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  • 02:36 One Year Since The Last Case Of Polio Reported In Nigeria

    One Year Since The Last Case Of Polio Reported In Nigeria

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    Campaigning for 'western medicine' to immunize children has been paramount in the fight against the disease

  • 02:55 Sudan's Government Says It's Ready To Fight Any Outbreak Of Ebola

    Sudan's Government Says It's Ready To Fight Any Outbreak Of Ebola

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    The Federal Ministry of Health is at the heart of Sudan's anti-Ebola action plan. The ministry says the north African nation is free from the disease, which has claimed the lives of more than five-thousand people in West Africa. Nonetheless, health offici

  • 02:35 New Ebola Vaccine

    New Ebola Vaccine

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    VOA’s Linord Moudou gives an update on Ebola. Finally, there's a way to end the suffering from the Ebola epidemic that has ravaged West Africa for more than a year. Researchers say a new vaccine is so effective. VOA’s Carol Pearson reports.

  • 01:24 Ebola Response In West Africa Is Getting Better

    Ebola Response In West Africa Is Getting Better

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    The World Health Organisation is expressing optimism that improvements in its operations and response to the Ebola outbreak are paying off. According to the W.H.O's Director-General for the Ebola Response Dr. Bruce Aylward, the recent slump in new infecti

  • 02:46 Medecins Sans Frontieres Concerned That Ebola Could Re-surge

    Medecins Sans Frontieres Concerned That Ebola Could Re-surge

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    Even after the initial global panic has died down, the fight against Ebola seems to be far from over. The head of French Charity Medecins Sans Frontieres paid a visit to Liberia and Guinea and painted a very grim picture. CCTV's Kathryn Ogunde reports

  • 02:34 Hope On HIV/AIDs Uganda To Manufacture Own Drugs For Patients

    Hope On HIV/AIDs Uganda To Manufacture Own Drugs For Patients

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    Uganda used to be a model of fight against HIV AIDs, but recently relapsed, with access to medicine the major setback. UNAIDS country representative Musa Bunguddu expresses belief in such interventions as key to boost fight against the scourge. Early this

  • 01:48 Somalia Marks A Year Without Polio

    Somalia Marks A Year Without Polio

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    Somalia marked one year without a single case of polio being recorded on the continent. Just two years ago, Somalia had recorded the highest number of new polio cases worldwide. Now, it's down to zero - for the past year. But officials there say it's vita

  • 02:34 Uganda's Three In One Pill Therapy To Benefit People With HIV/AIDS

    Uganda's Three In One Pill Therapy To Benefit People With HIV/AIDS

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    A one-pill-a-day HIV therapy could soon be available for many people living with HIV in Uganda. Cipla Chemicals, the world's largest manufacturer of anti-retroviral drugs has launched the three in one combination therapy that will help relieve the burden

  • 00:51 More Than 300 Dead, 20,000 Infected By Measles Outbreak In Congo

    More Than 300 Dead, 20,000 Infected By Measles Outbreak In Congo

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    According to a United Nations report on August 12th, a measles outbreak spreading across the Katanga province in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 300 people

  • 02:47 S.A. Scientists Believe They've Found A Treatment For Malaria

    S.A. Scientists Believe They've Found A Treatment For Malaria

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    Drug companies are frequently claiming breakthroughs in the hunt for a cure but in Cape Town, South Africa, scientists think they've found a shortcut to a treatment that works. CCTV's Travers Andrews reports.

  • 00:38 43 Killed In Measles Outbreak In Sudan

    43 Killed In Measles Outbreak In Sudan

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    A major outbreak of measles in Sudan has killed 43 people as of July, and infected more than 3,000. The outbreak started in December last year. Most confirmed cases are children under 15. Subscribe to us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CCTVNEWSbe

  • 02:29 Niger Steps Up Fight Against Cancers Stalking Women

    Niger Steps Up Fight Against Cancers Stalking Women

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    Niger Steps Up Fight Against Cancers Stalking Women

  • 00:30 Sierra Leone: Rapid Response Credited To Lack Of New Ebola Cases

    Sierra Leone: Rapid Response Credited To Lack Of New Ebola Cases

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    The use of rapid response teams and strong community involvement in finding Ebola virus disease cases and contacts, is yielding positive results in Sierra Leone. An epidemiological week has now passed with no new Ebola cases for the first time, since the

  • 06:14 Polio In Kenya And Somalia

    Polio In Kenya And Somalia

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    VOA’s Linord Moudou gives an update on polio in Kenya and Somalia. VOA’s Lenny Ruvaga reports on the international campaign to rid the world of polio has been hampered in some Muslim countries by claims from some clerics that the polio vaccine is really a

  • 04:28 Why Immunization Matters In Ghana

    Why Immunization Matters In Ghana

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    Dr. Kwadwo Odei Antwi-Agyei of the Ghana Health Service's Expanded Program on Immunization, tells Global Health TV how the country's immunization program has progressed over the past thirty years. Dr. Antwi-Agyei describes how from humble beginnings the p

  • 04:14 Disease -Free Bananas Developed In Kenya

    Disease -Free Bananas Developed In Kenya

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    In western Kenya farmers are using a modern technique to produce disease resistant bananas that give higher yields. Esther Githui-Ewart reports Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/2927334.html

