Red Cross Warns Stigma Could Worsen Madagascar Plague Outbreak

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -The death toll from the plague which is spreading in Madagascar has risen close to 100, and the Red Cross has warned that growing stigma attached to the disease could undermine efforts to contain the outbreak.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Yaounde -The death toll from the plague which is spreading in Madagascar has risen close to 100, and the Red Cross has warned that growing stigma attached to the disease could undermine efforts to contain the outbreak.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Statelessness Affects Millions. Madagascar Is Tackling the Problem

[The Conversation Africa] Three years ago the United Nations took steps to try and address the issue of statelessness by putting in place a 10-point plan that aims to reduce the number of people who are not recognised as a national by any state.

[The Conversation Africa] Three years ago the United Nations took steps to try and address the issue of statelessness by putting in place a 10-point plan that aims to reduce the number of people who are not recognised as a national by any state.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

CAF President’s Condolences Following Death of Former President of Madagascar

[CAF] The death of the former President of the Republic of Madagascar, Albert Zafy, 90 years old, at the Saint Pierre Hospital in Réunion Island, where he had been urgently admitted, is an immensely sad news.

[CAF] The death of the former President of the Republic of Madagascar, Albert Zafy, 90 years old, at the Saint Pierre Hospital in Réunion Island, where he had been urgently admitted, is an immensely sad news.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Chinese Businesses Donate for Madagascar’s Fight Against Plague

[Focac] Antananarivo -The association of Chinese traders and entrepreneurs in Madagascar (ACECMA) made a financial donation on Friday evening for Madagascar’s fight against a deadly plague.

[Focac] Antananarivo -The association of Chinese traders and entrepreneurs in Madagascar (ACECMA) made a financial donation on Friday evening for Madagascar's fight against a deadly plague.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Health Officials Battle to Contain Pneumonic Plague

[This is Africa] The island of Madagascar has been experiencing annual plague outbreaks since 1980. This year however, a worse form of plague, pneumonic plague has hit the country and it has health officials battling to contain it.

[This is Africa] The island of Madagascar has been experiencing annual plague outbreaks since 1980. This year however, a worse form of plague, pneumonic plague has hit the country and it has health officials battling to contain it.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

SA Takes Measures Against Plague

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa has taken several measures to prevent the importation of an outbreak of a plague into the country following the confirmation of 449 cases in Madagascar.

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa has taken several measures to prevent the importation of an outbreak of a plague into the country following the confirmation of 449 cases in Madagascar.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Highly Contagious Plague in Madagascar Kills Dozens

[Deutsche Welle] Madagascar is struggling to contain an outbreak of plague in several cities. Over 20 people have died. Plague can be treated when diagnosed early, says WHO Madagascar country representative Charlotte Ndiaye.

[Deutsche Welle] Madagascar is struggling to contain an outbreak of plague in several cities. Over 20 people have died. Plague can be treated when diagnosed early, says WHO Madagascar country representative Charlotte Ndiaye.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar