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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/
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.
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...
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 ...
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
Relief groups in Yemen's third city Taez said on Monday that humanitarian aid was not reaching the provincial capital under rebel siege. Aid workers say rebels are stopping people going into Taez, and confiscating anything they see. The World Health Organization says the delivery of 22 tonnes of medical aid to Taez city is on hold due to access issues. Subscribe to us on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CCTVNEWSbeijing Download for IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cctvnewschina Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCTVNEWS Google+: https://plus.google.com/+CCTVNEWSbeijing Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: ht...
Yemen Is Suffering From Malnutrition - Half of the country's children are reportedly irreversibly stunted. Over 14-million Yemeni people, more than half the country's population, are in a food shortage. According to the World Health Program, almost half of the country's children are irreversibly stunted due to malnutrition. A civil war has lated in Yemen for 19 months. --- Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews Find us on Snapchat Discover: http://bit.ly/1sdgpnf http://www.youtube.com/nowthismedia
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.
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
HEALTH NEWS:Yemen emergency as cholera spreads ATTACK-2017 A kingdom of emergency has been declared within the yemeni capital, sanaa, after a virulent disease of cholera killed scores of humans. Hospitals inside the metropolis, that is controlled with the aid of houthi rebels, are crowded with cholera sufferers. The crimson move says the number of suspected cases in the united states of america has tripled in every week to more than 8,500. Yemen has been ravaged by means of starvation and civil battle, permitting disorder to spread rapidly. -thirds of the populace do no longer have access to safe drinking water, consistent with the un. Dominik stillhart, director of operations at the worldwide committee of the purple cross, instructed a information convention in sanaa on sunday that there ...
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
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...
"How Does Law Protect in War?" (https://www.icrc.org/casebook/) is an online platform that regroups a comprehensive IHL course outline, more than 350 case studies, and various pedagogical resources for professors. This webinar gathered students from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Peru), Université Laval (Canada), the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (Switzerland), and the University of Nairobi (Kenya). The students solved a case study pertaining to challenges to providing health care in armed conflict: the case of Yemen, together with a panel of experts. Questions discussed by the students and panel included the scope of the protection afforded to the wounded and the sick under IHL, protection of medical units and targeting of hospitals. Pan...
Interview with Francesco Segoni, MSF project coordinator in Amran, Yemen. The video highlight MSF support the health system in Amran governorate, two hours north of the capital Sana’a where access to health care is difficult for many people. The video also includes an interview with one of the patient’s caretakers.
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
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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
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/
More than half a million people are now thought to be affected by the Cholera epidemic in Yemen. Now, a handful of health workers is making their way around the country to do what they can to help. Rahul Radhakrishnan reports. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
The World Health Organization says 242 people have been killed due to an outbreak of cholera that has engulfed war-torn Yemen, with about 23,500 other confirmed cases of the disease reported across the country in the past three weeks alone. The UN health agency said on Friday that a total of new 3,460 suspected cases of cholera and 20 deaths had been reported in the country in the past day alone. "The speed of the resurgence of this cholera epidemic is unprecedented," said Nevio Zagaria, the WHO country representative for Yemen. He said the number of suspected cholera cases could be far larger than those registered as humanitarian workers cannot access some parts of the country. Zagaria warned that the number of those infected could hit a quarter of a million people by the end of the year....
Yemen's health ministry says airport closure has cost nearly 10,000 lives
"Health structure is completely collapsed"