Modern Eye Clinic in Mozambique

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A groundbreaking ceremony has taken place at Central Hospital in Beira, Mozambique, for the new Invicta Eye Clinic, which will serve as eye-care hub for two million people. It is being constructed by an international organization called Light for the World. “Healthcare is a key factor in socio-economic development. Today’s ceremony brings More...

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Health workers, wearing head-to-toe protective gear, prepare for work, outside an isolation unit in Foya District, Lofa County in this handout photo
By Godfrey Olukya On Friday, August 8th, 2014
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By mcr2 On Thursday, April 24th, 2014
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The African Vaccination Week will be celebrated from 22 to 27 April 2014

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By mcr2 On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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By mcr2 On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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By mcr2 On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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WHO to vaccinate South Sudan refugees

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By mcr2 On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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