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Health & Wellness

Local Pygmy Woman Champions Contraceptive Use in DRC
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, family, DRC, Congo, contraception, health, prevention, safety )

Nancy
- 403 days ago - imaworldhealth.org
Thanks to one local Pygmy woman, IMA World Health is experiencing increased success in introducing modern family planning methods to hundreds of families in the Lolwa and Komanda health zones.
Surgeon Saves Boy's Life By Text - UK/Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: uk, britain, england, surgeon, congo, africa, surgery, Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, amputation, sms, tect )

Chrissy
- 1959 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A British doctor volunteering in DR Congo used text message instructions from a colleague to perform a life-saving amputation on a boy. Vascular surgeon David Nott helped the 16-year-old while working 24-hour shifts with medical charity Medecins Sans Fron
New Ebola Case In DR Congo
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, virus, outbreak, no cure, disease, Congo, world, deaths, sick, sickness )

Ben
- 2385 days ago - blogmyway.org
The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry has confirmed a fresh case of the Ebola virus. Copyright (c) 2007 BBC
Ebola: No More 'Kissing'
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola, disease, death, virus, Congo )

Brian
- 2397 days ago - news24.com
Villagers don't kiss anymore in a corner of Democratic Republic of Congo hit by the deadly and highly contagious Ebola virus. People began falling ill in April . There had been 385 suspected cases of the disease, & 174 had died only a handfull confirmed.
Mourners Die as Fever Grips Congo
Health & Wellness  (tags: africa, Congo, hemorrhagic fever.risks, health, disease, alert )

Madalena
- 2418 days ago - snipurl.com
More than 100 people have died in a remote part of Congo, including all those who attended the funerals of two village chiefs, in what health officials fear is an outbreak of hemorrhagic fever.
   

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