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GERMANY

Lufthansa hands over "Robert Koch" evacuation aircraft

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, GERMANY: More than 700 Lufthansa employees volunteer as crew for aid flights; globally unique treatment facility on board...

4 Dec 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Non-communicable diseases: Africa must 'spend a lot more'

BERLIN, GERMANY: According to scidev.net, Olive Shisana, CEO of the South African Human Sciences Research Council, said at the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany that infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, are expected to decline while non-communicable diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes, will increase in Africa over the coming decades.

4 Nov 2011