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MCG student hunts sickle cell in Africa

...his doctorate. Now, he is headed to Africa for 10 months to help one of the poorest...patients worldwide are thought to be in Africa, but determining the true rate in Malawi...patients is five years in sub-Saharan Africa, which includes Malawi, he said. Those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-25/mcg-student-hunts-sickle-cel
At US-Africa summit, Obama announces $33 billion in new commitments to Africa

...strengthen America's financial foothold in Africa, President Obama announced $33 billion...Tuesday aimed at shifting U.S. ties with Africa beyond humanitarian aid and toward more...Coca-Cola and General Electric, underscoring Africa's growing appeal to businesses. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-05/us-africa-summit-obama-ann
Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

...wall. The cornerstone is a cardboard box labeled "PCs for Africa."The amount of electronic waste generated globally last year...near the end of their life cycles, like the box of "PCs for Africa" sitting in the warehouse. Public initiatives like school...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-22/dead-floppy-drive-kenya-re
Evans native helps Syrian refugees

...and he has been carefully following the events in the Middle East.Earlier this month, he returned from a trip to North Africa and the Middle East to do research for his book.While there, he wanted to reach out to the refugees of the combat in Syria...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-08-22/evans-native-helps-syria
Fear outweighs risk of Ebola, experts say

...board members.The lethal outbreak in Africa has prompted a lot of unneeded fear even...The problem with the outbreak in West Africa, where nearly 2,000 people have been...with travelers from those areas of West Africa who show up with a fever. In Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-17/fear-outweighs-risk-ebola-ex
Augusta hospitals monitor, prep for Ebola

...abreast of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and keep up with what health agencies...worst doctor-to-patient ratios in West Africa, as much as 86,000 patients per physician...that the disease can spread beyond West Africa to places like Europe and North America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/augusta-hospitals-monitor-pr
Emory Ebola patients reported recovered, released

...priest, who died, and three doctors in Africa, who have been improving.Writebol's...Brantly got from a young Ebola survivor in Africa was helpful."Experimental means exactly...nurses provided rigorous care, and West Africa, where the virus has killed more than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-21/emory-ebola-patients-reporte
Ebola concerns: Q&A

The recent Ebola outbreak in west Africa and the transport of two American citizens with the virus back from Africa to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta...American diagnosed with Ebola from west Africa to this country cause an outbreak here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-08/ebola-concerns-qa
Ebola toll might 'vastly underestimate' outbreak

...is evidence the numbers of dead and sickened by Ebola in West Africa might "vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak...has overwhelmed the already strained health systems in West Africa and raised questions about whether authorities are doing enough...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/ebola-toll-might-vastly-underestima
Stand with Palestinians

...country would be if that money had been invested back into this nation we all call home.Just as the world boycotted South Africa until they ended apartheid, we need to do the same for Israel. I say "for" Israel because, until the world stands up to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-15/stand-palestinians