Daily Archives : 27th July 2010

NGO reaches milestone in River Blindness treatment

NGO reaches milestone in River Blindness treatment

Onchocerciasis (more commonly known as River Blindness) is one of the biggest causes of blindness in Africa, yet the continent’s continued struggle against the neglected tropical disease (NTD) goes largely unnoticed. However, the growth of the ailment is being stunted…

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Kenya: Torture and Detention victims compensated

Kenya: Torture and Detention victims compensated

The High Court awarded victims of torture and detention without trial staggering financial reparations and set a precedent that could see hundreds of victims seek similar remuneration. In the strongest message ever to the state on the dangers of violating…

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