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Ice Cube has launched a charity clothing range to support autism

Archived, 17 days ago From factmag.com 

London, U K - Ice Cube has teamed up with Californian clothing company Represent to launch a new limited-edition clothing range in support of non-profit organization, Autism Speaks.

The design has been inspired by the West Coast rapper’s 1993 classi ...

Breast cancer survivors and their supporters race in Eugene for health, resolve, unity

Archived, 17 days ago From registerguard.com 

Eugene, OREGON - As the runners lined up to start the Race for the Cure 5K, Marjorie Gittins and her daughter Arianna sat in the “Hope Village” tent, a special area for breast cancer survivors away from Sunday’s snow flurries. The duo wore pink leis and pink sweatshi ...

Organisation supports Imo, Ebonyi, Osun to eradicate female genital mutilation

Archived, 17 days ago From pulse.ng 

Lagos, NIGERIA - The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) had supported Imo Ebonyi and Osun states with a total of 60,000 dollars grant to implement interventions toward the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the states.

The Media Associate, UNFPA ...

Mold youngster gets the chop and raises £550 for charity

Archived, 17 days ago From leaderlive.co.uk 

Mold, U K - Eva O’Reilly, from Mold, decided she wanted to help children who are seriously ill and after researching a host of charities, she made the decision, with the help of her mum Sarah, to raise money for Claire House.

The Bebington-based h ...

Demi Lovato will receive an award for her mental health advocacy

Archived, 17 days ago From refinery29.com 

New York, NEW YORK - Demi Lovato wants to take the stigma out of mental health issues. The singer know what it's like to struggle with a mental illness: she was diagnosed as bipolar in 2011 during her time in rehab, where she was treated for eating disorders and cutting. ...

Heads are shaved in Bel Air to support pediatric cancer research

Archived, 17 days ago From baltimoresun.com 

Baltimore, MARYLAND - Locks of hair, some short and some long, lay on the stage of Looney's Pub in Bel Air Saturday afternoon, shorn from more than 65 people whose heads were shaved for a good cause.

For the fifth year in a row, Looney's hosted the annual S ...

UNICEF-assisted MNCHW has reduced mortality among women, children

Archived, 19 days ago From guardian.ng 

Lagos, NIGERIA - As the 14th round of the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) assisted Maternal New-Born and Child Week (MNCHW) program ends in Bayelsa, the state Ministry of Health says the program has been able to reduce the high morbidity and mortality rate of ...

Amid multiple health challenges and famine, WHO and partners strive to immunize over 3 million children against polio

Archived, 19 days ago From afro.who.int 

Brazzaville, CONGO - Despite multiple humanitarian crises, including famine, the first round of the National Immunization Days of 2017 is underway throughout South Sudan aiming to reach over three million children under 5 with two drops of polio vaccine.

T ...

Catholic Charities' Higher Ground opens medical unit to better aid homeless

Archived, 19 days ago From fox9.com 

Eden Prairie, MINNESOTA - Catholic Charities officially opened a new medical care unit at its Higher Ground facility to better help homeless people who are recovering from hospital stays.

The care will help those in need, but also relieve some of the pressure o ...

MSF resumes medical work in Haydan hospital

Archived, 20 days ago From reliefweb.int 

New York, NEW YORK - Six months after withdrawing its staff from northern Yemen following the bombing of its hospital in Abs, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has restarted work in Haydan District ...

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