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MSF demands UN give more space to displaced in Malakal amid 'deplorable' conditions

Archived, 10 days ago From radiotamazuj.org 

Juba, SUDAN - 48,000 civilians sheltering in the United Nations base in Malakal, South Sudan face deplorable conditions because the UN has only provided half a square kilometer of space for them to live in, MSF said.

The international medical charit ...

MSF treats 60 people wounded in grenade explosions

Archived, 11 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treated 60 injured people at its trauma centre on Monday, 16 November 2015, after grenades exploded in several Bujumbura neighbourhoods.

“On Monday morning, we treated nearly 60 wounded people in the e ...

William and Kate to make Welsh trip to visit mental health charities in North Wales

Archived, 11 days ago From walesonline.co.uk 

Cardiff, U K - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will travel to North Wales this week to meet people who use art as an expression of their mental health experiences.

According to Mind, the UK mental health charity, Prince William and his wife Kate wi ...

Canberra girl cuts off 'Rapunzel hair' for charity

Archived, 11 days ago From canberratimes.com.au 

Canberra, AUSTRALIA - Kayley Bencke was often called Rapunzel for the long, luscious hair which fell below her waist.

While some seven-year-olds would cry at the thought of losing hair that length, Kayley smiled as she held her 60-centimetre pigtails at a W ...

Make-A-Wish grants Brownsburg teen private basketball half court

Archived, 11 days ago From fox59.com 

Indianapolis, INDIANA - Have you ever had such severe back pain, you couldn't play your favorite sport? Now imagine you're a teenager and that back pain comes from a tumor on your spine.

14-year-old Will Copeland was very active until he got sick. The Brownsb ...

MSF launches vaccine pricing petition aimed at Pfizer, GSK

Archived, 11 days ago From fiercevaccines.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Pfizer ($PFE) and GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) are facing a new round of pressure over their pneumonia vaccine prices this week from a familiar agency. Médecins Sans Frontières, a global charity and frequent pharma critic, has initiated a worldwide petitio ...

Bath cyclists raise £4,500 for charity

Archived, 11 days ago From bathchronicle.co.uk 

Bath, U K - Cyclists have helped to £4,500 for charity.

This year's The Georges Marvellous Bike Ride (GMBR) saw 50 cyclists from across the region taking part in rides ranging from eight to 60 miles.

The event, which launched in 201 ...

Country singer Julie Roberts tackles multiple sclerosis with diet, exercise, and faith, raises FitBit funds in November challenge

Archived, 11 days ago From gospelherald.com 

Mountain View, CALIFORNIA - American country music singer and songwriter Julie Roberts hid her multiple sclerosis diagnosis for five years while she continued to tour with her band, but now she's trying to let everyone know about it by encouraging others to join her this month ...

Kirsty Wark launches Glasgow Christmas carol concert in aid of Cancer Research UK

Archived, 11 days ago From eveningtimes.co.uk 

Glasgow, U K - A charity Christmas carol concert has held its launch event with the help of broadcaster Kirsty Wark and two children recognised for the courage they have shown during treatment for cancer.

The Newsnight presenter will host the concert ...

Pupils don onesies and pyjamas to help fight diabetes

Archived, 12 days ago From shieldsgazette.com 

South Shields, U K - St Gregory’s RC Primary in Harton House Road, South Shields, hosted a day where its children were invited to dress in their PJs or onesies in aid of JDRF, which funds research into Type 1 diabetes.

It comes as the school lends its supp ...

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