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In Hastings, 63 people cured of deadly Ebola

Nov 13, 2014

In Hastings, 63 people cured of deadly Ebola

In a town called Hastings in western Sierra Leone a battle every bit as deadly as the Norman Conquest is being fought every day -- against the Ebola virus #NewsTracker #WHO #Healthcare #West Africa #Sierra Leone #survivors #Ebola #Freetown #Hastings
US asks IMF to cancel debt of Ebola-hit African nations

Nov 12, 2014

US asks IMF to cancel debt of Ebola-hit African nations

Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are among West Africas poorest countries and the hardest hit by the worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. #United States #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #UN #Africa #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #US President #Congo #Sierra Leone #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Ebola Epidemic #Ebola healthcare #Ebola spreads #Ebola NYC doctor
UN Ebola chief optimistic that outbreak could end by 2015

Nov 07, 2014

UN Ebola chief optimistic that outbreak could end by 2015

The UN's Ebola chief said an extraordinary global response over the past month has made him hopeful the outbreak could end in 2015. #United Nations #UN #Africa #Liberia #West Africa #Sierra Leone #Ebola Virus #Ebola Epidemic #Ebola healthcare #Ebola spreads
Watch The reaction of two blind sisters when they see their mother for the first time

Oct 29, 2014

Watch The reaction of two blind sisters when they see their mother for the first time

For many of the poor in India, getting access to basic healthcare benefits is still well outside their reach. There are many organisation that aim to help with this and one of them is 20x20x20, a charity that works to restore vision for many blind and poor children. #social media #blindness #India #Video #Healthcare #SocialMedia #Blind Sisters #20x20x20

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Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

May 23, 2013

Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

The Ranbaxy saga of fraud and greed goes beyond that. In India, it shows how our regulators too have failed us. #TheLongView #Health #Drugs #Ranbaxy #Healthcare #Pharma
Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

Apr 10, 2013

Why a global fight against cancer is a good idea

In a substantive paper published today in the journal Nature Reviews, a group of authors from Singapore, the USA and Brazil evaluate the cost of cancer medication in low and middle income countries. #WhyNow #Cancer #Healthcare #Diabetes #Novartis #glivec #Merck #Dabur Pharma