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Group helps African girls stay in school, be successful

Archived, 8 days ago From gainesville.com 

Gainesville, FLORIDA - It is a fact that many girls in developing countries not only do not have adequate supplies for menstruation, but they also do not have private, clean and safe places for washing hands or clothing in school, according to the United Nations Children’s ...

Polio awareness walk held

Archived, 8 days ago From aaj.tv 

Karachi, PAKISTAN - To create awareness about Polio, a mass awareness walk was organised here on Friday by the District Health Department Larkana, in collaboration with WHO and UNICEF, in connection with the three- day national campaign for the eradication of Polio.

Sexual health charity puts faith in HIV prevention scheme

Archived, 8 days ago From hemeltoday.co.uk 

Aylesbury, U K - Herts Aid is launching a new project on January 29, in which it aims to working with churches and faith groups in Hertfordshire to get them involved in HIV testing, prevention and support.

The scheme, called ‘Testing Faith’ is particul ...

Free diabetes consultation programme for elderly people launched in Chennai

Archived, 8 days ago From timesofindia.indiatimes.com 

New Delhi, INDIA - MV Hospital for Diabetes in Chennai on Sunday launched a programme to provide free consultation for elderly people at their doorsteps.

Launching the 'Diabetes Care in the Elderly Programme,' Dr Vijay Viswanathan, head and chief diabeto ...

Charity extends hearing services into Fenland

Archived, 8 days ago From fenlandcitizen.co.uk 

Norfolk, U K - A charity which helps people with hearing problems is extending its services to the Fens.

Cambridgeshire Hearing Help, formerly CAMTAD, has now received funding to bring its work to Fenland.

The charity works with the lo ...

Bishop of Rochester sleeps rough for homeless charity

Archived, 8 days ago From bbc.com 

London, U K - The Right Reverend James Langstaff bedded down outside Bromley Parish Church, south London, along with about 20 other people on Saturday.

They hope to raise £10,000 for the Bromley night shelter and charity Housing Justice.

Medical team reaches survivors of Boko Haram massacre

Archived, 10 days ago From indcatholicnews.com 

London, U K - A team from Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) has reached some of the people who fled last week's onslaught on the town of Baga, to the city of Maiduguri, the main city of the Borno state. Injured, traumatized survivors are being tr ...

UN delivers food rations to blockaded area in central Syria

Archived, 10 days ago From nzherald.co.nz 

Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - " The World Food Program says it has delivered food rations to tens of thousands of civilians in a blockaded neighborhood in central Syria, where a limited truce between the warring parties has been reached.

Syrian rebels and governmen ...

US awards $4.6m to UNICEF for safer schools programme

Archived, 10 days ago From dailytimes.com.pk 

Lahore, PAKISTAN - The United States of America has awarded $4.6 million to the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) for the four-year Safer Schools Program in Pakistan. The program aims to ensure children affected by humanitarian crises have ...

Mums’ Sahara trek for cancer charity

Archived, 10 days ago From lep.co.uk 

Preston, U K - Two brave mums tackled the heat of the Sahara desert to raise money for a cancer charity.

Friends Sophie Bashall and Alli Croft, both 48, took on the challenge to raise £5,500 for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

They joined the ...

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