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Cholera Outbreak Hits Zanzibar, Kills At Least 45.

Cholera Outbreak Hits Zanzibar, Kills At Least 45.

    A Zanzibar health official says a cholera outbreak on the island archipelago has killed at least 45 people since March.   Muhammed Dahoma, the director of disease prevention and control at the health ministry, said Wednesday that 3,000 people have been hospitalized with cholera.   The government of Zanzibar has recently taken steps [&hellip

Yellow Fever Vaccination Essential For Angola, WHO Reminds Travellers.

Yellow Fever Vaccination Essential For Angola, WHO Reminds Travellers.

    As efforts to bring an outbreak of yellow fever in Angola under control continue, WHO is reminding all travellers to the country that they are required to receive the yellow fever vaccination and to have a valid certificate of vaccination to prove that they are protected from the disease and to prevent its [&hellip

HIV in Eastern And Southern Contries.

HIV in Eastern And Southern Contries.

  A six weeks old baby was recently tested for HIV. His mother is living with HIV and is participating in PMTCT programme at a local clinic in Lusaka, Zambia. With only 5 per cent of the world’s population, Eastern and Southern Africa is home to half the world’s population living with HIV. Today the [&hellip

Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm.

Zika Virus Causes Birth Defects, Health Officials Confirm.

  Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that there was now enough evidence to definitively say that the Zika virus could cause unusually small heads and brain damage in infants born to infected mothers.   The conclusion should settle months of debate about the connection between the infection and [&hellip

Yellow Fever – Democratic Republic Of The Congo.

Yellow Fever – Democratic Republic Of The Congo.

  On 22 March 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) notified WHO of cases of yellow fever (YF) in connection with the outbreak currently occurring in Angola.   From early January to 22 March 2016, a total of 151 suspected cases of YF, including 21 deaths (CFR: 14%), [&hellip

Quranic Reflection 6:15 on Ayat 16:125

Quranic Reflection 6:15 on Ayat 16:125

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Quranic Reflections click hereBismillāh, April 8, 2016/ Jumādi al-Thāniyah 30, 1437 Quranic Reflections 6:15. Āyat 16:125 – Manners of inviting towards God  اُدْعُ إِلَىٰ سَبِيلِ رَبِّكَ بِالْحِكْمَةِ وَالْمَوْعِظَةِ الْحَسَنَةِ ۖ وَجَادِلْهُمْ بِالَّتِي هِيَ أَحْسَنُ ۚ Ud‘u ilā sabīli rabbika bilhikmati walmaw‘izatil-hasanah, [&hellip

Quranic Reflection 6:14 on Ayat 47:17

Quranic Reflection 6:14 on Ayat 47:17

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Quranic Reflections click here Bismillāh, April 1, 2016/ Jumādi al-Thāniyah 23, 1437 Quranic Reflections 6:14. Āyat 47:17 – The Reward of effort وَالَّذِينَ اهْتَدَوْا زَادَهُمْ هُدًى وَآتَاهُمْ تَقْوَاهُمْ Walladhīna-htadaw zādahum hudan wa-ātāhum taqwāhum And those who follow the right direction, He increases [&hellip

Quranic Reflection 6:13 on Ayat 25:21

Quranic Reflection 6:13 on Ayat 25:21

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Quranic Reflections click here Bismillāh, March 25, 2016/ Jumādi al-Thāniyah 16, 1437 Quranic Reflections 6:13. Āyat 25:21 – Arrogance within لَقَدِ اسْتَكْبَرُوا فِي أَنْفُسِهِمْ Laqadis-takbarū fī anfusihim Certainly they are full of arrogance within themselves (Sūratul Furqān, No.25, Āyat 21 Human [&hellip

Quranic Reflection 6:12 on Ayat 5:105

Quranic Reflection 6:12 on Ayat 5:105

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Quranic Reflections click here Bismillāh, March 18, 2016/ Jumādi al-Thāniyah 9, 1437 Quranic Reflections 6:12. Āyat 5:105 – The Return to Allah (swt) إِلَى اللَّهِ مَرْجِعُكُمْ جَمِيعًا Ilallāhi marji‘ukum jamī‘ā To Allah is your return, all of you. (Sūratul Mā’idah, No. [&hellip

More Than 150 Killed In Angola Yellow  Fever Outbreak.

More Than 150 Killed In Angola Yellow Fever Outbreak.

      A yellow fever epidemic has killed 158 people in Angola, with more than 50 deaths occurring last month alone, the World Health Organization officials have said.   A WHO representative in the capital, Luanda, said on Friday that the “possibility of spreading to other provinces” was much higher and deaths due to [&hellip