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2006-08-10 05:49:48

By Michael Winfrey BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hospitals were running out of food, fuel and other supplies in southern Lebanon on Thursday and aid groups said fighting and a ban on movement meant they could not reach thousands trapped in the area.

2006-08-07 20:21:56

By Michael Winfrey BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel destroyed the last main crossing over Lebanon's Litani river on Monday and imposed an indefinite ban on movement in the south, paralyzing humanitarian efforts to reach thousands trapped there, aid groups said.

2006-08-07 11:54:23

By Michael Winfrey BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel destroyed the last main crossing over Lebanon's Litani river on Monday and imposed an indefinite ban on movement in the south, paralyzing humanitarian efforts to reach thousands trapped there, aid groups said.

2006-04-27 11:15:00

LUANDA (Reuters) - Angola's cholera epidemic has become a national emergency with more than 20,000 infections and 941 deaths since the outbreak began in February, a non-governmental organization said on Thursday.

2006-03-15 12:45:00

Humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) urged U.S. drugmaker Abbot Laboratories Inc. on Wednesday to make a new HIV drug accessible in developing countries, especially Africa.

2006-03-08 07:21:54

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - An outbreak of cholera in Sudan's south has spread to a third major town and has claimed at least 132 lives in the war-torn area with little clean water or sanitation, aid agencies said on Wednesday.

2006-01-25 13:25:00

More than 200 medical scientists urged the World Health Organisation's (WHO) executive on Wednesday to back a call to boost research into drugs for neglected diseases that kill mainly the world's poor.

2005-12-24 07:31:33

By Estelle Shirbon LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria will start providing AIDS drugs for free next year, the government agency in charge of fighting AIDS said on Saturday, scrapping fees aid workers say deny access to treatment for poor patients.

2005-12-18 23:25:49

By Emma Batha LONDON (Reuters) - As the world marks the first anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, millions of people who dug into their pockets in an unprecedented outpouring of generosity will be wondering how their money has been spent.

2005-12-19 00:00:00

As the world marks the first anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami, millions of people who dug into their pockets in an unprecedented outpouring of generosity will be wondering how their money has been spent.


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