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Walkers step out in force for the Stroke Association

Archived, 12 days ago From scunthorpetelegraph.co.uk 

Scunthorpe, U K - Walkers stepped out in force this morning in Scunthorpe Central Part in aid of the Stroke Association.

The "Step Out For Stroke" was open to all ages and abilities, stroke survivors and their families, to raise awareness of the associa ...

DRC: Team dispatched following Ebola confirmation

Archived, 12 days ago From msf.org 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - One case of Ebola has been confirmed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the Likati health zone of Bas Uele Province in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo. A total of nine cases, including three deaths are so far being investigated.< ...

WHO responds to resurgent cholera in Yemen

Archived, 15 days ago From emro.who.int 

Cairo, EGYPT - The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are responding to an upsurge in cholera transmission in several parts of Yemen that has claimed 51 lives and caused around 2752 suspected cases since 27 April 2017.

WHO has rapidly distr ...

United Way releases thousands for local health programs

Archived, 15 days ago From columbiatribune.com 

Columbia, MISSOURI - Health initiatives provided by numerous Boone County organizations will receive a financial boost with new funding from the Heart of Missouri United Way.

The United Way announced more than $484,000 in 2017-18 spending on 10 local not-f ...

Centra: $16K March of Dimes grant will help new moms

Archived, 15 days ago From wset.com 

Lynchburg, VIRGINIA - Centra received a $16,000 March of Dimes Virginia Chapter Grant Thursday.

Hospital officials say the grant will help fund Centra Virginia Baptist Hospitalís and Centra Southside Community Hospitalís Before Baby Moms Clubs.

Cancer Research UK asks people to Walk All Over Cancer with new campaign

Archived, 16 days ago From fundraising.co.uk 

Colchester, U K - Cancer Research UK has launched a new campaign to encourage people to raise funds by walking a daily 10,000 steps during the month of June.

The campaign follows Marchís Walk All Over Cancer challenge, which also asked people to walk 10 ...

Heritage Trust donates over $7,500 to March of Dimes

Archived, 16 days ago From cuinsight.com 

Plant City, FLORIDA - Earlier this year, Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union employees and members supported the March of Dimes 2017 fundraising initiatives through bake sales, employee luncheons, personal donations and more. Along with a corporate sponsorship commitment, ...

UNICEF, WHO promote more equal access to vaccines, cancer treatments

Archived, 16 days ago From sdg.iisd.org 

New York, NEW YORK - The World Health Organization (WHO) is launching a pilot process to make more affordable alternatives to cancer drugs available in middle- to low-income countries, while the UN Childrenís Fund (UNICEF) has called for action to make vaccines available ...

WHO calls for immediate action to save lives in Somalia

Archived, 16 days ago From who.int 

Geneva, SWITZERLAND - WHO is concerned by the chronic shortage of funding for life-saving work in Somalia in response to the ongoing drought that has plunged the country further towards famine, disease, and health insecurity. Drought in Somalia led to the destruction of c ...

Transplant of insulin-producing cells offers hope against type 1 diabetes

Archived, 16 days ago From journalstar.com 

Lincoln, NEBRASKA - Scientists report a step forward in the plan to create a truly artificial pancreas, offering new hope to people with type 1 diabetes.

A 43-year-old single mother with dangerously difficult-to-control diabetes had insulin-producing isle ...

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