Archive for June, 2016
UNICEF: The number of children who do not attend school is rising, child marriage has not dropped in decades and millions of young children will die mostly preventable deaths by 2030 if global poverty is not addressedTuesday, June 28th, 2016
At least five people have been killed and 15 others wounded in a multiple suicide bomb attack in north-eastern Lebanon.Monday, June 27th, 2016
Female genital mutilation and excision (FGM/E) continues to be carried out in every region of Guinea. With the second highest prevalence of FGM/E worldwide after Somalia, 97% of women and girls aged 15 to 49 years in Guinea have undergone excision.Monday, June 27th, 2016
The Alere™ Filariasis Test Strip (FTS) is a rapid diagnostic tool that provides qualitative detection of lymphatic filariasis (LF) infection and is the test recommended by WHO for mapping and monitoring LF elimination programs.Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
A newly developed FTS automated test reader was recently evaluated in Haiti.