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AFRICA: Ten countries desperately seeking doctors

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NAIROBI, 19 May 2010 (IRIN) – Shortages of medical staff have been identified as one of the major impediments to achieving the health-related UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). For example, one of the poorest countries […]

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Kenya: Heavy rains take their toll

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GITHOGONDO-MWEA, 21 May 2010 (IRIN) – Margaret Wawira’s home is located dangerously close to River Thiba, which recently burst its banks, inundating homes and farms in her Githogondo village in Mwea, Kirinyaga region, central Kenya. […]

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ZIMBABWE: Murambatsvina victims still homeless

24/05/2010 ANA 0

HARARE, 21 May 2010 (IRIN) – In the winter of 2005 the government uprooted some 700,000 Zimbabweans across the country in Operation Murambatsvina, officially described as a „slum clearance programme“, but promises to re-house those […]

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