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February 27, 1989
Most of Sudan's doctors stopped working and said they will resign in a week unless the government acts to end shortages of basic medical supplies. Abdul Rahman Abul Kul, chief of the Physicians' Assn. of Sudan, led 1,000 of the striking physicians on a march through Khartoum, the capital, to the Ministry of Health. The physicians said they are protesting the lack of such supplies as disposable syringes, antibiotics and medications such as insulin.
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May 8, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Meningitis has killed more than 1,500 people in Sudan during the last six months, and the disease has spread to two more provinces, a health official said. New cases of meningitis are being reported in the provinces of Nahr el-Nil and Shamalia, in addition to the 18 provinces in eastern, western and central Sudan where 1,513 people have died, the official said.
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May 8, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
Meningitis has killed more than 1,500 people in Sudan during the last six months, and the disease has spread to two more provinces, a health official said. New cases of meningitis are being reported in the provinces of Nahr el-Nil and Shamalia, in addition to the 18 provinces in eastern, western and central Sudan where 1,513 people have died, the official said.
NEWS
February 27, 1989
Most of Sudan's doctors stopped working and said they will resign in a week unless the government acts to end shortages of basic medical supplies. Abdul Rahman Abul Kul, chief of the Physicians' Assn. of Sudan, led 1,000 of the striking physicians on a march through Khartoum, the capital, to the Ministry of Health. The physicians said they are protesting the lack of such supplies as disposable syringes, antibiotics and medications such as insulin.
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April 4, 1988
Hospitals were jammed with patients in Khartoum as a deadly meningitis epidemic gripped the capital of Sudan. Official figures show that 4,000 of the capital's 4 million people have the disease. The government on March 15 said 82 people had died of meningitis throughout the country. No further death toll has been given, but press reports say the figure is now well over 100. Health officials said 250 new cases were reported every day in the last week of March.
NEWS
April 4, 1988
Hospitals were jammed with patients in Khartoum as a deadly meningitis epidemic gripped the capital of Sudan. Official figures show that 4,000 of the capital's 4 million people have the disease. The government on March 15 said 82 people had died of meningitis throughout the country. No further death toll has been given, but press reports say the figure is now well over 100. Health officials said 250 new cases were reported every day in the last week of March.
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