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Malawi on track in HIV/AIDS fight 90:90:90 UNAIDS’ ambitious target

Archived, 2 days ago From nyasatimes.com 

Leeds, U K - The 90:90:90 UNAIDS’ ambitious target aims at; diagnosing 90 percent of all HIV positive people; providing Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) for 90 percent of those diagnosed with HIV and surpressing 90 percent viral load of those treated by 2020.

Hepatitis E outbreak in Diffa – 186 pregnant women admitted to hospital

Archived, 2 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - Response to the outbreak has lagged due to insufficient resources and coordination between humanitarian actors.

The hepatitis E outbreak declared two months ago in southeastern Niger is particularly affecting pregnant women. Of the 186 ...

Eastbourne’s Race for Life raises thousands for charity

Archived, 2 days ago From eastbourneherald.co.uk 

Eastbourne, U K - Fundraising runners braved the heat for a 5k race around Eastbourne Park on Sunday (June 18).

Part of the nationwide Race for Life event, hundreds of pink-clad women and children came together to raise £70,000 for Cancer Research UK.< ...

March of Dimes and Amerigroup Foundation continue efforts to prevent premature births in Washington

Archived, 2 days ago From businesswire.com 

San Francisco, CALIFORNIA - March of Dimes has announced a $50,000 grant from Amerigroup Foundation to help prevent premature birth and improve the health of moms and babies in Spokane, Pierce, and King Counties.

Prematurity is the number one killer of babies in ...

Hatfield slimmers donate over 400 bags of clothes to Cancer Research UK

Archived, 2 days ago From whtimes.co.uk 

Welwyn Garden City, U K - Generous slimmers have been donating the clothes they’ve slimmed out of to The Big Slimming World Clothes Throw in support of Cancer Research UK.

The South Hatfield and Birchwood Slimming World groups have collected 422 bags of clothes ...

World Refugee Day: WHO training enables Syrian doctors and nurses to provide health care in Turkey

Archived, 3 days ago From euro.who.int 

Copenhagen, DENMARK - “We and the Turkish doctors are working like brothers and sisters.” These are the words of Muhammed Hattab, 1 of more than 3 million Syrian refugees now living in Turkey – the country with the highest number of refugees in the world. A doctor who fle ...

Big turnout as rock star brings charity campaign to Wrexham

Archived, 3 days ago From leaderlive.co.uk 

Mold, U K - Mike Peters, frontman of rock band The Alarm, and his wife Jules arrived at The Racecourse on Friday as part of his charity walk.

It forms part of the By Your Side’ cancer care campaign, set up by the pair alongside Betsi Cadwaladr Un ...

Polio eradication gets financial boost but suffers setbacks in Syria and Congo

Archived, 3 days ago From humanosphere.org 

Seattle, WASHINGTON - It is not quite time to declare it the ‘best of times and worst of times’ for the global effort to eradicate polio, but two new outbreaks of the infectious disease definitely puts a damper on the celebration regarding renewed international financial ...

Faith organisations set out vision of AIDS free generation

Archived, 3 days ago From caritas.org 

Vatican City, Vatican - A partnership between Caritas Internationalis, the US the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and UNAIDS recently made it possible for key stakeholders to gather in Abuja, Nigeria and discuss the role of faith-based organisations ...

The pneumonia vaccine could save your life

Archived, 3 days ago From theherald.com.au 

Newcastle, AUSTRALIA - People die from pneumonia. Often.

Despite this, there is a lack of awareness about the disease.

Some people don’t know there’s a vaccine against it. Others know about the vaccine but haven’t made the effort to get it.

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