  • 02:22 Dealing With Ebola In Sierra Leone

    Dealing With Ebola In Sierra Leone

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    CCTV reporters have been on the ground in Sierra Leone for much of the outbreak reporting the efforts of local and Chinese medics to save lives. For the ordinary people, the story's been one of terror and tragedy - and courage and defiance. Robert Nagila

  • 02:49 Sierra Leone's Last Ebola Patient Discharged

    Sierra Leone's Last Ebola Patient Discharged

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    It is unclear whether Sierra Leone can start the 42 days countdown to be declared Ebola free. 28 people remain in quarantine being observed for signs of Ebola. But on Monday the country release from hospital its last confirmed Ebola case - so it's hoped t

  • 02:08 Sierra Leone Must Wait 42 Days Before Getting An All Clear Of Ebola

    Sierra Leone Must Wait 42 Days Before Getting An All Clear Of Ebola

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    This weekend, Authorities in Sierra Leone will be hoping to declare it has no cases of the Ebola virus.The last known patient was released on Monday, but the country must wait for a further 42 days before it can be given the all clear

  • 03:29 Mali's Polio Campaign

    Mali's Polio Campaign

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    VOA’s Linord Moudou reports on the high risk of polio spreading in Guinea and Mali after a Guinean toddler recently traveled to Mali and became the country's first case of the crippling disease in more than four years. A polio vaccination campaign has bee

  • 04:30 CDC On Nigeria Polio Announcement

    CDC On Nigeria Polio Announcement

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    Nigeria on Saturday celebrated the announcement by the U.N. Health Agency that polio is no longer endemic in the West African country. VOA’s Vincent Makori talks to Dr. Tom Frieden, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • 03:32 Sierra Leone Closer To Being Declared Ebola Free

    Sierra Leone Closer To Being Declared Ebola Free

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    Sierra Leone is one day closer to being declared free of active Ebola transmission. The virus has killed just under 4000 people since May last year. If there are no new cases in the interim on Saturday the epidemic will be finally over.

  • 03:28 Over 70% Of Infant Deaths In Nigeria Linked To Preventable Or Treatable Diseases

    Over 70% Of Infant Deaths In Nigeria Linked To Preventable Or Treatable Diseases

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    Nigeria has started making some small strides in cutting down its infant, maternal mortality rates. Africa's most populous nation has previously earned itself the unfavorable distinction for recording the second highest cases of infant and maternal deaths

  • 02:15 30,000 Egyptians Run For Liver Diseases Awareness

    30,000 Egyptians Run For Liver Diseases Awareness

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    The Egyptian capital has hosted its Second Zayed Charity Marathon. Thousands came to Cairo from across the country, to help raise awareness about liver diseases.

  • 01:24 Impact Of Ebola Outbreak In Guinea

    Impact Of Ebola Outbreak In Guinea

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    The Ebola outbreak began in Guinea - and the country has fought a lengthy battle with the virus, with a devastating impact on its society and the economy.

  • 02:11 West Africa Ebola Free

    West Africa Ebola Free

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    Liberia recorded the highest number of deaths in this Ebola outbreak - and has experienced a resurgence of the virus twice now. CCTV's Jane Kiyo takes a look back at Liberia's battle with Ebola.

  • 01:08 Nigeria's Center For Disease Control Included Zika Virus Diagnosis

    Nigeria's Center For Disease Control Included Zika Virus Diagnosis

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    Health authorities in Nigeria have issued an alert travel restrictions especially for pregnant women to Latin America over the outbreak of Zika virus infection in the region. Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole also ordered the inclusion of the screening fo

  • 01:26 Experts Warn Sitting For Too Long Increases Risk Of Heart Disease

    Experts Warn Sitting For Too Long Increases Risk Of Heart Disease

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    Cardiology researchers are pointing to sedentary behavior as a leading cause of heart disease. We all know that exercise is good for us. But now experts are warning that sitting all day - in front of a computer, TV screen, playstation is placing us at gre

  • 01:59 Concerns Over Rising Cases Of HIV Among African Adolescents

    Concerns Over Rising Cases Of HIV Among African Adolescents

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    The World Heath Organization warns that the rate of HIV infection among adolescents in Africa is on the rise. That's come out of an ongoing meeting in Addis Ababa between the W.H.O. and representatives from dozens of countries on the continent. Coletta Wa

  • 03:37 Mortality Rates Due To Hypertension And Diabetes On The Rise

    Mortality Rates Due To Hypertension And Diabetes On The Rise

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    Conditions like hypertension and diabetes have become bigger health concerns on the continent than communicable diseases of yesteryears and, are claiming more lives. CCTVs Farai Mwakutuya spoke to a Zimbabwean doctor who says the frequently arising proble

  • 01:31 China Donates Antimalarial Drugs Worth $750,000 To Juba

    China Donates Antimalarial Drugs Worth $750,000 To Juba

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    China has donated anti-malarial drugs worth 750 thousand dollars to South Sudan. The rainy season is setting in, bringing with it the mosquitoes that spread the disease. The aid includes oral medication, intravenous drugs and various medical supplies. CGT

  • 01:11 Rift Valley Fever Kills Two People In Uganda

    Rift Valley Fever Kills Two People In Uganda

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    Uganda's Ministries of Health and Agriculture say two people have so far died after testing Positive for Rift Valley Fever. Laboratory tests by the Uganda Virus Institute, from samples collected out of two Central Uganda districts confirm the outbreak. CG