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Horn of Africa on track for 5th failed rainy season: WMO

Reuters 26 Aug 2022
The World Health Organization says over 80 million people in the 7 countries spanning the region – Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda – are estimated to be food insecure ... a spokesperson for the World Health Organization told a Geneva press briefing.
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Horn of Africa facing a fifth failed rainy season

The Irish Times 26 Aug 2022
The World Health Organisation says more than 80 million people in the seven countries spanning the region — Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda — are estimated to be food insecure ... for the World Health Organisation told a Geneva press briefing.
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Thirty-six thousand cataract patients in Laos, Cambodia and Djibouti to receive surgery by Chinese NGO

Hong Kong Standard 29 Jul 2022
Some 36,000 cataract surgeries will be performed by a Chinese medical team in Laos, Cambodia, and Djibouti this year, non-profit charitable group GX Foundation has announced ... “By this year, we are looking to distribute mosquito lamps and conduct a health education project in Laos, Cambodia, and Djibouti.
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16 US cities that could have a climate similar to the Middle East by 2100

Yahoo Daily News 25 Jul 2022
According to Climate Central, these cities will feel much more like the current summer in countries like Iraq, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Egypt and Djibouti. The National Integrated Heat Health ... (National Integrated Heat Health Information System).
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FILE - Sudan's head of the military, Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, speaks during a press conference at the General Command of the Armed Forces in Khartoum, Sudan, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021.
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Sudan’s Burhan, Ethiopian PM meet, assuage fears of tensions

The Arab Weekly 06 Jul 2022
Other leaders at the IGAD meeting included its host, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Ismail Omar Guelleh of Djibouti where the organisation is based, as well as representatives of Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda ... IGAD brings together Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda.
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WHO ramps up response in eastern Africa amid looming health crisis

Suryaa 01 Jul 2022
Fall was earlier this week in Nairobi where WHO convened a two-day meeting to plan its response across the seven countries affected by the health emergency -- Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda -- and coordinate with other UN agencies and partners, Xinhua news agency reported.
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Toxic gas released in Jordan port kills 13, injures 250

Jamaica Observer 27 Jun 2022
The container that exploded was filled with between 25 and 30 tonnes of chlorine and was being exported to Djibouti, the Washington Post said. Dr Jamal Obeidat, a local health official, urged people to stay inside and close windows and doors ... .
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Working hard to fight the virus, assures Patel

The News International 16 Jun 2022
Since the first case appeared, the health ministry and the polio ... The meeting was attended by health ministers or their representatives from Djibouti, Egypt, Pakistan, Qatar, Sudan, United Arab Emirates and Yemen, partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and donors.
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Oxitec and the Government of Djibouti Announce New Multi-Year Partnership to Fight Invasive Malaria-Transmitting Mosquitoes ...

Ellensburg Daily Record 31 May 2022
With strong support from the Government of Djibouti, this program will pilot a new ... Djibouti's Ministry of Health commented that "As a government, we are focused on delivering safe, effective and sustainable vector control to protect our people from disease-spreading mosquitoes.
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Saudi Arabia provides $770m for global vaccine production

Gulf Daily News 29 May 2022
Al-Jalajel also held several bilateral meetings, in which he met the Ministers of Health in Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Djibouti, Cuba, Maldives, Poland, Malaysia, and India. During these meetings, bilateral cooperation on health was discussed ... The theme of this year’s Assembly is Health for peace, peace for health.
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ANALYSIS - Turkiye’s educational activities in Africa

Anadolu Agency 28 May 2022
... seen its first example in the East African country of Djibouti, studies carried out by the International University of Health Services, and the projects developed by the Turkish universities as part of the Erasmus+ can be seen as Turkiye’s educational activities in Africa.
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Tedros Reelected as Head of World Health Organization

Beijing News 25 May 2022
Geneva - The World Health Organization's (WHO) members reelected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as director general by a strong majority for another five years, the president of the World Health Assembly said on Tuesday.
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World News Today - Celebrities react to Texas shooting, Tedros re-elected as head of WHO

Independent online (SA) 25 May 2022
Tedros re-elected as head of World Health Organization. The World Health Organization's (WHO) members re-elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as Director General by a strong majority for another five years, the president of the World Health Assembly said on Tuesday ... France's health ...
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World News Today - Confirmed monkeypox cases from around the world, Celebrities react to Texas shooting

Independent online (SA) 25 May 2022
The province's health department said more cases from other parts of the country were expected ... Tedros re-elected as head of World Health Organization ... The vote by secret ballot, announced by Ahmed Robleh Abdilleh from Djibouti at a major annual meeting, was seen as a formality since Tedros was the only candidate running.
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Health Minister proposes capacity building for health workforce

Kuensel 24 May 2022
In the last two years, the pandemic challenged the resilience of health care systems, reminding the nations of the need for achieving the right balance between protecting lives and livelihoods ... Lyonpo Dechen Wangmo handed over the chairmanship to Dr Ahmed Robleh Abdilleh, health Minister of Djibouti.

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