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Who Owes?

“The dollar (since going off the gold standard) an ‘I owe you nothing’.  The euro as a ‘Who owes you nothing’?  Cryptos can accurately be described as ‘You have no idea who owes you nothing’.” -Doug Casey

Debt

Revised SAGE Recommendation on use of Dengue vaccine released (19 April 2018)

The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) has revised its recommendations on use of CYD-TDV (Dengvaxia®).

Background Information:

Dengue is the most frequent and rapidly spreading mosquito-borne virus. 620 more words

Prevention

WHO hails Rotary, NPHCDA as immunization frontliners

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday expressed delight on efforts by Rotary Clubs in Nigeria in implementing Rotary International strategic plans to eradicate Polio and other child killer diseases. 363 more words

Health

WHO says 59m African children stunted, 10m overweight

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that 59 million African children were stunted while another 10 million were overweight.

It also warned that Africa’s attempts to achieve health for all by 2030 could be threatened unless the continent address the twin challenges of under-nutrition and obesity, adding that under-nutrition occured when people do not get enough to eat, resulting in conditions such as wasting, which is when a child becomes dangerously thin. 326 more words

Agriculture

World Immunization Week (WIW) 2018 (24 -30 April): "Protected Together, #Vaccines Work"

World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to highlight the collective action needed to ensure that every person is protected from vaccine-preventable diseases. 658 more words

Prevention

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

Jay Levy, who co-discovered the AIDS virus 35 years ago has said that Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV and AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus. 443 more words

Health