Health Check

Health Check

The BBC World Service's weekly round up of global health stories and topical issues in medicine.

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  • Ebola vaccine; non-surgical circumcision; teeth cleaning and new MDGs

    Wed, 17 Sep 14

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    27 mins

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    Ebola vaccine trails; non-surgical circumcision in Rwanda; teeth cleaning advice and new Millennium development goals

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  • Pilots and skin cancer; awareness under anaesthesia, malaria

    Wed, 10 Sep 14

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    Pilots and skin cancer. Awareness under anaesthesia. Gold mining and malaria.

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  • E cigarette debate, Ebola questions answered

    Wed, 3 Sep 14

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    E cigarette debate, your Ebola questions answered and banning Xenon and Argon use in athletes.

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  • Cancer in pregnancy; football for the homeless; gestational diabetes and the stethoscope

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

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    Cancer in pregnancy; football for the homeless; gestational diabetes and alternatives to the stethoscope

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  • Ebola's impact

    Wed, 20 Aug 14

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    How Ebola virus disease in West Africa is affecting health services throughout the region, already struggling to deal with seasonal cholera and malaria outbreaks.

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