax collectors gird for battle

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-somalia-tax/hunted-and-hated-somali-tax-collectors-gird-for-battle-idUSKCN1G00XW
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Almost all of Somalia’s budget goes on paying its politicians and civil servants; ordinary citizens see little being spent on improving public health, education or infrastructure in their bullet-scarred city. “We pay various taxes by force. There is no ...

News Somalia » Health: Somalia: Somaliland Fatwa Forbids FGM

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802070186.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

On its website, the World Health Organization (WHO) says cutting – often performed on girls 15 and younger – can result in bleeding, infection, problems with urination and complications with childbearing. Somalia is among the countries in which FGM is ...

News Somalia » Health: Report details psychological and health impact of deportation on children

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/02/17/rept-f17.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Additionally, lack of access to basic needs and preventive health care will inhibit growth and brain development ... the Convention of the Rights of the Child (1989), the other being Somalia. The basic proposition underlying the convention is that in ...

News Somalia » Health: Bipartisan Group of Supporters Defend Trump’s Nominee for Key U.N. Refugee Post

News channel or source: http://freebeacon.com/issues/bipartisan-group-of-supporters-defend-trumps-nominee-for-key-u-n-refugee-post/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Wolf highlighted Issacs's work on the Ebola epidemic and his efforts to work with the Iraqi Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization ... including Liberia, Somalia, Bosnia, Afghanistan and Iraq," Pittenger said. "In the 20 years I’ve known ...

News Somalia » Health: Quran blamed in new U.S. disease outbreak

News channel or source: http://www.wnd.com/2017/04/measles-outbreak-among-somali-refugees-stretches-minneapolis-health-system/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

That outbreak also involved unvaccinated Somali children. “Eleven of the 30 children have been hospitalized,” Doug Schultz, spokesman for the Minnesota Department of Health, told WND. He said he did not know how many of those cases have required ...

News Somalia » Health: Immunization Exclusion Day is coming

News channel or source: http://www.eastoregonian.com/eo/local-news/20180216/immunization-exclusion-day-is-coming
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Last year, measles broke out in a Somali-American community in Minneapolis ... Such outbreaks are examples of waning herd immunity, said Umatilla County Public Health Administrator Jim Setzer. When the majority of a group gets vaccinated, a virus can ...

News Somalia » Health: Cardiologist, Filmmaker Honored at Sheila Kar Health Foundation’s 14th Annual Gala

News channel or source: http://www.indiawest.com/news/global_indian/cardiologist-filmmaker-honored-at-sheila-kar-health-foundation-s-th/article_98b0da30-128c-11e8-b728-4bbeb5a7da8d.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The schools are spread out across the country, Nalos said, with some close to the Ethiopia-Somalia border and others closer to ... “When I found out she was involved with [the health foundation], it didn’t surprise me. She’s the most giving person.

News Somalia » Health: Somalia: CORRECTION: UNICEF supports various medical centres in Wajid, Bakool region

News channel or source: https://midnimo.com/2018/02/16/somalia-correction-unicef-supports-various-medical-centres-wajid-bakool-region/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

UNICEF supports several health projects in Wajid district in Bakool region contrary to earlier reports the area lacked medical support and facilities, the UN body has said. In an article dated January 29,2018, published by Goobjoog News, we indicated ...