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

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
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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

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
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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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  • Ebola Who’s to blame?

    Wed, 13 Aug 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

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    Claudia Hammond questions the effectiveness of both national and international responses to West Africa’s Ebola outbreak.

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  • Breast milk, Ebola and Rehydration

    Wed, 6 Aug 14

    Duration:
    27 mins

    Available:
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    Why breast milk may offer protection against HIV transmission, lessons from past outbreaks of Ebola and the invention of lifesaving rehydration treatment.

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