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Sarah Michelle Gellar parties on the pier, helps raise $1 million for charity

Archived, 10 days ago From variety.com 

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA - It was the hottest ticket in town Sunday afternoon, both literally and figuratively, as a sold-out crowd of 2,000 descended on the Santa Monica Pier to raise funds for the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. The 16th Annual Mattel Party on the Pier rais ...

WHO helping Bhutan battle NCDs, including heart disease and diabetes

Archived, 10 days ago From who.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - “It was by sheer luck that I attended a meeting and heard what this health worker had to say, all of which exactly matched with what I had been suffering for the previous 2 months,’’ says Boko, who was subsequently diagnosed with hypertension and dia ...

Brooke Vincent, Kara Tointon and Jo Wood are transformed into fairytale princesses for breast cancer campaign

Archived, 10 days ago From dailymail.co.uk 

London, U K - As Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off, five famous faces have pledged their support by being transformed into pretty pink princesses.

Kara Tointon, Brooke Vincent and Jo Wood were among those transported to a magical land and give ...

Fighting childhood malnutrition: Resource-rich African countries rise to the challenge

Archived, 10 days ago From unicef.org 

New York, NEW YORK - The Republic of Congo, Guinea, Mali and Niger today announced a new fund for the fight against malnutrition. The announcement was made at the launch of UNITLIFE, a new innovative financing mechanism that uses micro levies from extractive industries t ...

MSF supports measles campaign in Kobane

Archived, 10 days ago From doctorswithoutborders.org 

New York, NEW YORK - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) supported the Kobane Health Administration in implementing a nine-day measles vaccination campaign in the Kobane canton of northern Syria in Au ...

MSF brings medicines and basic care to a remote area in the north-eastern province of Vakaga

Archived, 11 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF) emergency team in the Central African Republic (CAR) has carried out a brief intervention in the remote north-eastern province of Vakaga, where humanitarian aid has been scarce despite the clear effects of years of con ...

Zendaya dedicates her birthday to helping three brothers who lost their parents to AIDS

Archived, 11 days ago From people.com 

New York, NEW YORK - All Zendaya wants for her birthday is to do good.

The actress, singer, dancer and overall queen of empowerment celebrated her 19th birthday on Sept. 1 by launching a CrowdRise fundraiser to help three South African brothers who lost t ...

150 runners at Huddersfield's first ever colour run in Linthwaite for Ruddi's Retreat

Archived, 11 days ago From examiner.co.uk 

Huddersfield, U K - Linthwaite was painted blue and yellow at Huddersfield’s first colour run.

Clouds of paint dust even obscured the sun when it was thrown into the air by 150 excited runners who had signed up to the Minion-themed event at Broad Oak Cric ...

Doctors treat new wave of asylum seekers

Archived, 11 days ago From todayonline.com 

Caldecott Broadcast Centre, Andrew Road, SINGAPORE - Doctors are treating small children for exposure as dropping temperatures worsen the plight of asylum-seekers walking for days in hopes of reaching sanctuary in Europe.

A new group of migrants crossed into Croatia late yesterday (Sept ...

Rotary Club holds medical screening exercise in Accra

Archived, 11 days ago From news.peacefmonline.com 

Accra, GHANA - Over three hundred people living within Adjiringanor and its surrounding areas in Accra on Saturday 26th September 2015 received free medical care as part of a medical outreach programme organised by the Rotary Club of Accra – East Legon.

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