News Category: Middle East

21 / 03 / 2021

Graciano Masauso answers questions about kidney disease

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23 / 02 / 2021

AHO website feedback survey

AHO website is undergoing review and expansion. This will take place between January - December 2021. The purpose of the review is to make the content up to date and relevant. The purpose of the website expansion is to add new features that will make the website user friendly. You are welcome to take part in the review and expansion through suggestions.

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17 / 02 / 2021

Grants Manager and Assistants Volunteers – apply now

The Grants Manager Volunteer supports the CEO for developing and writing grant proposals to trusts, foundations and other grant-making organisations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UKAID, USAID, EU grants, DFID tenders, etc, and persuasively communicates AHO's mission and programmes to potential funders.

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16 / 02 / 2021

Heart disease remains the number-one killer in the world

The leading cause of death in the world in 2019 was ischaemic heart disease, also known as coronary heart disease. It was responsible for 16% of total deaths and since 2000 has seen the largest increase in mortalities, killing 8.9 million people in 2019.

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16 / 06 / 2020

Priyam Deka honoured by University College London UCL

Priyam Deka is a first-year student studying Bsc Population Health and Data Science in the Institute of Epidemiology and Healthcare. She told us her experience of volunteering with Africa Health Organisation as a Grant Writer and how the role complemented her interests in healthcare with her aptitude for writing. "Using the free time I had for something that I considered meaningful felt productive."

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16 / 05 / 2019

AHO expresses grave concern over the health of African immigrants in Yemen amid alleged abuse and deadly cholera

Illegal African immigrants infected with cholera are seen outside a public hospital in Lahj province, Yemen, May 4, 2019. Officials of Yemen's health authorities said an outbreak of cholera has killed 21 illegal African immigrants and asylum-seekers, and infected over 450 others in the government-controlled southern province of Lahj. (Xinhua/Murad Abdo)

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15 / 05 / 2019

AHO outraged by kidney trafficking business in Egypt

An Egyptian hospital and officials at the Yemeni embassy in Cairo were involved in a large-scale organ-trafficking ring from 2014 that included hundreds of patients and brokers from Yemen and Egypt, an Al Jazeera investigation has revealed.

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