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Senegal has officially launched the new Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training. Presided over by President Macky Sall, the launch brought together health professionals and researchers from all over the world. The Institute is the brainchild of Senegalese researcher Souleymane Mboup -- one of the first scientists to discover HIV-2, a form of the HI virus. The institute is set to become a hub for health research, surveillance and training in Africa. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
Traditional medicine was once thought of as sorcery or quackery. But the craft is slowly gaining the respect of conventional medical practitioners as its methods and medicines are studied more fully. In Senegal, one group is promoting greater collaboration between practitioners of the two kinds of healing, and has taken measures to get rid of impostors. VOA's Scott Bobb has this report from Dakar.
Senegal is attracting medical experts from all over the world to help fight Sickle Cell Anaemia, a disease that has been haunting Africans for decades. Flexible patient privacy laws mean vital information's been gleaned about the spread of ebola, and combating the outbreak of the zika virus. Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Dakar. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Senegal is making sweeping changes to its healthcare system. Vaccinations, doctor's visits and emergency care for children under five will all be paid for by the state. But some say the measures don't go far enough. Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Thies.
Song: Matthew West- "Do Something" In May of 2015 students from the University of Maine Orono and the University of New England traveled to Mbour, Senegal for a medical mission trip. There they delivered 800 lbs of usable medical supplies as well as treated and assessed countless patients at their day clinics.
A new way of detecting malaria is being credited with cutting the number of people who have died from the disease in Senegal. Scientists have developed technology that has seen cases drop by 20 percent. Al Jazeera's Nicholas Haque reports from Dakar, Senegal. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/
A project in Senegal has demonstrated the potential for significant improvements in prompt and effective treatment of malaria at community level, with the proportion of children going to a local health hut for care increasing five-fold in three years. The Pfizer Mobilize Against Malaria Program (MAM) involved local partners and stakeholders in Ghana, Kenya and Senegal and a global evaluation team from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
(Dakar, October 24, 2013) -- Tens of thousands of patients in Senegal suffer from excruciating pain every year without relief, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Unnecessarily restrictive government regulations and poor training for healthcare workers impede their effective medical treatment. http://mm.hrw.org/content/senegal-thousands-urgently-need-pain-relief
RYOT went with Olivia Wilde to Senegal to document first-hand the work of the incredible 1 Million Community Health Workers initiative. Started by Columbia's Earth Institute, the goal of the 1 Million Health Workers Campaign is, quite literally, to scale up to 1 million health workers in sub-Saharan African communities by 2015. By training community members in basic healthcare, family planning, sanitation counseling and providing them with medical supplies, this campaign will reduce maternal and infant death rates, provide HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis treatment and bring essential healthcare to regions in desperate need. Subscribe: http://youtube.com/ryot Facebook: http://facebook.com/ryotnews Twitter: http://twitter.com/ryotnews Instagram: http://instagram.com/ryotnews To learn ...
http://www.pacificprime.com/countries/senegal/ If you live and work in Senegal, then you are very lucky, but it is very important that you have the right health insurance plan. Pacific Prime is the world largest distributor of international private medical insurance to individual, families and SMEs. In fact in 2013 we were rewarded at the top global distributor's award for IHI Denmark and Bupa International. But we don't just work with these two insurers. We work with all international private medical insurers, and in fact for most of them, we are the world largest distributor, or perhaps top 1-2-3. So what does this mean ? Well what we hope is that we would have the opportunity to spend a few minutes talking to you to understand yours needs, and explained to you, how the different healt...
Human Appeal is working in Senegal giving medical support to local communities. Opened in 2002, this centre has so far served more than 11,000 patients. With limited staff, our doctors help more than 80 people each day. With your help, we can continue improving the medical equipment and increase medical supplies.