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Africa joins world in marking World AIDS Day

NAIROBI, Kenya African countries, many of them struggling against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), mark Dec. 1, the World AIDS Day. Kenya, like many...

Zimbabwe’s unsung hero fights HIV/AIDS

EPWORTH, Zimbabwe  Benson Hungwe, 32, has dedicated his life to helping patients suffering from HIV and AIDS in the Zimbabwean capital. The alleys of Epworth, a slum settlement east of Harare,...

World AIDS Day points to HIV-positive population needs

MOSCOW  World AIDS Day on Dec.1, was founded in 1988 to draw attention to aspects of one of the deadliest diseases in the human history: Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection and...

Turkey to become new hub for elderly care

ANKARA After collaborating with a U.S. non-profit group, Turkey is ready to build a commune for the elderly in order to promote healthy aging. Gerontologist Dr. Kemal Aydin, also chairman of...

BRICS countries to establish Human Milk Bank network

ANKARA The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa agreed to establish Human Milk Bank as an outcome of 11th BRICS summit in Brazil. "We also welcome the creation...

Ethiopia: Turkish experts give transplant presentation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia A Turkish delegation on Thursday gave presentations on organ transplantation and intensive care to Ethiopian officials as part of a project, International Transplant Network (ITN). In the instructional...

Diabetes forecast to affect 700 million by 2045

ANKARA The number of people between the ages of 20 and 79 with diabetes is expected to reach 700 million by 2045, according to the latest findings of the International...

Ethiopia: Turkish body offers advanced health training

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  Turkey’s organ transplant foundation offered advanced health training to Ethiopian surgeons, physicians, nurses and coordinators. The first of three training programs organized by the Turkish Society of Intensive...

Superbugs will kill nearly 400,000 Canadians by 2050

TRENTON, Canada Powerful superbugs increasingly resistant to antibiotics will wreak havoc in Canada, killing nearly 400,000 Canadians by 2050, suggests a report made public Tuesday. The grim 268-page report states that...

Kenya: Global summit starts to end maternal deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya A summit on population and development kicked off in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday, with world leaders and delegates focused on how to end violence against women...

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World should vow non-interference in Libya: UN chief

BERLIN The UN chief on Sunday urged world powers and regional actors not to interfere in Libya's internal affairs, calling for stronger support for efforts...

Libya: Haftar forces block key route for exports

TRIPOLI, Libya Groups loyal to Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar are illegally blocking oil from the country’s largest oilfield from being transported to one of its...

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits northwest China

BEIJING  A 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region in northwestern China on Sunday, according to China's Earthquake Networks Center. The quake was reported...

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