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Firefighters Tackle Second Wildfire In northern England

Archived, 49 days ago From  

U K - Firefighters in northern England launched a "large-scale attack" on a new moorland blaze Sunday, as emergency responders continued to battle another nearby wildfire that has been burning all week. ...

Time To Stop And Think About Balloons Risk To Wildlife

Archived, 70 days ago From  

Campaign groups are calling for a ban on large-scale balloon releases to save wildlife being killed by the waste. ...

Cape May firefighters support MDA with annual Fill the Boot Drive

Archived, 416 days ago From shorenewstoday.com 

Marmora, NEW JERSEY - The Cape May Fire Department Professional Firefighters Local 3495 will show their support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as its members kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help kids and adults with muscular dystrop ...

UNICEF airlifts lifesaving supplies to Yemen to combat cholera as cases surpass 200,000

Archived, 416 days ago From unicef.org.au 

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - Three UNICEF charter planes have delivered 36 tons of lifesaving medical and water purification supplies to Yemen to scale up efforts to combat the world’s worst cholera outbreak.

The supplies included 750,000 sachets of Oral Rehydr ...

Artificial limbs give Yemenis new lease of life

Archived, 416 days ago From gulfnews.com 

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - When flying from Yemen to India in April for treatment, Hassan Abdullah Ahmad’s left leg had already been amputated and he was told that his right leg would meet the same fate.

However, the 33-year-old man was fortunate that his righ ...

MSF welcomes WHO’s decision to include snakebite on its Neglected Tropical Diseases List

Archived, 416 days ago From gurtong.net 

Juba, South Sudan - Despite the fact that snakebite is estimated to kill over 100,000 people every year—more than any other disease on the list— there are hardly any resources to prevent and treat it, with very limited access to life-saving anti-venom therapy.

Healthcare on the frontlines of the fight for Mosul

Archived, 416 days ago From mg.co.za 

Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - When Ahmed* arrived at Doctors Without Borders’ (MSF) field hospital south of the Iraqi city of Mosul, many of the hospital’s staff burst into tears. For years, Ahmed, a skilled nurse, had been their colleague, caring for the sick and injured of ...

Rotary International, Gates Foundation increase commitments to end polio

Archived, 418 days ago From oshawaexpress.ca 

Oshawa, CANADA - Rotary International’s efforts to end polio have received another multi-million dollar boost through a partnership with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Recently at the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, it was announced ...

Cancer Research charity awards an extra £5m to Newcastle-based scientists for fight against childhood cancers

Archived, 418 days ago From thenorthernecho.co.uk 

Darlington, U K - Scientists in the region have been awarded £5 million funding for groundbreaking research to treat childhood cancers.

Three research teams at the Cancer Research UK Newcastle Centre have been awarded funding to develop new breakthroug ...

Doctors Without Borders urges India's Modi to remain committed to affordable medicines during White House meeting

Archived, 418 days ago From doctorswithoutborders.org 

New York, NEW YORK - As U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet at the White House today, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned that U.S. pressure on India to change its drug regulatory and patent system could re ...

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