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HIV vaccine and UNAIDS targets could cut new cases from 49 million to just 17.3 by 2035

Archived, 2 days ago From ibtimes.co.uk 

London, U K - Over the next 20 years, there will be 49 million new cases of HIV, a mathematical model has indicated. This number, however, could be drastically reduced if current interventions are acted upon and a vaccine is introduced in the next four years.

Qatar Red Crescent operates primary health center in Yemen

Archived, 2 days ago From thepeninsulaqatar.com 

Doha, Qatar - Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) has completed the second phase of the project to rehabilitate and operate the 22 May Primary Health Care Center in Al-Mudhaffar District, the Taiz Governorate, Yemen.

Done in cooperation with the Yemen Medical ...

UNFPA providing frontline emergency response to families fleeing west Mosul

Archived, 2 days ago From iraq.unfpa.org 

Baghdad, IRAQ - As more people flee the current fighting in the West of Mosul city reaching around 97,000 individuals, UNFPA is stepping up efforts to meet their reproductive health needs and gender-based violence concerns.

In Qayarra and Jadaa camps ...

UNAIDS to eliminate mother to child transmission of HIV in four states, FCT

Archived, 2 days ago From theeagleonline.com.ng 

Lagos, NIGERIA - The UNAIDS says it is collaborating with its partners to develop a plan to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the Cross Rivers, Benue, Nasarawa, Kaduna states and the FCT.

Dr. Bilali Camara, the Country Director, UNAIDS N ...

Lee County firefighters help raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association

Archived, 2 days ago From news-press.com 

Fort Myers, FLORIDA - Firefighters from various districts across Lee County manned 18 intersections Saturday and Sunday to collect money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Fill The Boot campaign.

For more than 60 years members of the Internatio ...

Perfect day for a close shave at St. Baldrick's charity event

Archived, 2 days ago From njherald.com 

Newton, NEW JERSEY - It was a sea of green outfits, bald heads and even shaved eyebrows inside the Sussex Fire Department on Loomis Avenue early Saturday afternoon as attendees came out for the annual St. Baldrick's Day head-shaving event.

The volunteer-ru ...

UNICEF and WHO assisting local authorities with polio vaccinations in Bentiu

Archived, 2 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - An estimated 60,000 children in Bentiu and beyond are expected to be vaccinated against polio during an ongoing immunization campaign.

The three-day exercise, which ends on Saturday and also targets children staying at the UNMISS prote ...

IOM Iraq, Qatar’s Red Crescent Society open field hospital in Mosul

Archived, 4 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - IOM Iraq, with Qatar’s Red Crescent Society (QRCS), officially opened its 50-bed field hospital in Mosul, boasting two operation theatres and post-operative care to receive and treat cases from internally displaced persons (IDPs) from West Mosul.

Busy Bees joins forces with Meningitis Now as national charity partner

Archived, 4 days ago From daynurseries.co.uk 

Hungerford, U K - Childcare provider Busy Bees has announced it will be supporting Meningitis Now throughout 2017 to raise awareness and contribute to the £3m the charity needs to smoothly throughout the year.

The UK’s largest childcare provider current ...

QRCS mobile clinics treat 2,389 patients in Myanmar

Archived, 5 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - Qatar Red Crescent (QRCS) is going on with its humanitarian intervention in Myanmar, with a series of health projects for 5,000 families (25,000 people), at a total cost of $485,513.

As a transition from relief to development, the prog ...

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