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  1. Angola Drought Affects 2.3 Million People

    11 Dec 2019- 07:51 by Local Press Report LUANDA Africa Times Aid workers in Angola are appealing for help in the country’s south, where they say climate change is causing a crisis for up to 2.3 million people. Paolo Balladelli of the United Nations said t ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:45

  2. Urgent Need To Address SDG Sanitation Challenges

    21 Nov 2019- 08:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat BELGRADE, Serbia This year's "World Toilet Day" (19 November) also saw a Meeting (the 5th Session of) of the Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health of the Convention on the Protection and Use ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:26

  3. World's Poorest Suffer Under Weak Government Systems, Funding Gap: GLAAS Report

    7 Sep 2019- 08:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat STOCKHOLM, Sweden The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN-Water have published the most recent version of the UN-Water Global Assessment and Analysis of Sanitation and Drinking-Water 2019 (known as the GLAAS R ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:36

  4. One In Four Health Care Facilities Lacks Basic Water Services

    4 Apr 2019- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Approximately 25 percent of health care facilities globally lack basic water services while 20 percent have either unimproved toilets or no toilets at all. Only about 55 percent of facilitie ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2019 - 11:44

  5. Concentrations Of Pharmaceuticals Increasing In Freshwater Sources Globally

    28 Feb 2019- 07:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIJMEGEN, Netherlands Concentrations of two pharmaceutical substances have been found to be 10 to 20 times higher in 2015 than in 1995. The research, publsished February 22  by researchers at Radboud Universit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/28/2019 - 07:24

  6. Authorities Release Findings On Euphrates Contamination Responsible For Fish Deaths

    21 Nov 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Environment in Iraq have released results from the laboratory tests conducted on water samples related to th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2018 - 12:03

  7. Bangladesh: The Deeper The Well, The Less The Arsenic

    9 Nov 2018- 14:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS IN, United States Arsenic in well water accounts for one in 20 deaths in Bangladesh. The country's 10 million or more shallow, hand-pumped wells yield water that often exceeds the World Health ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/09/2018 - 14:33

  8. Somalia Cholera Outbreak Hits Internal Displaced Persons

    12 Oct 2018- 10:11 by Local Press Report GENEVA, Switzerland World Health Organization The Ministry of Health of Somalia has announced 29 new cases of cholera for week 24 to 30 September, 2018. Among them, 45% were 5 years old and below. The cumulative to ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2018 - 10:11

  9. Nigeria Working With WHO To Assess Health Risks After Recent Floods

    8 Oct 2018- 07:52 by OOSKAnews Info ABUJA, Nigeria The World Health Organization (WHO) said that it is assisting Nigerian federal and state authorities with assessment of health threats in the wake of recent severe flooding in the country. “In addition to ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/10/2018 - 09:23

  10. African Health Ministers Commit To Ending Cholera by 2030

    31 Aug 2018- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The health ministers of 47 African countries adopted August 28 the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Framework for the Implementation of the Global Strategy for Cholera Prevention and C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2018 - 07:38

  11. Yemen Cholera Outbreak: Oral Vaccination Campaign Implemented

    17 May 2018- 07:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADEN, Yemen The first-ever oral cholera vaccination campaign in Yemen was launched on May 6 and concluded on May 15, just before the start of Ramadan, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported. Data sho ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  12. WHO Launches Bottled Water Plastic Health Review

    15 Mar 2018- 08:06 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News The World Health Organization is to launch a review into the potential risks of plastic in drinking water. It will assess the latest research into the spread and impact of so-called microplastics- p ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2018 - 08:06

  13. Sub-Saharan Africa Cholera Mapped in New Research

    7 Mar 2018- 08:20 by Local Press Report NOTRE DAME IN Notre Dame News “We need a better understanding of where the current cholera burden is highest so we can target prevention and control efforts,” said Sean Moore, research assistant professor in the Dep ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2018 - 08:23

  14. Yemen Cholera Epidemic Likely to Intensify: WHO

    28 Feb 2018- 11:27 by Local Press Report SANA'A Al Jazeera The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Yemen's cholera epidemic could escalate in the next couple of months. Although the spread of the disease has been contained since its ...

    Local Press Report - 02/28/2018 - 11:27

  15. Rains Will Worsen Lusaka Cholera Outbreak

    13 Dec 2017- 08:02 by Local Press Report LUSAKA Africa News The World Health Organization says the Cholera outbreak that has killed 15 people and made 547 sick in Lusaka is expected to grow further as the rainy season starts.. Climate Disasters Health San ...

    Local Press Report - 12/13/2017 - 08:02