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Jog-a-thon raises money for March of Dimes

42 hours ago From bullardcharger.com  View Original Article

Burnsville, MINNESOTA - More than 200 Bullard students took part in a Jog-a-thon fundraiser on campus last Friday. The event was hosted by the Leadership class during fourth period in support of the March of Dimes.

The organization raises money to help premat ...

Mount’s ‘St. Baldrick’s’ raises $750 to fight childhood cancer

Archived, 2 days ago From hudsonvalleynewsnetwork.com 

Poughkeepsie, NEW YORK - It was hair today, gone tomorrow for Mount Saint Mary College students, faculty, and staff during the St. Baldrick’s Foundation head shaving on April 20.

The hair-razing event, organized by journalism and English student Tanner Tait of ...

UN migration agency, partners redouble efforts to ‘End Malaria for Good’

Archived, 2 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Today (25 April), IOM, the UN Migration Agency joins the World Health Organization (WHO), the Roll Back Malaria Partnership and other partners to End Malaria for Good, and bring attention to how the burden of malaria continues to be greatest in the l ...

Malaria: Kenya, Ghana and Malawi get first vaccine

Archived, 2 days ago From bbc.com 

London, U K - The RTS,S vaccine trains the immune system to attack the malaria parasite, which is spread by mosquito bites.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said the jab had the potential to save tens of thousands of lives.

But it ...

$50 mln partnership to protect kids from measles, rubella – AP, UNICEF join hands to save children

Archived, 2 days ago From arabtimesonline.com 

Al Asimah, KUWAIT - Alwaleed Philanthropies Global, chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and UNICEF announce today a $50 million partnership to help achieve a world where no child dies from measles or is born with severe disabilities caused by ...

Ethiopia: Thousands hit by outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea during worst drought for decades

Archived, 2 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - An important outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea is sweeping through Doolo zone, in Ethiopia’s Somali region, exacerbated by one of the worst droughts in 30 years. In response, teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are working alongside Ethiopian ...

UNFPA in conjunction with MOH carrying out Fistula operations in Aweil, South Sudan

Archived, 3 days ago From oyetimes.com 

Brampton, CANADA - This comes after a mobilization was carried out by the State hospital in mid-March this year. In response, 39 patients out of 150 registered cases have turned up for operations which will take 2-3 weeks.

United Nations Populations Fund ...

WHO, Pfizer seek acceleration of global access to vaccines

Archived, 3 days ago From guardian.ng 

Lagos, NIGERIA - Following the ongoing Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) epidemic in Nigeria and as part of activities to mark the World Immunisation Week (WIW), April 24 to 30, Pfizer pharmaceuticals and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have called for acceleration ...

Newcastle Emlyn mental health charity backs Princes William and Harry

Archived, 3 days ago From tivysideadvertiser.co.uk 

Haverfordwest, U K - A Newcastle Emlyn-based charity has welcomed the moves by Prince William and Prince Harry to speak out on mental health issues.

HUTS Workshop, at Teifi Terrace, Adpar, is the only charity of its kind in West Wales supporting adults wit ...

IOM assists Paraguay’s push for ‘Malaria-Free country’ certification

Archived, 3 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is supporting Paraguay to achieve World Health Organization (WHO) certification as a malaria free country. To achieve this important certification, IOM is working closely with Paraguay’s Ministry of ...

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