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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.
In Mauritania putting on weight is a certain way for young girls to find husbands and secure their future. The tradition that is called ''Leblouh'' and goes back to the 11th century, however nowadays younger generations of people are leaning towards Western beauty standards and beginning to question whether force-feeding can cause health problems. Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/inthenowrt Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/INTHENOWRT https://twitter.com/ANOWRT Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/inthenowrt/ Follow us on VINE: https://vine.co/INTHENOWRT
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...
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
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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with visiting Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz in Beijing on Monday, reaching a consensus to develop friendly relationship and inject fresh momentum to bilateral cooperation. Xi welcomed Aziz for his state visit to China and attendance to the opening of the China-Arab States Expo held in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Xi said that as good friends and partners, the two countries have always adhered to mutual trust and cooperation since they established diplomatic relationship half a century ago. The two countries have the common aspiration of development and are facing similar challenges despite their different conditions, said Xi, who therefore urged them to continue their close cooperation. C...