The New Times (Rwanda)

05/05/2012 Rwanda: HIV Funding Impacts Health Services - Study

A US-funded study has indicated that increased funding of HIV/Aids programmes in Rwanda has benefited other health programmes. Disease-specific programmes can provide sustainable capacity building to health systems when there is conscious intent to do so

Rwanda News Agency

05/02/2012 Study defends massive HIV/Aids funding for Rwanda

Even when Rwanda is getting massive funding for HIV/Aids, that has not diverted government’s attention away from fighting unrelated afflictions - such as malaria, measles and malnutrition, says a major study.

Associated Press

02/06/2012 Lyme Disease Map Pinpoints Areas Where Disease Poses Biggest Threat

Researchers who spent three years dragging sheets of fabric through the woods to snag ticks have created a detailed map they claim could improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. The map, which pinpoints areas of the eastern United States where people have the highest risk of contracting Lyme disease, is part of a study published in the February issue of the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.


02/04/2012 Researcher: N.J. is 'loaded' with ticks carrying Lyme disease

A researcher who aided in mapping the risk of Lyme disease in a national study released this week, said New Jersey was "loaded."

NPR's Shots

02/02/2012 Tick Tally Reveals Lyme Disease Risk

Previous maps have shown where people reported cases of [Lyme] disease, but not where they contracted it. The new study includes a map of infected tick infestations. The findings appear in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Al Jazeera

01/13/2012 Cholera in Haiti: From control to elimination

Two years after a massive earthquake and subsequent cholera outbreak, Haitians are trying to improve public health.

British Medical Journal

01/10/2012 Haiti’s cholera outbreak provides important lessons for global health

A study into how a disease previously unknown in Haiti eventually led to the world’s worst cholera epidemic offers valuable lessons for global health, say researchers from the US charity Partners in Health.

PRI's The World

01/10/2012 Tracking Down Haiti's First Cholera Case

Two Boston-based doctors think they've identified the first Haitian who caught cholera and then spread the disease to others after an earthquake hit the island two years ago this week.

CNN's The Chart

01/09/2012 How cholera in Haiti began

Two years after an earthquake shook Haiti, the small country grappled with the death, the destruction and the debris. After the earthquake on January 12, another health crisis struck about 10 months later: cholera.

Scientific American

01/09/2012 Social Media Tracks Disease Spread

Analysis of social media and Internet news reports can enable researchers to track a disease outbreak faster than conventional medical notifications.

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