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Climate change fuels infectious diseases in E. Africa

  Climate change, floods and droughts are fuelling the spread of pathogens that are resistant to drugs Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Extreme weather events linked to climate change, including floods and droughts, are fuelling the spread of vector-borne diseases in the East and Horn of African region, experts said on …

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FAO urges to keep plants disease-free

Rome, Italy | XINHUA | Plants are the source of 98 percent of the air humans breathe and 80 percent of the food that people eat, so keeping them free of diseases and pests is crucial to human survival, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Friday. In …

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31% of Ugandans dying from non communicable diseases due to ignorance

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  31 percent of Ugandans dying from Non Communicable Diseases that can be prevented due to ignorance, the Uganda Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance-UNCDA has revealed. UNCDA attributes the problem on the low uptake of screening services among Ugandans. Christopher Kwizera the Programs manager UNCDA says many Ugandans …

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