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The lack of medical infrastructure in Mauritania means many locals resort to traditional medicine based on plants and minerals. Officially a 'complement' of conventional practices, homeopaths and healers are often the only healthcare they have access to. Duration: 01:39.
The lack of medical infrastructure in Mauritania means many locals resort to traditional medicine based on plants and minerals. Officially a 'complement' of conventional practices, homeopaths and healers are often the only health care they have access to. A Natural Sound Version of an AFPTV report.
The video shows how Santé Sans Frontière (SSF), an NGO based in Mauritania, provides health care via a fleet of mobile health trucks to rural areas in the largely desert country. Dr. Ly Ciré, the founder of SSF, narrates the video. Kinross Gold -- a major investor in Mauritania through our Tasiast mine - provides support to SSF.
Women throughout the western world continue to dabble with new diets to lose weight, in Mauritania though parents force-feed their daughters to make them bigger. Putting on weight is a sure way for young girls to find good husbands and succeed in life. RTD travels to Mauritania to explore the tradition of Leblouh – force-feeding little girls to help them achieve the local standard of beauty. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news networ...
The West African country is a haven for fishermen. Its waters are filled with a diverse abundance of fish, attracting migrant workers from neighbouring Senegal and Gambia. But it also attracts illegal fishing trawlers from even further. CCTV's Maria Galang spent an afternoon at Port de Peche in the capital, a workplace for many of Nouakchott's minority groups.
Malian refugees began arriving in Mauritania in February 2012; today, almost 70,000 people are living in Mbera camp alone. There, they are far from the conflict, but living conditions are difficult and many children are becoming malnourished. Though the camp is far from the conflict, living conditions here are precarious. Since the start of the year, the number of malnourished children has more than doubled. Close to 170,000 refugees now live in the countries bordering Mali. They hear the stories of the continuing violence back in Mali. They will not return home any time soon.
Mauritania's efforts to combat the spread of the HIV is paying off, with more people seeking testing and treatment. For more information, please visit: World Bank in Africa http://go.worldbank.org/VJ7PSXVTP0 World Bank in Mauritania http://go.worldbank.org/8UVB0HXY90
A Rural development program in Mauritania is putting decision making in villagers' hands and allowing them to invest in their communities. The program is leading to improved infrastructure and better lives for thousands of countryside residents. Rural development program in Mauritania is putting decision making in villagers' hands and allowing them to invest in their communities. The program is leading to improved infrastructure and better lives for thousands of countryside residents. For more information, please visit: World Bank in Africa http://go.worldbank.org/VJ7PSXVTP0 World Bank in Mauritania http://go.worldbank.org/8UVB0HXY90 To learn more about the food crisis, visit http://www.worldbank.org/foodcrisis
Drought and poverty over the years have sent tens of thousands of Mauritanians flocking to the country's cities in search of better life. Many of them live in shantytowns, with little or no basic services. A government project is now working to improve the conditions for these people, beginning with improved housing, health and education. For more information, please visit: World Bank in Africa http://go.worldbank.org/VJ7PSXVTP0 World Bank in Mauritania http://go.worldbank.org/8UVB0HXY90
Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, is a town built around a well of the same name, where camel herders used to go and water their flock. Today, it suffers from a serious water problem, as Sidi Al Moktar Sheiguer explains: "You know, our city is in a basin. It's below sea level and the smallest tsunami would, quite simply, totally flood the capital. Nouakchott has no pipeline, no sanitation system or diversion for trickling sewage water. And that water has to find a place to stagnate, which… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/07/22/mauritania-water-crisis-in-nouakchott euronews discover brings you reports on world culture and amazing events - every video is a destination. Where next? Subscribe to get our new videos: http://bit.ly/R8LUvB Made by euronews, the most watched news...
Kinross partners with Project C.U.R.E – the world’s largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to the developing world – to provide health facilities near our mines in Mauritania and Ghana with vital medical supplies. Our goal is to donate US$9.5 million in supplies by 2018.
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Mauritania is rehousing thousands of slum-dwelling families as it tries to eradicate slums around the capital by 2012. But it could become a never ending struggle, as families sell off their homes and move back to desert.Duration:01:42
Kinross Gold Corporation is a proud sponsor of a fleet of mobile health trucks covering rural and remote areas in Mauritania. For us, it's about being more than just a good neighbour. It's the Kinross Way. Learn more about how Kinross engages with communities by visiting www.kinross.com/corporate-responsibility
In the past 60 years, Nouakchott has grown from a city of 500 to one of over 1 million inhabitants. Now extreme weather and erosion are threatening the safety and health of the city's population. For more videos go to: http://www.dw.com/en/top-stories/environment/s-11798
Birds, fish and crocodiles are returning to the Diawling National Park. Mauritanians have long believed these species were gone for good. But the creation of the national park and sustainable water management have improved the situation. For more on this topic, go to: http://p.dw.com/p/2nN7d