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Africa Health Forum 2014


AMREF participated as a member of the Scientific Committee at the AFRICA HEALTH FORUM to be held in May 2014 in Geneva.

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World Cancer Day 2014


The world observes World Cancer Day every 4th of February and this year as we commemorate this day, we realise now more than ever of the need for global commitment to encourage implementation of comprehensive Cancer Control Plans. The World Health Organisation (WHO) 2008 report cited non-communicable diseases as...

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Amref Health Africa doctors step in to ease surgical burden in Juba


Following the ceasefire agreement signed on January 23, 2014, thousands of people have flooded hospitals across South Sudan in search of medical care. Five of the seven wards at Juba Teaching Hospital are occupied by victims of the recent political unrest that began on December 15. Over 4, 500 patients have been treated for gunshot wounds since then.

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South Sudan: Humanitarian Organisations Commit to Help Civilians


Fifty-five major humanitarian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in South Sudan have expressed their deep concern about the current humanitarian situation in the country and reaffirmed their commitment to help all civilian populations in need of assistance. Read more>>  

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Amref Health Africa Appeals for Support for South Sudan


On January 22, South Sudanese officials and rebels signed a ceasefire agreement which has been hailed as the first step towards ending the conflict. However, the humanitarian crisis continues.