Laboratory staff Rohudin draws blood of woman wearing burka for blood test in laboratory of Central Hospital of Afghan Red Crescent Society, Kabul, Afghanistan
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Migrants and Refugees Do Not Bring “Exotic” Communicable Diseases to Countries

The World Health Organization has taken aim at the myth that migrants and refugees bring diseases to the countries they arrive in, with its first report on migrant and refugee health in the European region. In the report, the WHO dispels the falsehood that irregular migrants and refugees spread sickness among host communities.
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Jan 22, 2019
Global Development Practice

Better Health for Afghan Refugees

The 70,000 undocumented refugees in Iran’s centrally located province of Yazd in particular struggle with poverty and a lack of stable economic opportunities that makes them unable to afford basic necessities such as soap and toothbrushes.
Relief International
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Mar 15, 2018
Global Development Practice

Female Surgeons Leading the Way

Today, estimates show there are only approximately three female surgeons for every one million people in low-income countries.
Juliet Glassroth
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Mar 7, 2018
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