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    Age-related cataracts are responsible for 51% of world blindness, about 20 million people. Globally, cataracts cause moderate to severe disability in 53.8 million people, 52.2 million of whom live in...
    Last Post 13-Aug-15 - Started 13-Aug-15
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    Incidence of both non-melanoma and melanoma skin cancers has been increasing over the past decades. Key causes include depletion of the ozone layer, and recreational overexposure of people to sun (UV...
    Last Post 25-Oct-15 - Started 11-Aug-15
  • For about one US Dollar a combined measles and rubella vaccine can be purchased and administer (2014 estimate). However, some local governments lack sufficient funds for large scale vaccination campaigns....
    Last Post 20-Apr-15 - Started 20-Apr-15
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    Rubella, also known as "German Measles", is a viral infection with generally mild symptoms; however, it can have serious consequences for pregnant women and their children. Women infected with rubella in the...
    Last Post 20-Apr-15 - Started 18-Apr-15
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    Diarroeal diseases is the second leading cause of death in children below age five. Each year diarrhea kills 760 000 children under five (World Health Organization stats). Key ways to reduce incidence of...
    Last Post 19-Aug-15 - Started 31-Jan-15
  • Label image for Adoption of Personal-Portable Water Filters
    Filters that can be easily carried by a person traveling by foot, to enable filtering water from sources along the way or at various destinations, for personal consumption.
    Last Post 24-Aug-15 - Started 29-Jan-15
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    Deaths from measles (and rubella) have been greatly reduced over the past few years. A 78% reduction in deaths was achieved between 2000 and 2012 through large vaccination campaigns like the Measles and...
    Last Post 28-Jul-15 - Started 23-Oct-14
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    The number of deaths in children under five worldwide declined from 12.7 million in 1990 to 6.3 million in 2013, in spite of population growth (UN estimates). Such progress results from diverse efforts to...
    Last Post 18-Apr-15 - Started 22-Oct-14
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    Millions of people die worldwide every year (56 million in 2012). Approximately 50% of those deaths are caused by 9 major diseases, in order of incidence: ischemic heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive...
    Last Post 17-Aug-15 - Started 21-Oct-14