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

Archived, 427 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, 427 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 cloth ...

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

Archived, 427 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 w ...

Big turnout as rock star brings charity campaign to Wrexham

Archived, 427 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 ...

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

Archived, 427 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 financ ...

Faith organisations set out vision of AIDS free generation

Archived, 427 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 organisatio ...

The pneumonia vaccine could save your life

Archived, 428 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 ...

Lead Poisoning: MSF, FG treat 5000 children in Zamfara

Archived, 428 days ago From nigeriatoday.ng 

Akwa Ibom, NIGERIA - The head of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) Nigeria, Phillip Aruna has said the organisation has been able to treat 5,000 children of lead poisoning in Zamfara State, since it commenced in 2010.

Recall that LEAD p ...

Ladies in the soup at Pretty Muddy to help fight breast cancer

Archived, 428 days ago From bournemouthecho.co.uk 

Bournemouth, U K - IT was a pretty muddy experience for the 1,200 women who took part in a race to beat breast cancer.

Baiter Park in Poole was a sea of pink as females from across the south gathered to raise funds and awareness of work by Cancer Researc ...

Dusit golf tourney raises $30K for cleft lip, cleft palate surgeries

Archived, 428 days ago From guampdn.com 

Hagåtña, Guam - The Dusit Smiles Golf Championship raised more than $30,000 to go toward Guam children in need of surgery for cleft lip and cleft palate, according to a news release.

More than 70 teams and dozens of sponsors participated in support of ...

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