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UNICEF interventions helped reduce malnutrition fatalities – Nutritionist

14 hours ago From vanguardngr.com  View Original Article

Lagos, NIGERIA - A nutritionist, Mrs. Bitrus Nacha of Nassarawo Primary Health Care Centre (PHC) in Yola, has lauded UNICEF for its efforts at reducing the malnutrition burden in Adamawa. Nacha, who is the Nutrition Focal Person at the Outpatients Therapeutic Centre ...

Stars ‘Smile’ for charity

15 hours ago From pagesix.com  View Original Article

New York City, NEW YORK - Acclaimed photographer and artist Brian Bowen Smith shot a host of New York and LA notables in a special project for charity.

Bowen Smith’s fine art prints usually sell for thousands, but he shot stars and socialites including Heidi Kl ...

UAE rushes urgent cholera treatment supplies to Yemen

16 hours ago From gulftoday.ae  View Original Article

Sharjah, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The United Arab Emirates has delivered urgent medical assistance to the southern governorates in Yemen to help in efforts to contain the cholera outbreak.

The UAE answered a humanitarian appeal by the World Health Organisation, WHO, an ...

Hundreds turn out to run Caernarfon Race for Life

16 hours ago From dailypost.co.uk  View Original Article

Colwyn Bay, U K - More than 800 woman and girls took part in the Race for Life in Caernarfon today.

Then town's mayor, Cllr Ioan Thomas, officially opened the raice which raises money for Cancer Research UK

The women, most dressed in pink ...

Aids candlelight memorial continues to fight stigma in society

18 hours ago From sabc.co.za  View Original Article

Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - People living with HIV and AIDS, but often too afraid to speak out and seek help, have thrown been a lifeline during the AIDS Candlelight Memorial in Atteridgeville, west of Pretoria.

The Candlelight Memorial is an annual event held on ...

Fewer women in Virginia opting to deliver babies before 39 weeks

19 hours ago From dailypress.com  View Original Article

Newport News, VIRGINIA - Fewer mothers are having early elective deliveries in Virginia after a statewide effort to reduce them, the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association announced.

Elective early delivery is an option to give birth before 39 weeks for ...

MSF continues to provide medical care to migrants and refugees detained in Tripoli

Archived, 2 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continued to provide lifesaving and primary healthcare to refugees and migrants detained in the capital Tripoli during the first quarter of 2017.

More than 4,000 medical consultations took place in seven ...

StarTimes enters into partnership with UNAIDS to help Africa fight AIDS epidemic

Archived, 2 days ago From businessdayonline.com 

Lagos, NIGERIA - Africa’s digital TV operator StarTimes and UNAIDS have formally established a partnership with signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Beijing tackle AIDS epidemic.

According to the MOU, the two parties created a strategic part ...

UNAIDS roots for HIV vaccine

Archived, 2 days ago From newvision.co.ug 

Kampala, UGANDA - The joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has called for continued research to find a vaccine for HIV.

“Although there have been significant discoveries in the field of vaccine research and development, there is still no ...

Charity launches app to help women move forward after breast cancer

Archived, 2 days ago From charitydigitalnews.co.uk 

London, U K - Breast Cancer Care has launched the first app of its kind to help people move forward after a breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.

The innovative Breast Cancer Care App (BECCA) provides trustworthy and tailored information and suppor ...

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