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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...

Google patient data deal raises privacy concerns

NEW YORK Google has gained access to a vast archive of U.S. patient data thanks to a deal with a major health firm that raises concerns about privacy, the Wall...

Over 800,000 children die of pneumonia worldwide

ANKARA Pneumonia claimed the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age of five last year, or one child every 39 seconds, according to the UN’s children agency. “Every day,...

85% of kids suffering from leukemia can be treated

VAN, Turkey  Leukemia is highly treatable, with some 85% of children suffering from the blood cancer being responsive to treatment, according to an expert. Dr. Kamuran Karaman, a pediatric oncologist at...

Turkey taking new steps to tackle childhood obesity

ANKARA Turkey will work to fight childhood obesity and related disorders through new measures in many areas, including schools, restaurants, and sports activities, said the nation's top health official. Under the...

Nearly 28,000 illicit pills seized in Turkey

ADANA/TEKIRDAG, Turkey  Turkish security forces on Tuesday seized nearly 28,000 illicit pills in southeastern province of Adana, security sources said. Acting on a tip-off, the anti-narcotics team of police conducted an...

Breast cancer successfully treatable if diagnosed early

ANKARA Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women, but if it is diagnosed at an early stage, there is a good chance it can...

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S. Africa to probe COVID-19 unemployment funds fraud

By Hassan Isilow JOHANNESBURG South Africa’s will begin an investigation into claims that employers have been claiming funds from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) and not...

Turkey decries Egypt’s condemnation of anti-terror ops

‘Such irresponsible statements are attempts to serve agenda of bloody PKK terror group,’ says Turkish FM spokesman

Senegal bans EU nationals after being blacklisted

Action comes after Dakar not included on EU’s list of states deemed ‘safe’ for coronavirus

Father of MMA champion Nurmagomedov dies from COVID-19

ANKARA  The father and coach of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) champion Khabib Nurmagomedov died Friday from the coronavirus.  Manager Ali Abdelaziz confirmed Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, 57, died...

Football: Atletico Madrid ease past Mallorca

ANKARA  Atletico Madrid blanked Real Mallorca at home Friday in a Spanish La Liga match. The home team led 2-0 at the half at Wanda Metropolitano...

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