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Somalia: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) resumes medical activities

Archived, 574 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - Nearly four years after withdrawing its teams from Somalia, MSF has started treating patients again in the country. Teams are providing support to Mudug Regional Hospital, Galkayo North, in Somalia’s Puntland region, in collaboration with the Minis ...

Australia backs UN Migration Agency assistance to undocumented Afghans in Pakistan

Archived, 574 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - The Government of Australia and the UN Migration Agency (IOM) have launched a two-year, AUD 4 million (USD 3 million) project to assist undocumented Afghans in their host communities in Pakistan, as well as those who wish to return to Afghanistan.

World Vision geared to end early marriages

Archived, 574 days ago From malawi24.com 

Blantyre, MALAWI - World Vision Malawi has introduced a sensitisation campaign which is involving faith leaders with the aim of reducing early marriages among girls in the country.

World Vision National Director Hazel Nyathi said the organization has eng ...

Government receives android tablets to strengthen nutrition activities

Archived, 574 days ago From unicef.org 

Harare, ZIMBABWE - UNICEF in partnership with Plan International, handed over 195 Android tablets to the Ministry of Health and Child Care to strengthen the Near Real Time Monitoring system for nutrition activities around Zimbabwe.

The tablets, which wer ...

Charity decries cholera outbreaks in East Africa

Archived, 574 days ago From coastweek.com 

Nairobi, KENYA - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) on Wednesday warned that cholera outbreaks in East Africa and Yemen are compounding famine risks.

IFRC Secretary General Elhadj As Sy, warned that cholera was ...

Scientists at University of Bath are working on a potential treatment for cancer

Archived, 575 days ago From bathchronicle.co.uk 

Bath, U K - Scientists at the University of Bath are working on a potential treatment for cancer.

The team, funded by Cancer Research UK, have custom-built a molecule which stops breast cancer cells from multiplying in laboratory trials, and hope ...

UNICEF calling for famine and food crisis donations in final week of Government of Canada match

Archived, 575 days ago From benzinga.com 

Detroit, MICHIGAN - Canadians have just one week left to have their donations to the famine and food crisis matched by the Government of Canada's Famine Relief Fund and UNICEF is calling for life-saving donations by the June 30 match deadline.

Today, more ...

WFP welcomes contribution from USA to support Pakistanis in need

Archived, 575 days ago From wfp.org 

Rome, ITALY - The most vulnerable people in Pakistan will continue to receive assistance from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) thanks to a contribution of US$25 million from the United States government. The donation was announced by the “Food for P ...

Mobile surgical teams in west Mosul don’t discriminate with care

Archived, 575 days ago From rudaw.net 

Erbil, IRAQ - Humanitarians remain alarmed by the tens of thousands of people trapped in the Old City of western Mosul, despite the symbolic implosion of the historic al-Nuri Mosque by ISIS militants on Wednesday.

“We’re seeing dozens of new pat ...

Humanitarian assistance in Marawi 'improving': UNHCR

Archived, 575 days ago From news.abs-cbn.com 

Quezon City, PHILIPPINES - The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the Philippines on Thursday noted the "improving" delivery of humanitarian assistance to those displaced from Marawi City, where clashes between government troops and terroris ...

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