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2013-06-26 13:52:01

Based on the experience of a large hospital in Tanzania, Weill Cornell Medical College researchers have discovered a "startlingly" high burden of hypertension in this sub-Saharan African country.

2011-08-18 00:00:41

Save A Child's Heart Supporters Reach the Summit of Mt Kilimanjaro and Continue to Climb Towards Goal of $1 Million to Save The Lives of 100 African Children Mount Kilimanjaro (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 Doctors, volunteers and supporters of Israel-based humanitarian organization Save a Child's Heart reached the summit of Africa's highest peak, Mt Kilimanjaro, in an effort to raise $1 million which will save the lives of 100 African children in desperate need of heart surgery.

2011-08-10 00:00:30

Israeli Medical Team Perform First Ever Pediatric Open Heart Surgery in Mwanza Tanzania (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 A medical team from Israel’s Save a Child’s Heart has successfully performed the first ever pediatric open heart surgery in Mwanza Tanzania and on the youngest child in Tanzania. Laurencia Simon is four years old, the daughter of two farmers, and lives in a mud hut without electricity or running water.

2011-02-08 22:34:27

Tanzania will now have expanded resources to help fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic with the opening of a new pediatric Center of Excellence that will serve families and children in Mwanza and its surrounding regions, providing increased access to care for a population of almost 9 million people.

2008-11-11 09:00:00

Roger A. Newell Ph.D., President and CEO of Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. (OTCBB: LVCA) is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired, subject to final payment, two exploration licenses (PL 2910, PL 3006) contiguous with the existing Kalemela License PL 2747.

2008-08-17 18:00:32

Text of report by: Fredrick Odiero entitled "Villagers demand compensation over airport project" published by Kenyan opposition newspaper Kenya Times website on 16 August Hundreds of villagers affected by the expansion of the Kisumu Airport [western Kenya] yesterday took to the streets of the town demanding to be compensated for their land taken by the project.

2008-07-24 12:00:53

Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. (OTCBB: LVCA) announced today they will begin gold exploration at the Kalemela Project in Tanzania in which they have an 80% interest. Work will begin at the property some 125 kilometers East of Mwanza, Tanzania, over the next two weeks.

2008-07-08 12:00:56

Dr. Roger A. Newell M.Sc., Ph.D., the newly appointed President and CEO of Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. (OTCBB: LVCA) is pleased to announce the company is acquiring an 80% interest in the Kalemela Gold Project in northern Tanzania. While currently in Mwanza, Tanzania, Dr.

2006-04-28 01:47:22

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Tanzanian police said on Friday that a ferry had sunk in its waters on Lake Victoria, with an unknown number of passengers killed. "People have drowned, but I have no more information," Tanzanian police spokesman Juma Mtumwa said by telephone from Dar es Salaam.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.