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Africa:Child Deaths From Preventable Causes Cut By Half Since 2000 – UN

New feed {$excerpt:n} [Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Six million children worldwide died last year from preventable diseases and other complications, which was about half the number of similar deaths in 2000 when nations endorsed goals to end extreme poverty, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Source: Africa:Child Deaths From Preventable Causes Cut By Half Since 2000 – UN

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Africa:The Access Challenge Convenes UHC High Level Conference 2018, Bringing Together World Leaders and Global Health Experts in an Effort to Achieve Universal Health Coverage

New feed {$excerpt:n} [The Access Challenge] Lagos, Nigeria, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and New Y -Announces collaboration with the Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete Foundation to launch Africa leadership campaign to promote UHC Source: Africa:The Access Challenge Convenes UHC High Level Conference 2018, Bringing Together World Leaders and Global Health Experts in an Effort to Achieve Universal Health Coverage

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Liberia:250 Liberia Ebola Orphans Get Christ Embassy Support

New feed {$excerpt:n} [New Liberia] The 2014 Ebola scourge is long gone but the scars still remains, as hundreds of school going children made orphan by the deadly epidemic struggle to get education. And so, the Inner City Mission, a subsidiary of the Christ Embassy Ministry in Liberia in collaboration with the Ebola Survivors Network of Liberia has embarked on the provision of scholarship for 250 Ebola orphans within Montserrado County and its environs. Source: Liberia:250 Liberia Ebola Orphans Get Christ Embassy Support

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Africa:Africa Makes Gains in Life Expectancy

New feed {$excerpt:n} [East African] The World Health Organisation’s State of Health in Africa report has lauded countries like Algeria for good coverage of available health services, Cape Verde for good community demand for essential services, and resilience of health systems while Mauritius tops the list for access to services. Source: Africa:Africa Makes Gains in Life Expectancy

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Africa:Recognising the Debilitating Nature Conflict Has On Food Security

New feed {$excerpt:n} [IPS] Bulawayo -Nyalen Kuong and her daughters fled to safety after an attack on their village in South Sudan in which Kuong’s husband and two sons where killed and the family’s cattle lost. Kuong, her daughters and other families from their village fled to islands surrounded by swamp land. There, she had little to eat. And soon began suffering from diarrhoea, brought on by acute malnutrition. Source: Africa:Recognising the Debilitating Nature Conflict Has On Food Security

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