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MSF holds community mental health intervention in BeitFajjar, north Hebron

Archived, 8 days ago From pnn.ps 

Bethlehem, PALESTINE - On Saturday, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) organized a “Community Mental Health Intervention” in BeitFajjar in the “Municipality Hall”, with the support of the BeitFajjar municipality,Palestinian Red Crescent volunteers, Municipality Rehabilitation S ...

YMCA launches diabetes prevention program

Archived, 9 days ago From wcfcourier.com 

Waterloo, IOWA - Across the country, YMCAs are working to combat Type 2 diabetes before it starts. In Waterloo, the YMCA will launch its first prevention program in the Cedar Valley this month.

Diabetes is found in nearly 1 in 10 people nationwide, acc ...

Wounded Warriors find therapy with Florida Keys dolphins

Archived, 9 days ago From miami.cbslocal.com 

Miami, FLORIDA - Interacting with bottlenose dolphins in the Florida Keys provided physical and emotional therapy Sunday to more than 30 wounded U.S. military veterans, at the conclusion of the three-day Soldier Ride cycling event down the Keys Overseas Highway.

UNAIDS announces new donor commitments from the Nordic countries for 2017

Archived, 9 days ago From military-technologies.net 

Warsaw, POLAND - As 2016 draws to a close, UNAIDS welcomes new funding commitments from our partners in the Nordic region for 2017. The renewed political and financial support from the Nordic countries demonstrates their confidence in our performance and UNAIDS 2016- ...

Newbury teen's chopped locks benefit cancer charity

Archived, 9 days ago From newburytoday.co.uk 

Newbury, U K - A 13-year-old girl from Newbury has donated 11 inches of hair to help children undergoing treatment for cancer.

Mia Pounds has also raised more than £500 for The Little Princess Trust, which makes and provides wigs for youngsters with ...

“Healthy Holidays” campaign boosts access to HIV/AIDS, TB screenings for migrant workers, families in Mozambique

Archived, 11 days ago From iom.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - IOM’s third edition of a holiday health campaign, targeting migrant mine workers returning home to Mozambique’s Gaza Province for the holiday period, ended yesterday (05/01).

The campaign which began on 19 December 2016, saw over 5,200 ...

WHO and health authorities expand health services for IDPs in Hasansham camp

Archived, 11 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - The World Health Organization (WHO), in cooperation with the federal and regional Ministries of Health, has expanded the provision of health services in Hasansham internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp through a 24/7 static primary health care cent ...

US cancer death rate drops 25 percent since 1991

Archived, 12 days ago From dailymail.co.uk 

London, U K - The cancer death rate in the United States has dropped 25 percent from a peak in 1991, mainly due to a steady decline in smoking and advances in early detection and treatment of tumors, new research released Thursday shows.

The rate de ...

Responding to a malnutrition crisis in Borno State

Archived, 12 days ago From doctorswithoutborders.org 

New York, NEW YORK - In the past three months, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has distributed 810 metric tons of food in Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, enough to feed 26,000 families for two weeks. “As a medical organization, it’s not usually MS ...

Charity bid to make Southampton a dementia-friendly city

Archived, 12 days ago From dailyecho.co.uk 

Southampton, U K - A new initiative has been launched by a national care and research charity to transform Southampton into a dementia-friendly community.

Alzheimer’s Society will be launching the new project, called Dementia Friendly Southampton, at St ...

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