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WHO, UNICEF rushing to address cholera outbreak in Yemen

Archived, 9 days ago From xinhuanet.com 

Beijing, CHINA - The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) are taking forceful measures to address cholera outbreak in Yemen, a UN spokesperson said Friday.

UNICEF, WHO, and their partners have reached nearly 3 ...

Falmouth girl donates hair and £900 to Little Princess Trust

Archived, 9 days ago From falmouthpacket.co.uk 

Falmouth, U K - A Falmouth girl was so determined to help children with cancer that she grew her hair for a year, so that she could donate a whole wigs-worth.

Chloe Walton decided to donate her hair to the Little Princess Trust, a charity which provid ...

Starkey Foundation provides gift of hearing to dozens in SKN

Archived, 12 days ago From thestkittsnevisobserver.com 

Nevis, West Indies - Dozens of individuals in St. Kitts and Nevis who have difficulty hearing have been given the gift of sound by the Starkey Hearing Foundation, which hosted a clinic in St. Kitts and Nevis on Wednesday and Thursday.

The Starkey Foundatio ...

MEMS students shave for St. Baldrick's

Archived, 12 days ago From benningtonbanner.com 

Bennington, VERMONT - Summer vacation is the perfect time to lose your locks, and for students at Manchester Elementary and Middle School (MEMS) a shaved head holds a little extra meaning. On Friday the school hosted its annual head-shaving event to support the St. Baldri ...

Thousands of children at risk as cases of cholera spike across Horn of Africa

Archived, 12 days ago From worldvision.org.uk 

Milton Keynes, U K - Thousands of children are at risk of cholera and other diseases following heavy rains in the Horn of Africa, humanitarian organisation World Vision warns today.

A cholera and Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) outbreak is likely to worsen, th ...

Race For Life: Hundreds turn out to Wolverhampton's West Park for annual run

Archived, 13 days ago From expressandstar.com 

Wolverhampton, U K - Runners and walkers completed the 5km distance to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

The race was started by Charlie Dryden and her two-year-old son Carter, who celebrated his birthday last week.

Two years ago they went ...

American Diabetes Association, Walmart team up for 'Wellness Day'

Archived, 13 days ago From pharmacytimes.com 

Cranbury, NEW JERSEY - Officials with Walmart are teaming up with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) to offer support to people who are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

On June 17, as part of their annual Wellness Day, Walmart will offer free hea ...

Syrian polio outbreak hits global effort to eradicate virus

Archived, 13 days ago From channelnewsasia.com 

Singapore, SINGAPORE - A polio outbreak has been confirmed in an area of Syria partly held by Islamic State, the first re-emergence of the virus in Syria since 2014, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and the World Health Organization said on Thursday.


Thousands of Canadians walking with JDRF to find a cure for type 1 diabetes

Archived, 13 days ago From marketwired.com 

Toronto, CANADA - On June 11 and other selected dates this month, over 40,000 Canadians across the country will rally together at the 2017 JDRF TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes, to raise awareness and funds and help change the face of type 1 diabetes (T1D) forever. This ye ...

Charity offers free cleft palate and lip surgeries in UAE

Archived, 13 days ago From gulfnews.com 

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - A charitable group will soon offer free corrective surgeries to children in the UAE born with cleft lips and palates.

The free surgeries will be designated for children from needy families who cannot afford the procedures, and will be ...

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