Ghana loses about 290 million U.S. dollars and 79 million U.S. dollars annually to poor sanitation and open defecation respectively, state-owned Ghana News Agency (GNA) reported here Tuesday.

Dr Rakesh K Mishra CCMB director said the finding will help in accelerating efforts for predictive and personalised genomic medicines.

Khartoum- (Haffiya Elyas) Federal Ministry of Health has announced yesterday a huge ebbing in cases of watery diarrhea in all the States, particularly in the White Nile State.

A cholera outbreak in Yemen, which has claimed 1,400 lives in two months, shows tentative signs of slowing as fatality rates drop by half, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, July 4, AFP

The death toll from a major cholera outbreak in Yemen has risen to 1,500, Nevio Zagaria, the World Health Organization's (WHO) representative in Yemen, said on Saturday, and appealed for more help

Doctors, aid workers and officials in South Sudan are warning of a “devastating” outbreak of cholera that could kill thousands of people in a country where millions are already threatened by famine

After the disease had caused about 1,166 deaths over 23 weeks in 25 states, the Nigerian government has finally declared the meningitis epidemic over in the country.

A cholera outbreak in South Sudan’s Namurunynag State in Eastern Equatoria has killed more than 60 people in one month, local Governor Louse Lobong Lojore said.

A major cholera outbreak in Yemen may have reached the halfway mark at 218,798 cases as a massive emergency response has begun to curb its spread two months into the epidemic, the World Health Orga

Thewater problem in Nigeria has reached crisis point. No day passes without stories or news about cases of water borne diseases caused by chronic shortage of safe water making the rounds.

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