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Vaccine coalition to target emerging infectious diseases

2 hours ago From chemistryworld.com  View Original Article

Cambridge, U K - Fund attempting to raise $1 billion to develop vaccines before an epidemic strikes

A new global coalition, launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos on 18 January, is seeking proposals from researchers and companies to develop vacc ...

Surgeons work round the clock to treat victims of Nigerian refugee camp bombing

5 hours ago From postguam.com  View Original Article

Tamuning, Guam - Lying in a bed in the surgical ward of a hospital in northeast Nigeria, his torso barely visible under heavy bandaging, a 10-year-old boy stares blankly at the ceiling as nurses rush past.

Badly burned all over his upper body, and stab ...

Vaccine program seeks to fight cancer

6 hours ago From phnompenhpost.com  View Original Article

Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - More than 13,000 9-year-old girls in Cambodia will receive an HPV vaccine over the next two years as part of a new program seeking to reduce the country’s dismal cervical cancer rates.

The Ministry of Health on Friday launched a demons ...

YMCA program aids in stroke recovery

8 hours ago From norwichgazette.com  View Original Article

Woodstock, CANADA - At 81, Victor Gossman could become known as the poster man for post-stroke recovery.

Less than a year after suffering a stroke, Gossman is back woodworking, walking and even playing golf at Northridge municipal golf course.

£11,000 raised by Cambs firm workers for Mind charity - and how the sum was doubled by generous company bosses

10 hours ago From wisbechstandard.co.uk  View Original Article

March, U K - The total has been match-funded by ARM, to make the final donation total £23,611.

The auction of almost 130 lots took place in November. All the lots were posted on ARM’s internal social networking service, with employees invited to su ...

Samaritan's Purse opens new hospital in Mosul

Archived, 2 days ago From ecumenicalnews.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Evangelical humanitarian aid group Samaritan's Purse further extended their support to the war-torn area of Iraq by opening a new field hospital, just six miles outside the city of Mosul last week. The hospital now serves as the medical facility clos ...

Sight loss charity receives £10k boost

Archived, 2 days ago From lep.co.uk 

Preston, U K - Galloway’s Society for the Blind is celebrating another successful year of fund-raising in partnership with St George’s Shopping Centre.

Throughout 2016 volunteers from the charity have held collections in St George’s, amounting to mo ...

TOWIE star Lydia encourages people to unite and support people with cancer

Archived, 2 days ago From echo-news.co.uk 

Basildon, U K - The Only Way is Essex star Lydia Bright is encouraging people to unite and support people with breast cancer.

She is urging people to wear a pink unity band on World Cancer Day, February 4.

The 26-year-old reality TV sta ...

IOM opens mental health resource centres to aid displaced in northeast Nigeria

Archived, 3 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - IOM has built mental health resource centres in nine locations across northeastern Nigeria to assist and support thousands of people who have fled the Boko Haram insurgency, and the local communities who are hosting them.

The centres a ...

Kylie Jenner's lip kits raise $500,000 for children's charity

Archived, 3 days ago From belfasttelegraph.co.uk 

Belfast, U K - Kylie Jenner's limited edition lip kit has helped the reality TV star raise almost $500,000 (£414,200) to help children born with cleft palates.

Kim Kardashian's teenage sister has established herself as a cosmetics mogul since launchi ...

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