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When mothers suffer, babies suffer. It's time the world realized this, say maternal mental health experts

Henry Herald 26 May 2022
Kazione Kulisewa, a consultant psychiatrist at Kamuzu University of Health Sciences in Malawi agreed that mental health takes a backseat compared to the other physical conditions, but explained that in countries such as Malawi, where there are multiple competing health priorities ...
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Pfizer Launches 'An Accord for a Healthier World' to Improve Health Equity for 1.2 Billion ...

Longview News-Journal 25 May 2022
- Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi, Senegal and Uganda are the first five countries to commit to join the Accord. Health officials in these countries will help identify and resolve hurdles beyond supply to inform the rollout in all 45 lower-income countries. - Pfizer calls upon global health ...
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Pfizer Launches ‘An Accord for a Healthier World’ to Improve Health Equity for 1.2 Billion ...

Maryville Daily Forum 25 May 2022
The Accord seeks to greatly reduce the health inequities that exist between many lower-income countries and the rest of the world ... We will work closely with global health leaders to make improvements in diagnosis, education, infrastructure, storage and more ... RWANDA UNITED STATES GHANA AFRICA MALAWI UGANDA SWITZERLAND SENEGAL NORTH AMERICA EUROPE.
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Pfizer makes medicines available on non-profit basis to poorer countries

Belfast Telegraph 25 May 2022
Today, we were joined by Rwanda, Ghana, Senegal, Malawi & Uganda as we launched a new initiative to help close the global health equity gap & enable sustained access to medicines and vaccines in 45 lower-income countries ... in health education, infrastructure and diagnosis.
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Bill Gates and Pfizer’s CEO Don’t Want the World to Ignore Covid-19

Barrons 25 May 2022
... and Malawi talked about the ongoing public-health crisis to a room that wasn’t as full as anyone would...
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Malawi Rolls Out Cholera Vaccine to Contain Outbreak

Voa News 24 May 2022
Malawi has rolled out a vaccination campaign to help stop an outbreak of cholera. Authorities report more than 350 cases and 17 deaths from cholera across eight districts of southern Malawi. Malawi’s Ministry of Health declared the cholera outbreak in early March after the first case was confirmed in the Machinga district in southern Malawi.
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Malawi to roll out cholera vaccine after recording 12 deaths

Xinhua 21 May 2022
Meanwhile, the Malawi government, through the ministry of health, is conducting health education on safe water for domestic use and personal hygiene, among others, in the affected areas ... The Ministry of Health declared a cholera outbreak in Malawi on March 3 after a case was confirmed in one of the country's laboratories in the Machinga district.
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Mozambique declares polio outbreak linked to Pakistan

Times Free Press 19 May 2022
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Health authorities in Mozambique declared a polio outbreak Wednesday after confirming that a child in the country's northeastern Tete province had been paralyzed by the disease. The case in Mozambique is the second imported case of polio in southern Africa this year, following a case discovered in Malawi in mid-February.
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Mozambique confirms first wild poliovirus case in 30 years

The Observer 19 May 2022
Mozambique has identified its first case of wild polio in three decades following the genetic sequencing of a similar strain of the childhood disease in Malawi earlier this year ... Polio eradication has been one of the great global health success stories and wild poliovirus is now endemic only in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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The world in brief: India wall collapse kills 12 saltpackers

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 19 May 2022
Prosecutors want him sentenced to compulsory mental health care, saying he was in a "strongly deviating state of mind" during last year's attack, according to charging documents obtained by The Associated Press ... JOHANNESBURG -- Health authorities in Mozambique declared a polio ...
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Mozambique detects polio case after Malawi outbreak

News24 19 May 2022
Mozambique has detected its first case of wild poliovirus in three decades, following an outbreak in neighbouring Malawi in February, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday ... .
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Mozambique confirms wild poliovirus outbreak

Anadolu Agency 18 May 2022
Mozambique health authorities declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus on Wednesday, the first in the southern African country in three decades ... Mozambique health authorities carried out two mass vaccination campaigns following the Malawi outbreak, in which 4.2 million children were vaccinated.
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Mozambique discovers first wild polio case since 1992

Business Day 18 May 2022
Mozambique has found a case of wild polio, the first in the country since 1992, just months after an infection was identified in neighbouring Malawi, the World Health Organisation said.  ... As both cases in Mozambique and Malawi were of an imported strain it ...
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AP News Summary at 9:32 a.m. EDT

The Morganton News Herald 18 May 2022
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Health authorities in Mozambique have declared a polio outbreak after confirming that a child in the country’s northeastern Tete province had been paralyzed by the disease. The case in Mozambique is the second imported case of polio in southern Africa this year, following a case discovered in Malawi in mid-February.

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