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PHCC concludes high school vaccination campaign

PHCC concludes high school vaccination campaign

Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has concluded a vaccination campaign against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis scheduled every year, in co-ordination with the Ministry of Public Health.

Diphtheria kills 21 in Bangladesh Rohingya camps: WHO

Diphtheria kills 21 in Bangladesh Rohingya camps: WHO

Twenty-one people have died from diphtheria in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, adding that it had started a second vaccination drive to rein in the outbreak.

Three dead as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

Three dead as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

The WHO also confirmed diphtheria cases had appeared in Yemen, where war and a port and airport blockade has left hospitals struggling to secure basic medical supplies including vaccines.

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

1 in 10 infants received no vaccinations last year: UN

Nearly one in 10 infants received no vaccinations in 2016, meaning that they missed the first innoculation against three lethal diseases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday.

Scores flee gunmen in war-torn Marawi

Scores flee gunmen in war-torn Marawi

Scores of people ran to freedom through a terrifying gauntlet of military air strikes and gunmen yesterday, nearly two weeks after being trapped in a deadly battle for a Philippine city.

3.5K students get vaccine against tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis

3.5K students get vaccine against tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis

As many as 3,527 students have been vaccinated in 58 schools against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (TdaP) as part of the Ministry of Public Health’s (MoPH) annual campaign to vaccinate 10 graders from private schools in the country.

MoPH launches vaccination campaign against TdaP

MoPH launches vaccination campaign against TdaP

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has launched the annual Tetanus ...

Egypt's island handover prompts rare criticism of Sisi

Egypt's island handover prompts rare criticism of Sisi

Egypt's surprise move to give two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has prompted rare criticism of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi by Egyptians who see the transfer as an affront to national pride.

Education in the second machine age

Education in the second machine age

Artificial intelligence, once confined to the realm of science fiction, is changing our lives. Cars are driving themselves.

Clarke looking for runs as Misbah seeks consistency

Clarke looking for runs as Misbah seeks consistency

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq will seek consistency while his counterpart Australia’s Michael Clarke will look for runs in the second Test starting in Abu Dhabi today.

Organisers lament missing McIlroy

Organisers lament missing McIlroy

Officials at the BMW Masters expressed disappointment yesterday at the absence of crowd-puller Rory McIlroy, but said they respected his decision to pull out of the European Tour event.

Loney drives in 4 RBIs as Rays rally past Yankees

Loney drives in 4 RBIs as Rays rally past Yankees

James Loney and the Tampa Bay Rays ended their four-game slide with a late-inning comeback.