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Sight loss charity encourages the public to don their sunglasses

Archived, 419 days ago From cumbernauld-news.co.uk 

Cumbernauld, U K - Leading sight loss charity the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) Scotland will be marking National Sunglasses Day (Tuesday, June 27).

The charity is encouraging members of the public to post a #ShadesForSight sunglasses s ...

UAE’s humanitarian mission to treat 1,500 Yemeni patients

Archived, 419 days ago From zawya.com 

Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - As many as 139 Yemeni patients reached in Delhi in two batches in April and last week for medical treatment as part of the UAE’s extensive humanitarian mission to provide treatment for 1,500 Yemenis.

This major mission undertaken by ...

Ethiopia: MSF sees tenfold increase in children with malnutrition in Doolo zone

Archived, 420 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - An acute humanitarian emergency is unfolding in Doolo zone, in Ethiopia’s Somali region, as malnutrition reaches alarming levels, warns Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), whose teams are working in Doolo zone, the worst affected area.


Charity calls for new focus to combat Hep C infections

Archived, 420 days ago From bbc.com 

London, U K - A charity has called for greater efforts to eliminate Hepatitis C (HCV) from Scotland.

There are about 37,000 people living with the virus - but campaigners say as many again are undiagnosed.

A meeting in Edinburgh on Tu ...

Germany to double contributions to UNAIDS

Archived, 420 days ago From unaids.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - The Government of Germany has announced that it will double its funding to UNAIDS in 2017-2018, to €5 million per year. Germany made the announcement at the 40th Meeting of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board, being held in Geneva, Switzerland. ...

WHO thanks crown prince for anti-cholera funding

Archived, 420 days ago From arabnews.com 

Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA - The World Health Organization (WHO) has thanked Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, deputy prime minister and minister of defense, for his donation of $66.7 million to stop the spread of cholera in Yemen.

In response to an urgent c ...

School raises more than $16,000 for pediatric cancer research

Archived, 420 days ago From candgnews.com 

Troy, MICHIGAN - The last decade at Iroquois Middle School has been a fundraising frenzy.

Since 2007, students at the Macomb Township-based school have raised $129,735.11 to help fund pediatric blood cancer research through the Leukemia & Lymphoma Soci ...

Saudi Arabia donates $67 million to tackle cholera epidemic in Yemen

Archived, 421 days ago From independent.co.uk 

London, U K - Saudi Arabia says it has donated $67m (£52m) to combat a cholera outbreak in Yemen which has hit more than 200,000 people and been declared the "world's worst" by global health bodies.

More than 5,000 people are contracting the disea ...

Emotional Race for Life 2017 at Costello Stadium in Hull raises thousands for Cancer Research UK

Archived, 421 days ago From hulldailymail.co.uk 

Hull, U K - Thousands of people ran, walked, jogged and cheered as they showed cancer the boot on Sunday morning in the Race for Life.

Around 1,000 people turned up to take part in the 5k and 10k races around Costello Stadium in west Hull, dressed ...

Leeds experts develop new tool to boost cervical cancer screening numbers

Archived, 421 days ago From yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk 

Leeds, U K - A new online tool developed by experts in Leeds has been launched in a bid to boost the number of women being screened for cervical cancer.

NHS bosses hope the interactive dashboard, which identified areas where screening levels are l ...

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