"I cannot bear the pain anymore. I can't sleep at night. I asked the doctors to cut off my hands so I can at least get some relief," Abul Bajandar said.
The world's first and only malaria vaccine was launched in the African country of Malawi on Tuesday, as part of a landmark pilot program hoping to protect, in particular, hundreds of thousands of children under five against one of the world's leading killers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
WHO is helping Palestinians set up a limb reconstruction unit in Nasser hospital in southern Gaza.
The World Health Organization emergency committee will decide on Friday whether to declare a raging Ebola epidemic an international threat, after an outbreak that began
Instead of a family member, Israeli authorities had approved a stranger to escort Aisha from the blockaded Gaza Strip to the east Jerusalem hospital. As her condition deteriorated, the child was returned to Gaza unconscious. One week later, she was dead.
"The UAE-Saudi financial support is conducive to stopping the outbreak of cholera in the communities most heavily affected by the disease, while helping in building capacities to develop effective and rapid response to the epidemic in the future," said Altaf S. Musani, Representative and Head of Mission at World Health Organisation, in Yemen.
The number of people visiting Smoking Cessation Clinics in 2018 rose by 47 per cent as compared to the year 2016, the ministry said in its achievement report released on the occasion of "World No Tobacco Day," which falls on May 31 every year.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday that it feared outbreaks of infectious diseases due to dirty water and people fleeing fighting nearing Tripoli, where it has about two weeks of emergency supplies for hospitals and health facilities.
As mother’s milk is the first best source of complete food for newborns, breastfeeding is not only beneficial for them but a plus as well for nursing mothers, specifically to those suffering from diabetes or have developed the disease on the second half of pregnancy, otherwise known as gestational diabetes (GDM).
The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) provided medicinal and medical supplies to hospitals, health centres and clinics, as well as carried out healthcare awareness campaigns. The UAE aid authority also distributed potable water to Yemeni civilians.