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Some hazards in the environment can directly affect health – air pollution can cause respiratory disease, lead paint in houses can affect a child’s development, and pesticide exposure is attributed to higher rates of birth defects, developmental delays, leukemia, and brain cancer among farm worke
The Congolese Ministry of Health organized a hackathon to link digital technology with the fight against the Ebola epidemic that has been ravaging the eastern region of the country since August 2018
Thailand has the second highest road traffic fatality rate in the world at 36.2 per 100,000, according to the World Health Organization, with an annual estimate of over 24,000 deaths – about 66 deaths every day.
Kenyan journalists are serving as watchdogs as Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) in Nairobi has come under attack for operating on the wrong patient, as well as other controversies.
In Burkina Faso, villagers can get weather and climate information via text (Video from TV5 Monde)
In West Africa, Journalists Have to Sift Fact from Rumor About Links Between the Deadly Virus and Sex
Better access to HIV treatment critical to fighting pandemics