Cholera in West African nations spreading at “alarming” rate, aid group says

Cholera in Africa spreading at ‘alarming’ rate

UN sends emergency team to Nigeria after more than 200 children die from lead poisoning

UN sends crisis team to Nigeria after lead deaths

UNICEF: Cholera outbreak in Cameroon ‘worst in 20 years’ with hundreds dead

survived cholera epidemic

Cholera kills 41 in Central African nation of Chad; outbreaks also in Nigeria, Cameroon

survived cholera epidemic

Passenger dies from ovarian cancer aboard Delta flight from Nigeria to Atlanta


Child mortality rates up in 6 African nations despite UN Millennium Development Goals push

Child mortality rates up in Africa despite UN push

CDC: Nigerian lead poisoning outbreak ‘unprecedented’ as doctors struggle to help ill children

CDC: Nigeria lead poisoning crisis ‘unprecedented’

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates applauds Nigeria’s anti-polio work, but warns more needed

Bill Gates applauds Nigeria’s anti-polio campaign

Ivory Coast says Drogba will make ’speedy recovery’ after operation on broken arm

‘Successful’ operation gives Drogba WCup hope

Children malnourished in Ivory Coast because of inflated food prices, civil war legacy

Child malnutrition hits Ivory Coast despite food

Sierra Leone offers free health care to mothers and children to offset high mortality rates

Sierra Leone: free health care to mother and child

Deadly strain of meningitis his Burkina Faso

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