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News Mauritania » Health: Doctors’ strike across Mauritania brings hospitals to near standstill

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/north-africa/2018/04/17/Doctors-strike-across-Mauritania-brings-hospitals-to-near-standstill.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The strike, which began on Monday in Mauritania, has put hospitals on a standstill. Most medical services were completely suspended in health facilities with the exception of emergency rooms.

News Mauritania » Health: UAE’s grant will help fight malaria in Africa

News channel or source: https://gulfnews.com/news/uae/health/uae-s-grant-will-help-fight-malaria-in-africa-1.2211039
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and the Gambia — by 2030. “The World Health Organisation’s 2017 report indicates that malaria cases in Sahel have been on the rise since 2010, except in Cabo Verde. Close to 20 million cases of malaria infection are ...

News Mauritania » Health: West Africa emerging as LNG player

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Energy-News/2018/04/16/West-Africa-emerging-as-LNG-player/8591523870402/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

BP heralded a "major" discovery of natural gas off the coast of Mauritania and Senegal alongside joint venture ... as well as entertainment, trends, science, health and stunning photography. UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of ...

News Mauritania » Health: Slavery was just outlawed in Mauritania in 1981 and slavers today are still getting sent to prison

News channel or source: https://thegrio.com/2018/03/30/slavery-was-just-outlawed-in-mauritania-in-1981-and-slavers-today-are-still-getting-sent-to-prison/
Publication date: Friday 30 March 2018

Slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865. While that seems recent to many, imagine living in a small African country like Mauritania where slavery was only outlawed in 1981. But just like in the U.S., slavery and the mentality behind it in ...

News Mauritania » Health: Mauritania court gives toughest sentence for slave owners

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-43600274
Publication date: Friday 30 March 2018

Two slave owners in Mauritania have been jailed in a country where slavery remains widespread but convictions rare, activists say. The sentences of 10 and 20 years are said to be the toughest-ever for the crime in the West African country. Slavery was ...

News Mauritania » Health: Slavery is still alive in Mauritania. Can a new court ruling help change that?

News channel or source: http://www.standard.net/National/2018/02/07/Slavery-is-still-alive-in-Mauritania-Can-a-new-court-ruling-help-change-that
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. In 1981, Mauritania became the last country in the world to officially abolish slavery. It took another 26 years for its government to pass a law enforcing abolition. So it’s perhaps no surprise that slavery continues to ...

News Mauritania » Health: Mauritania Travel Advisory

News channel or source: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/mauritania-travel-advisory.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Reconsider Travel to Mauritania due to crime and terrorism. Violent crimes, such as mugging, armed robbery, rape, and assault, are common. Local police lack the resources to respond effectively to serious crimes. Terrorists may attack with little or no ...

News Mauritania » Health: Public health prizes 2017

News channel or source: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/2017/wha70/prizes/en/
Publication date: hursday 25 May 2017

International action by Cuba to support emergencies, including disease outbreaks such as Ebola – and lifelong dedication to reducing the hepatitis burden in Mauritania and Mongolia – gain recognition on the world health stage. The prizes, established ...

News Mauritania » Health: Mauritania Gets Help To Strengthen Economic Stability, Speed Up Growth

News channel or source: http://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/12/13/na121317-mauritania-gets-help-to-strengthen-economic-stability-speed-up-growth
Publication date: Wednesday 13 December 2017

Mauritania has obtained a three-year loan from the IMF to support the government program aimed at ... follows the recommendations of the recently completed economic health check to strengthen the economy’s stability while also supporting the recovery.