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The World Health Organization (WHO) is racing to vaccinate people in Yemen against a rapidly spreading outbreak of diphtheria. Around 1,300 people have been infected and more than 70 have died since the disease was first detected six months ago. Al Jazeera's Hannah Hoexter reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/
Many hospitals in Yemen were destroyed due to the conflict. Some doctors and nurses had no choice but to use caves as healthcare centers to provide healthcare to the people in Sa'ada city. #YemenChildren #Yemen
Already dealing with severe malnutrition and a cholera epidemic, many people in Yemen are now dying from what is thought to be bird flu. As the country faces this new health crisis, hospitals remain critically short of resources after years of conflict has caused the country's health system to crumble. Al Jazeera's Katia Lopez-Hodoyan reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
The International Committee of the Red Cross has raised an alarm over Yemen’s challenges in the health sector. Peter Maurer, the charity’s president, said the overall situation in Yemen was “very dire, and very catastrophic” in terms of health. The two-year war has resulted in the world's worst-ever cholera epidemic, and hospitals are unable to keep up. According to the UN, nearly two million Yemeni children are acutely malnourished. Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Doha. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
About 50% of the health facilities in Yemen that provide lifesaving healthcare are non-functional due to the conflict. The World Bank and IDA are working with UNICEF & the World Health Organization on the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project, which supports mobile clinics that provide healthcare for children under 5 and pregnant women, supports public hospitals, and provides essential medications. The project also works to improve the water and sanitation system in Yemen.
A team of visiting doctors and nurses from war-torn Yemen leave icddr,b with expert knowledge and hands-on training to deal with cholera outbreaks back home where hundreds of thousands of people continue to face countrywide epidemic. With support from the charity Kuwaiti Women Philanthropic Team, the visiting Yemeni health professionals participated in weeklong hands-on training on cholera and malnutrition case management at icddr,b’s Dhaka Hospital during 5-12 October 2017. Find out more: https://bit.ly/2y15fri
Humanitarian agencies are warning of the devastating consequences the war is having on Yemen's health system, which is now close to collapse. Hospitals and clinics across the country have been destroyed during the civil war between pro-government forces and Houthi rebels. Al Jazeera's Victoria Gaten reports. - Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check out our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
With one of the world's highest maternal mortality rates, Yemen faces extreme hurdles when it comes to providing adequate healthcare to its women. Seven Yemeni women a day die of complications from pregnancy or childbirth -- leaving seven families in danger of collapse in the absence of a mother -- and nearly all of the deaths are preventable.
Staff at Al Kuwait University Hospital in Sana'a are among the tens of thousands of public health employees in Yemen who face the daily risks and challenges of working a country devastated by conflict—and who have been struggling to survive on little to no pay over the past year. Many health workers cannot afford to keep going, and many health facilities have had to shut down. Those medical staff who continue to work without pay are helping their communities out of a sense of duty, and holding out hope for change. Make sure you don’t miss weekly video updates and ongoing series about our work in crisis zones across the world. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/BtzdsR Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières helps people worldwide where the need is greatest, delivering ...
Tre is Media Officer for the British Red Cross. She is vlogging from Yemen, which is the poorest country in the Middle East and in the middle of an ongoing conflict. Tune in to find out what life is like in a warzone and what the Red Cross are doing to help people. 70% of Yemen's population is in need of humanitarian aid.
Yemen’s heath ministry has called on the international community to help keep the country's health system from collapsing. This is while over 14 million Yemenis have no or restricted access to healthcare and much of the country’s medical facilities are no longer functional. Watch Live: http://www.presstv.com/live.html Twitter: http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+: http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram: http://instagram.com/presstvchannel Dailymotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/presstv
The shipments include essential medicines, insulin vials, antibiotics, rabies vaccines, intravenous (IV) fluids, and other medical supplies and equipment.
Yemen's Ministry of Public Health and Population on Sunday night declared a public health emergency in the capital Sanaa as a result of the spreading cholera epidemic, which has killed 115 people so far since April 27. The ministry also sent an urgent call to all international and local health organizations to help address the worsening situation, in which the ministry said that the situation "is threatening with an unprecedented health and humanitarian disaster." At a press conference in Sanaa, the International Committee of the Red Cross Operations Director said more than 8,500 suspected cholera cases have been reported in 14 governorates of Yemen from April 27 to May 13. The cholera outbreak in Yemen was first announced by Yemen's Ministry of Public Health and Population on O...
