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DR Congo ex-health minister arrested for 'embezzling Ebola funds': police

DR Congo ex-health minister arrested for 'embezzling Ebola funds': police

Former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been arrested over allegations he embezzled public funds to tackle the Ebola epidemic, police said on Saturday.

Malaria can be eradicated by 2050, say global experts

Malaria can be eradicated by 2050, say global experts

In a major report on Sunday, 41 specialists said a future free of malaria - one of the world's oldest and deadliest diseases - can be achieved as early as 2050.

Qatar, WHO, Silatech join hands for UN action plan on health

Qatar, WHO, Silatech join hands for UN action plan on health

Qatar, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Silatech have partnered to hold a high-level joint event at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on September 21 ...

Ukraine anti-vaccine protesters insist on rights despite measles outbreak

Ukraine anti-vaccine protesters insist on rights despite measles outbreak

Some 200 anti-vaccine protesters rallied in Kiev Thursday after authorities threatened to ban unvaccinated children from schools in Ukraine, which is hit by a deadly measles outbreak.

Amir reassured on Kuwaiti leader's health

Amir reassured on Kuwaiti leader's health

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held on Tuesday a phone conversation with the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah ...

Health, safety on top of Nakilat growth agenda: CEO

Health, safety on top of Nakilat growth agenda: CEO

To cater to growing industry needs, Nakilat is being responsible in various aspects of its operations as part of its long-term growth and development strategies, according to the 'Qatar 2019' report ...

US FDA proposes new health warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements

US FDA proposes new health warnings on cigarette packs, advertisements

The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed new health warnings for cigarette packages and advertisements, as small size and lack of an image in current warnings make them virtually invisible.

Notre-Dame cathedral 'still at risk of collapse' after fire

Notre-Dame cathedral 'still at risk of collapse' after fire

Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris is still at risk of collapse after being gutted by a fire in April, with more stonework falling during the recent heatwave in the French capital, the government said on Wednesday.

'Toxic' Italian steel plant clean-up is a towering task

'Toxic' Italian steel plant clean-up is a towering task

Rock climbers scale a giant canopy in Taranto to build the world's biggest iron-ore park cover as steel giant ArcelorMittal strives to clean up and turn around Italy's most polluting plant.

Separated Bangladeshi twins stable: doctors

Separated Bangladeshi twins stable: doctors

Conjoined Bangladeshi twins who were separated last week are in a stable condition, the team of Hungarian and Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the marathon operation said Saturday.

Paris scrambles to allay Notre-Dame lead poisoning fears

Paris scrambles to allay Notre-Dame lead poisoning fears

Paris officials on Tuesday downplayed the risk of lead poisoning from the massive fire that tore through Notre-Dame cathedral in April, as tests continue to show worrying levels of the toxic metal at nearby schools.

New implant, vaccine trial offer fresh HIV hope

New implant, vaccine trial offer fresh HIV hope

A matchstick-sized implant could revolutionise HIV prevention regimes after early trials suggested the device could stop at-risk people contracting the virus for up to a year at a time, new research showed Tuesday.