The Qatar Red Crescent treats 7,720 patients with vision problems in Sudan

The Qatar Red Crescent Society  is currently in Sudan, where it is providing 7,720 medical consultations and 246 surgeries to impoverished patients in two states. The QRCS Sudan representation office, Hamad Medical Corporation, Primary Health Care Corporation, and Al Basar International Foundation are coordinating the project with Sudan’s health authorities. Through...

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Monkeypox may have gone unchecked ‘for some time’

Monkeypox, a rare but fatal infection, is caused by the now-extinct smallpox virus. The World Health Organization reports that 30 non-endemic nations have reported over 550 cases of monkeypox. “Investigations are ongoing,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told journalists at the World Health Organization’s Geneva headquarters. “However, the presence of monkeypox in...

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In Morocco and Sudan, Monkeypox is probed

According to Africa’s health body, Morocco and Sudan are looking into possible monkeypox cases. This comes in the aftermath of recent virus outbreaks in Australia, Europe, the United States, and the Middle East. Travel to West or Central Africa close to tropical forests is usually associated with monkeypox, however some...

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