The ministry's spokesman, Tamim Shami, says symptoms of some of the injured Yemenis show they were exposed to prohibited weapons dropped by Saudi war machines. During the briefing, Shami also highlighted the worsening humanitarian situation due to the shortage of medical supplies. He said that more than 23-thousand people are currently suffering from dengue fever and Malaria. Saudi fighter jets have also reportedly targeted drug containers used by charity organization Oxfam to fight deadly viruses. Meanwhile, over a dozen aid organizations have called for a permanent ceasefire in Yemen. Aid agencies are warning that millions of Yemenis are at risk of dying from preventable diseases, conflict and hunger. Live @ http://www.presstv.ir/live.html Twitter @ http://twitter.com/PressTV Live...
A video documentary by Dr. Delores M. Walters The remarkable story of the women who run the Maternal and Child Health Center in their coastal community in Yemen. The Murshidat have revolutionized health care and social relations between African-identified groups and the Arab majority in this Muslim country Video Length: 35 minutes; original in Arabic More info can be found at - www.deloresmwalters.net/yemen-video/
Al-Arabiya News channel quotes the World Health Organisation to highlight the problems being caused to Yemen's healthcare system as a result of continued fighting between Houthis and the Saudi coalition. News Report - Collapse in the health situation in Yemen Al-Arabiya channel 2nd July 2015 Integrity is an independent centre of research that monitors and provides insights on the MENA region to foster integration and cohesion. Subscribe: youtube.com/integrityuk Check out our website: integrityuk.org/ Facebook.com/integrityuk.org Twitter.com/integrity_uk
Yemen's health sector is on the verge of collapse amid acute shortage of medicine, medical equipment and health personnel. Saudi warplanes have hit hospitals and medical centers across the country in the past months. Press TV's correspondent Mohammad Al-Attab has talked to a group of doctors working in Yemeni hospitals and asked about the problems they are facing these days. Watch Live: http://www.presstv.ir/live.html Twitter: http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+: http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram: http://instagram.com/presstvchannel SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/videosptv
In the wake of the Saudi decision to impose an all-out aerial and sea blockade on Yemen, health experts say such unlawful decisions will have devastating impacts on the already collapsing healthcare sector. Watch Live: http://www.presstv.com/live.html YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/videosptv/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/PressTV LiveLeak: http://www.liveleak.com/c/PressTV Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PRESSTV Google+: http://plus.google.com/+VideosPTV Instagram: http://instagram.com/presstvchannel Dailymotion: http://www.dailymotion.com/presstv
A deadly cholera outbreak is sweeping across Yemen — a country that has been crippled by war and has seen its health system collapse. More than 330,000 are affected — half of them children under age 15 — including more than 1,700 deaths from this highly contagious, yet preventable disease. Children who contract cholera suffer from severe vomiting and diarrhea, and can become dangerously dehydrated, as one father describes. Watch how UNICEF and partners are rushing to distribute life-saving medical supplies and provide other support to health centers across the country. Learn more about the ongoing crisis in Yemen at unicefusa.org/YemenCrisis Help support UNICEF's efforts to save and protect children in conflict: unicefusa.org/YemenCrisis
Health workers in Sana'a's Al-Sabeen Maternity and Child Hospital lamented a lack of medical supplies, on Friday, during the ongoing cholera outbreak that is ravaging Yemen. A pharmacist, Dr. Nada Al-Numeiri said, "There is a shortage in the provision of medicines because of the siege imposed on Yemen, because of the increase in the number of patients with cholera here is causing a huge shortage of medicine." A spokesperson for the International Red Cross in Yemen Adnan Hezam explained the damage that the outbreak had done to the operations of public sector services in Yemen. He said, "With suspected cases of cholera reaching about 1 million, it is a very serious indicator and confirms the warning of the International Committee of the Red Cross of the tragic humanitarian situation in Yem...