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New York, Jan 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS): A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in Sierra Leone, reflecting the ongoing risk of new flare-ups of the virus in affected countries, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday, just hours after declaring that all known chains of transmission had been stopped in West Africa. more
New Ebola case in Sierra Leone; WHO continues to stress risk of more flare-ups

New York, Jan 15 (JEN) A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in Sierra Leone, reflecting the ongoing risk of new flare-ups of the virus in affected countries, WHO confirmed on Friday.

Health Aggregator Zoctr raises an undisclosed amount from Brand Capital

Mumbai, Jan 15 (JEN) Mumbai-headquartered Zoctr, a first-of-its-kind Patient Centric Health Aggregator Platform has raised an undisclosed sum from the Times Group (Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd.) ...

West Africa set to be declared free of Ebola virus transmission, Ban calls for vigilance

New York, Jan 14 (Just Earth News/IBNS): On the eve of West Africa being declared free of Ebola virus transmission, top United Nations officials on Wednesday highlighted the “extraordi ...

Five polio-free years in South-East Asia Region, announces WHO

New York, Jan 13 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The United Nations health agency on Tuesday announced that the South-East Asia Region has completed five years without any case of wild poliovirus, a ...

Yemen’s war-weary children face ‘new year of pain and suffering’ – UNICEF official

New York, Jan 13 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The ongoing deadly violence in Yemen has left nearly 10 million children facing threats of malnutrition and disease, lack of education, the United Na ...

Dettol partners with Nashik Kumbh for unique initiative to provide hygiene to 30 million pilgrims

New Delhi, Jan 12 (JEN): Kumbh Mela, one of the world's largest religious congregations, last year witnessed approx 30 million people and pilgrims from across the country over a period of 58 ...

Kolkata: Patient death raises tension at R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital, situation brought under control

Kolkata, Jan 10 (JEN): Treatment of patients in Kolkata's R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital was disrupted for hours on Sunday as the friends and family members of a patient demonstrated ...

Yemen: Doctors Without Borders Hospital bombed, 4 killed

Sanaa, Jan 11 (IBNS) International medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders has said a projectile hit a hospital in northern Yemen which killed at least four people.

Kolkata hits the road for underprivileged cancer patients of North East

Kolkata, Jan 11 (JEN) In a bid to create cancer awareness among underprivileged cancer patients, citizens of Kolkata took to the road on Sunday morning, covering a base of four kilometers in ...