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Somalis Continue To Face Hunger 3 Years After Famine

Agence France-Presse: After Somalia’s famine, hunger persists “At a hospital in Mogadishu’s Yaqshid district, children suffering from severe acute malnutrition, worsened by stomach and chest infections, are receiving treatment that is likely saving their young lives. Three years have elapsed since famine killed more than a quarter of a million…

CSIS Video, Event Highlight Family Planning In Senegal

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: Video and Event Shine Spotlight on Family Planning in Senegal Janet Fleischman, senior associate at the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, discusses a new video by CSIS on family planning in Senegal and an April 27 event, titled “Partnerships to Advance…

West African Nations Begin Ebola Recovery, But Disease Persists In Some Areas

Deseret News: As Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola crisis, new innovations are helping poor villages “…While [Ebola] has not been completely eradicated, the number of new cases has slowed to a trickle, and when the country’s president, Ernest Bai Koroma, visited Washington this week, he said it was time to…

Doctor Discusses Successes, Challenges Of Cervical Cancer Detection, Treatment In Zambia

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: HIV response in Zambia calls attention to cancer’s toll Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” highlights the comments of Kennedy Lishimpi, executive director of the Cancer Diseases Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia, at the Center for Strategic & International Studies on…

WHO Aims To Stop Spread Of Ebola In West Africa Before Rainy Season

Associated Press: U.N. says it will try to identify all Ebola cases by June “The World Health Organization says it aims to identify and isolate all new Ebola cases in West Africa by the end of May to stop the spread of the lethal virus before the rainy season. In…

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