Also in Global Health: Kid sexual abuse in Zimbabwe; dengue outbreak in Cape Verde; program reduces waste materials in Kenya slums Mail & Guardian Examines Sexual Misuse Of Children In Zimbabwe The Mail & Guardian examines the way the ‘economic collapse’ in Zimbabwe has contributed to growing numbers of children falling victims to sexual abuse urinary tract .’ The article examines other contributing elements to the sexual abuse of kids in Zimbabwe and a recently available plan that aims to create schools safe areas for Zimbabwe’s children . Medical Group Arrives In Cape Verde TO GREATLY HELP With Dengue Outbreak Cape Verdean authorities on Mon announced a global medical team got arrived on Western island state ‘to fight a dengue fever epidemic which has killed six and is usually suspected to have strike 12,000 in a country of simply over 400,000 inhabitants,’ Reuters reports .
Ambry Genetics awarded CSP status for Agilent’s SureSelect Target Enrichment System Agilent Systems Inc. and Ambry Genetics today announced that Ambry is the first organization to attain Certified COMPANY position for Agilent’s SureSelect Focus on Enrichment System for next-generation sequencing. SureSelect, introduced in February 2009, has been shown to greatly increase the speed and cost-efficiency of next-era sequencing workflows used in life science research by allowing experiments to focus on genomic regions of interest rather than sequencing the complete genome. Ambry was awarded CSP position for the SureSelect Target Enrichment System after demonstrating a higher level of proficiency using the system with the Illumina Genome Analyzer.