A new research done by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), at the University of Washington, indicates that globally the total development assistance for health (DAH) hit an all-time high of $31.3 billion in 2013
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The world's body has spent billions of dollars in Somalia since the outbreak of civil war in 1991. However, the rise of Islamist group al Shabaab has hampered quest for stability in the war-torn country.
20:11 Apr 7, 2014
A major focus of this World TB Day is the 3 million TB cases that the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates are 'missed' each year - that is, cases that go undetected, undiagnosed and untreated.
09:45 Mar 27, 2014
Research published on 24 March 2014 provides critical new insight on the harmful links between smoking tobacco and developing tuberculosis (TB).
18:08 Mar 26, 2014
Solution-centric approaches have shown promise in several other BoP contexts, from affordable eye care to artificial limbs.
10:29 Mar 24, 2014
The Global Diabetic Foot Conference (DFcon 2014) concluded earlier this week in Los Angeles US. Citizen News Service (CNS) had an opportunity to interact with one of the key faculties and experts on Indian approach to saving the limb for people
09:06 Mar 24, 2014
Is there a cure for HIV? The success stories of Timothy Brown and the two Boston patients, who rid themselves of the HIV cells through bone marrow transplants, led to hopes that a cure had finally been found.
13:24 Mar 21, 2014
The special new Oscar Issue of The Hollywood Sentinel is now out, featuring red carpet and backstage coverage, including interviews with the star from 12 Years a Slave among much more, as detailed in this announcement.
07:38 Mar 13, 2014
Two thirds of countries globally now have laws against domestic violence with several significant transformations in legal frameworks in Asia and the Pacific. This significant shift over the last decade has not only led 15 countries in East Asia
16:44 Mar 9, 2014
Nearly 25% of people with diabetes face diabetic foot related complications in their lifetime. 'People with diabetes can develop many different foot problems. Even ordinary problems can get worse and lead to serious complications. Foot problems mos
14:58 Feb 27, 2014
The insuregents arrived in the village riding in trucks and on motorcycles. Without mercy they opened fire and hacked male residents they had assembled in the village square. They even search houses looking for male residents who were hiding.
13:07 Feb 26, 2014
Nine militants were also killed in the attack. Two of the militants were blown up in the car suicide attack and seven were shot by Somali security forces.
12:57 Feb 24, 2014
'Tobacco is one of the leading killers in the world'; 'smoking is harmful for our health'; 'smoking can cause lung cancer, heart disease'... We have heard it all before.
04:53 Feb 10, 2014
She also cited that the UN Security Council is always there for in Mali because of the world's interest in supporting the efforts of its government and society to recover from war, achieve reconciliation, and move ahead.
16:17 Feb 6, 2014
Despite alarming cancer rates globally, with worst impact in low- and middle-income countries, one is forced to ponder if we really believe in 'cancer prevention is better than cure'. Cancer treatment is challenging and expensive, with very worryi
07:25 Feb 4, 2014
World Cancer Day is on 4th February 2014
16:48 Feb 3, 2014
'Smoke healthy, smoke Lite-joy- A better alternative'; 'Health e-cigarettes-Smoke and Quit Whenever'; 'Vapours- benefits of e-cigarettes'; 'Green-Smart-Living - easiest and most affordable way to start living a smoke-free life'...
02:07 Feb 2, 2014
In another incident, Boko Haram rebels attacked the neighboring Adamawa state, killing 22 people during an attack on a church service.
19:11 Jan 31, 2014
Ms. Samba-Panza, a former mayor of Bangui was sworn in as the new president of Central African Republic on Thursday.
02:14 Jan 25, 2014
Just over half of 7 million registered voters cast a ballot in the second round. Former finance minister Hery Rajaonarimampianina is the new president.
14:23 Jan 22, 2014