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2005-12-15 23:55:00

Most of the patients at Sigli General Hospital are trauma cases, which might be expected in this coastal town in Aceh pulverized by the tsunami and caught up in conflict between the Indonesian army and Acehnese rebels.

2005-11-28 10:23:42

By Gershwin Wanneburg LUSIKISIKI, South Africa (Reuters) - A young woman leans on a cane, breathing heavily as she struggles to walk across the tiny, packed waiting room at a clinic in one of South Africa's poorest provinces.

2005-11-27 12:13:01

By Gershwin Wanneburg LUSIKISIKI, South Africa (Reuters) - A young woman leans on a cane, breathing heavily as she struggles to walk across the tiny, packed waiting room at a clinic in one of South Africa's poorest provinces.

2005-11-17 12:22:37

By Opheera McDoom AL-BILEEL CAMP, Sudan (Reuters) - A culture of impunity for rape in Sudan's Darfur region means women like Mariam, assaulted and left for dead, say they don't even bother to report the attacks to police, aid workers and officials said.

2005-10-31 10:45:00

By Simon Cameron-Moore JHEER BANDIA, Pakistan (Reuters) - The dead have been buried, but the stench from carcasses of animals trapped under the collapsed mud roofs of their stables still pollutes the mountain air around Jheer Bhandi.

2005-10-14 07:43:07

By Katie Nguyen AKUEM, Sudan (Reuters) - Looking at the cloudless sky, Sudanese villager Nyanut Nyang knows she cannot count on the rains for a bountiful harvest of sorghum, but she can rely on a foreign-run hospital for food rations to ease her hunger.

2005-08-25 07:55:21

By David Lewis MUVULE, Congo (Reuters) - Nearly 200,000 people in a remote corner of Congo share one doctor, three nurses and a hospital most cannot reach, let alone afford, aid workers said on Thursday.

2005-08-24 12:09:58

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian NIAMEY (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan called for more aid to save people starving in Niger, saying on Wednesday a debate about whether the world body had been slow to react was "totally irrelevant" to those in need of help.

2005-08-23 08:47:02

By Marie-Louise Gumuchian ZINDER, Niger (Reuters) - Facing criticism that the United Nations acted too slowly to avert starvation in Niger, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan visited one of the worst affected areas on Tuesday to draw more attention to the crisis.

2005-08-02 10:03:25

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - More than 100,000 people have been deprived of medical care after kidnappings of staff working for a medical charity in Congo's Ituri district forced it to scale back operations, the organization said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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