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UNICEF, Kaduna Govt. establish 17 sites to manage acute malnourished children

Archived, 12 days ago From dailytrust.com.ng 

Abuja, NIGERIA - The Kaduna State Government in collaboration with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have established 17 Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) sites in the state.

Dr Florence Oni, UNICEF’s Nutrition Specialist in the s ...

MAAC to expand night flying programme

Archived, 12 days ago From airmedandrescue.com 

Bristol, U K - Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC), based in the UK, has announced the further expansion of its temporary night-lit sites programme. The project was initially started in February 2016, with four night-lit emergency helipads being opened across Her ...

Improved cancer survival rate is ‘enormously encouraging’ – CCG

Archived, 13 days ago From thewestonmercury.co.uk 

Weston-super-Mare, U K - Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics have highlighted the one-year cancer survival index in North Somerset has increased from 61.4 per cent in 1999 to 71.2 per cent in 2014.

The North Somerset survival percentage is m ...

Bill Gates’ foundation invests $140 million to research HIV-preventing implants

Archived, 13 days ago From pinknews.co.uk 

London, U K - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is providing up to $140 million in funding for the groundbreaking new tech, which could revolutionise HIV prevention.

At the moment, prevention drugs are available as a pill that, if taken daily, c ...

Cricket legends to appear at Dorset charity's fundraiser

Archived, 13 days ago From bournemouthecho.co.uk 

Bournemouth, U K - Cricket legends Phil Tufnell and Shaun Udal will be taking part in a fundraising event in aid of Diverse Abilities.

The charity, which supports disabled children and adults throughout the county, is hosting a cricket lunch at Canford S ...

Chingford health club helps hundreds of children in the developing world smile again

Archived, 13 days ago From chingfordtimes.co.uk 

Basildon, U K - The Chingford based club along with other Bannatyne clubs across the country raised more than £31,000 for a charity called Operation Smile to help children smile again.

Duncan Bannatyne, who is an ambassador of the charity, has recentl ...

Heart charity appeals for Harrogate residents to join the fight against heart disease

Archived, 13 days ago From harrogate-news.co.uk 

Harrogate, U K - BHF urges people to join local fundraising group to raise funds for research.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling on the people of Harrogate to help accelerate the fight against heart disease by joining their local fundraisin ...

George Michael secretly paid for British couple's IVF treatment

Archived, 13 days ago From womansday.com.au 

Sydney, AUSTRALIA - In 2010, Jo Maidment appeared on ITV's This Morning program explaining that she was desperate to have IVF after she struggled to conceive naturally. Sadly, Jo had been turned down by the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) on the grounds her partner h ...

Therapets bring smiles to faces of youngsters in city hospitals

Archived, 13 days ago From eveningtimes.co.uk 

Glasgow, U K - Jaden Duff races down the hospital corridor to greet his visitor.

From the wide smile on his face, you wouldn’t know the five-year-old is in constant discomfort, his face heavily blistered by eczema. He wastes no time in getting down o ...

ARC funds will provide health-care screenings in county

Archived, 13 days ago From therandolphleader.com 

Roanoke, ALABAMA - A $135,000 grant will enable Alabama children in Randolph and six other counties to continue to receive vital free health screenings that alert medical professionals of any serious issues and help students reach full potential in the classroom.

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