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‘A gamechanger’: new meningitis vaccine hailed as major step
Successful trials in Africa of NmCV-5 vaccine open the door to affordable treatment for disease that kills 250,000 people a year

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

25, May, 2023 @4:00 AM

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‘Hell on earth’: India’s taboos around women’s pain leave endometriosis sufferers in agony
Despite the pain of the condition, diagnoses take seven years on average globally. In India, where 42 million women have the disease, cultural stigmas can make the delay even longer

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

01, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Children face acute risk amid Malawi’s deadliest cholera outbreak
The disease, which has killed 1,500 people since last March, has been aggravated by heavy rains and an overburdened health system

Saeed Kamali Dehghan and Charles Pensulo in Lilongwe

10, Mar, 2023 @6:30 AM

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A beacon of hope in Uganda’s war on treatable diseases
It runs one day a week and has one doctor – but this clinic is one of three in rural Nakaseke making a huge difference in a country overwhelmed by mainly preventable conditions

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

13, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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A taste of the nomadic life leaves a legacy of strokes in Kazakhstan
With high salt levels in traditional dishes linked to disease, health campaigners are urging change, from product labels to suggestions for alternative seasoning

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

13, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Indoor wood fires ‘dangerous’ for some pregnant women
Study finds link between smoke-related deaths and eclampsia, helping explain worse maternal health

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

09, Nov, 2022 @6:30 AM

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‘Sharing my story is a superpower’: the doctor living without a cure in Ethiopia
Fasika Teferra felt very alone when she was diagnosed with the incurable disease. Now the support group she founded helps others with the condition

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

27, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Non-communicable diseases kill a person under 70 every two seconds, says WHO
Chronic and mainly preventable diseases such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease outstripping infectious diseases due to inaction

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

21, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘I watch people for signs’: the project finding and treating Uganda’s diabetic children
Pioneering scheme runs clinics and uses motorcycle taxi network to get insulin and supplies to those in remote areas

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

08, Sep, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Crisis-hit Zambia secures $1.3bn IMF loan to rebuild stricken economy
Years of mismanagement have led to soaring debt levels, but critics say that without meaningful relief, austerity will continue

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

02, Sep, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Silence, stigma and unaffordable drugs: the Kenyan woman finding sickle cell solutions
As a child, Lea Kilenga was ostracised because of her sickle cell disease. Now she is a champion for others

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

16, Aug, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Sickle cell disease: nearly 50% of patients receive poor care, says global study
Across 10 countries almost half those surveyed say they were treated like drug addicts and more than third believe their race influenced poor care

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

16, Aug, 2022 @5:30 AM

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