Havana at Sunrise

Cuban Authorities Confirm 163 New Cases Of Cholera, No Deaths

By | Tue, 08/27/2013 - 17:11

Within an update issued by the Pan American Health Organization, Cuban authorities have acknowledged 163 new cases of cholera this year in three provinces: Havana, Santiago de Cuba, and Camag├╝ey.

Clone of Four-year-old Nkaitole

Kenyan Boy's Bucket List Raises Awareness Of Safe Drinking Water

By | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 17:49

A four-year-old Kenyan boy named Nkaitole shares his bucket list in a video that explains how one in five children die before the age of five in his home village.

at Dhaka, Bangladesh on 1/Nov/1999

Life Finds A Way: Group Becomes Resistant To Cholera In Dhaka, Bangladesh

By | Wed, 07/03/2013 - 14:00

Harvard scientists track down people in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka who are resistant to cholera infections, identifying the genes that protect them.

Outside Hospital in Haiti

Haiti Cholera Victims Threaten To Sue UN, Give 60-Day Ultimatum

By | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:50

A group of lawyers representing Haitian cholera victims threatened legal action against the UN on Wednesday, claiming the peace organization failed to take responsibility for a deadly cholera outbreak.

cholera

UN Launches $2.27 Billion Appeal to Stem Cholera Epidemic in Haiti

By | Wed, 12/12/2012 - 12:47

The United Nations has launched a $2.27 billion appeal in order to stop the cholera epidemic in Haiti.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

U.N.'s Ban Launches Bid to Stamp Out Cholera in Haiti

By | Wed, 12/12/2012 - 09:23

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched a $2.2 billion initiative to stamp out cholera over the next decade in impoverished Haiti.

Haiti

UN: Haiti Struggling to Cope With Cholera as Aid Withdrawn

By | Sat, 09/01/2012 - 09:58

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon warned on Friday that Haiti was struggling to cope with a cholera epidemic that has killed thousands.