For Hurricane Dorian Survivors, Emotional Distress Lingers

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Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists

Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were found to have significantly reduced the death rate.

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Sienna Miller on the Joys and Challenges of Motherhood

The International Medical Corps is an astounding organization that I have worked with for 10 years now as an ambassador and I have traveled far and wide—to the Congo, Haiti, Lebanon and Ethiopia. I went to South Sudan to see the effects that years of conflict, disease and malnutrition are having on the communities there.

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Facebook is using its trove of data on 2.4 billion people to build maps to help fight diseases

On Monday, the Silicon Valley technology giant announced disease prevention maps – a set of maps available to health organisations and NGOs showing information like the movement of people and population density to help them understand people’s activity, with the aim of learning how epidemics might appear and evolve, and how best to tackle them.

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Cholera is spreading in Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Idai

It’s been three weeks since a fierce tropical cyclone tore through Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi, killing hundreds and leaving 600,000 people displaced. Now, as cholera begins to spread among the victims of Cyclone Idai, relief workers are worried a “second disaster” is on the horizon.

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She’s a Mother of Six, a Refugee and on a Mission to Empower Women

Nyabong Puok is a 35-year-old South Sudanese mother of six living in Jewi Refugee Camp, in Ethiopia’s Gambella region. She is one of thousands of South Sudanese who fled their homes seeking a safe place where they and their families could settle and start a new life.