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Domestic AIDS Epidemic Ignored at Republican National Convention

...hill Wilson, Founder and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute. "At a time when the AIDS epidemic is worse in our nation's capital than in many parts of Sub saharan Africa, how can AIDS not be a featured as a priority by the Republican Presidential nominee?" First Lady Laura Bush did make reference to AIDS in he...

Bill Clinton and Other Leaders Call For 'Renewal of Battle Against AIDS' in the United States at Democratic Convention

...has never been so difficult to put HIV/AIDS on the agenda. At a time when the AIDS epidemic is worse in our nation's capital than in many parts of Sub saharan Africa, how can AIDS not be a featured as a priority by our Democratic Presidential nominee?" David Munar, a HIV+ delegate from Illinois and the Pre...

Global Health and Business Leaders Announce 36-Month Effort to Expand Malaria Control in Africa; 3.5 Million Lives Could be Saved in Five Years, Study Finds

...ve director of the RBM Partnership, convened in Davos today to announce an expanded 36-month effort to achieve scale-up of malaria control across sub- saharan Africa. This accelerated effort will be coordinated through the RBM Implementation Support Team (or MIST), which will combine the best practices of ...

Charlie Rose Science Series to Focus on the Challenge of Researching and Implementing Effective Treatments for Diseases of the Developing World

...ntries. According to the World Health Organization, of the 8.8 million new cases of tuberculosis in 2005, nearly 7.5 million occurred in Asia and sub- saharan Africa, resulting in well over one million deaths. Diseases like hookworm, which affects between 600 and 740 million per year, and certain eye disease...

NEWSWEEK: Cover: Giving Globally: How to Heal the World

... award, spread out over 10 years-and $200,000 per year beyond that, until death-given to African leaders (only democratically elected sub- saharan leaders can qualify) who rule responsibly with no clouds over their tenure. Vencat writes that Ibrahim hopes the prize has the potential to ma...

Faster Approval Procedures Urged For New TB Drugs

...edures for drugs which are likely to be effective against extremely drug resistant// tuberculosis(XDR-TB) which is highly prevalent, especially in sub saharan Africa. MSF otherwise called Doctors Without Borders(DWB) has urged that the regulatory bodies like the US Food and Drug Administraton(USFDA) an...

‘Treat, Train, Retain’ – a WHO plan to meet HIV workers’ shorage

...ent of human resource for different disease programmes. Promotion of universal access to HIV/AIDS services is also included in the plan. The sub saharan Africa has 11% of the world’s population and nearly, 64% of the people are living with HIV. But only 3% of the world’s health workers are present in t...

Experts Are Optimistic Of Making Waterborne Infectious Diseases A Thing Of Past

...ntrol Initiative, which is supported by a £20 million donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project aims to assist countries in sub saharan Africa to control schistosomiasis and intestinal helminths. (Source: EurekAlert...

Travellers Cautioned Over The Alternate Remedies For Malaria

...ns stated that some homeopaths were offering many travellers from UK to places in the malaria belt an easy alternative but a false hope. He said, "Sub saharan Africa is a high risk of malaria. If they got it and they weren't immediately diagnosed and treated they could die and that claim would actually put t...

World Bank Reports Fall In Lifespan In sub-Saharan African Region

... report states that malaria had accounted for 10,1% of deaths in the region. Bos stated that the latest edition of Disease and Mortality in Sub- saharan Africa characterises a remarkable advance in knowledge since its last publication of the first edition in 1991.n He said, “The potential impact of HIV...
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Immtech Announces Interim Analysis in Phase III African Sleeping Sickness Trial

...s. African sleeping sickness is a fatal, vector-borne parasitic disease spread by tsetse flies that threatens approximately 60 million people in sub- saharan Africa. Current treatments for the first stage of the disease include pentamidine and suramin. Both of these intravenous drugs are associated with rep...
Saharan in Biological News

2007 hurricane forecasts took blow from winds and Saharan dry, dusty air

A new analysis of environmental conditions over the Atlantic Ocean shows that hot, dry air associated with dust outbreaks from the Sahara desert was a likely contributor to the quieter-than-expected 2007 hurricane season. Factors known to influence the number and intensity of hurricanes in a se...

AGU journal highlights -- Dec. 31, 2008

...edbacks associated with dust are more likely to increase or decrease precipitation. To help answer this question, Solmon et al. study the influence of saharan dust on the West African monsoon using a regional climate model interactively coupled with a dust model. They find that for the decade between 1996 an...

Bats prey on nocturnally migrating songbirds

...ising tool for unravelling their furtive ecology. For now, Eurasian songbirds should mind not only the Mediterranean Sea and the immensity of the saharan desert, with their harsh winds and storms, when engaging into their transcontinental journeys at night; the forces of a skilled, almost silent nocturn...
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Crustacea

... Crustacea ) comprise the group of arthropods (phylum ... An updated classification of the recent Crustacea . ... ( Cumacea, Crustacea ) from the saharan bottom of the Atlantic. ... Sur quelques Cyclaspis ( Crustacea , Cumacea) des eaux nw d'Australie. ... Crustaceans ( Crustacea ) are a very large g...
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