VOA News: Health Mon, 31 Aug 2009 19:28:50 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Thousands Felled by Diarrhea Outbreak in Ethiopian Capital Mon, 31 Aug 2009 19:28:50 +0200 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 19:28:50 -0400 Mon, 31 Aug 2009 19:28:50 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa40.cfm?rss=health Ethiopia reports 4,000 Acute Watery Diarrhea cases have been confirmed in the past 10 days, as UN says children might be especially vulnerable to infection because of malnutrition "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa40.cfm?RSS=Health" H1N1: Do Rich Nations Have Obligation to Help Developing World Tackle Flu Pandemic? Tue, 01 Sep 2009 10:19:33 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 10:19:33 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 10:19:33 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-09-01-voa6.cfm?rss=health Initial scarcity of vaccine may delay availability for poor nations "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-09-01-voa6.cfm?RSS=Health" UN: World Recession Raising Malnutrition, Death Rates Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:47:54 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:47:54 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:47:54 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa17.cfm?rss=health UNICEF says economic recession is especially hurting children, poor people in developing world "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa17.cfm?RSS=Health" 'Sesame Street' to Combat Swine Flu Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:53:15 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:53:15 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 15:53:15 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa27.cfm?rss=health US government enlists popular children's show for health campaign designed to battle likely swine flu resurgence "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa27.cfm?RSS=Health" 'House of Mothers' Helps Pregnant Women in Guinea-Bissau Beat Statistics Tue, 01 Sep 2009 21:38:37 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 21:38:37 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 21:38:37 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa50.cfm?rss=health An oasis for expectant women saves babies' and mothers' lives in rural Guinea-Bissau "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa50.cfm?RSS=Health" Brain Cancer May Not Always Mean Death Wed, 02 Sep 2009 13:14:09 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 13:14:09 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 13:14:09 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa14.cfm?rss=health Doctors using lasers, new drugs to fight the disease "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa14.cfm?RSS=Health" South Africa AIDS Activists Appeal to Secretary Clinton Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:05:40 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:05:40 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:05:40 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-09-02-voa37.cfm?rss=health Letter calls for increased funding for PEPFAR and Global Fund "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-09-02-voa37.cfm?RSS=Health" Obama Faces Political Challenges on Health Care, Afghanistan Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:05:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:05:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:05:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa50.cfm?rss=health Opinion polls show fading public support for president's top two priorities "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa50.cfm?RSS=Health" World's Biggest Drug Company Pays Record Fine Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:15:11 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:15:11 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:15:11 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa56.cfm?rss=health Pfizer agrees to pay $2.3 billion in fines and penalties for marketing several drugs improperly "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa56.cfm?RSS=Health" China Approves One-Dose H1N1 Vaccine Thu, 03 Sep 2009 10:28:19 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 10:28:19 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 10:28:19 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa8.cfm?rss=health Development defies previous expectations vaccines against so-called 'swine flu' would need two doses to work "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa8.cfm?RSS=Health"