Navigation Links
UNICEF Ties Up With US Basketball Association To Fight AIDS

UNICEF and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have entered into a partnership to support a global effort for AIDS awareness and prevention. //

The campaign, 'Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS,' is aimed at limiting the impact of HIV/AIDS on children as well as impeding further spread of the deadly virus.

'We know that our sport, indeed all sports, has an enormous opportunity to deliver important messages on a global basis and this collaboration with UNICEF is just another step in our ongoing commitment to engage our players and our game in the global fight against HIV and AIDS,' said NBA Commissioner David Stern.

'Having these players jump into the game to call attention to the enormous impact of AIDS on children is a huge win for children throughout the world,' said UNICEF Executive Director Ann Veneman.

'We are grateful to have the NBA as our newest partner,' he added.

NBA Cares, which is the global community outreach initiative that the league launched in 2005 has worked with UNICEF to produce multilingual public service announcements featuring several professional basketball players. These announcements will go on air this month during broadcasts of the NBA Finals. The AIDS awareness television promotional spot which was screened during the press conference featured players from the NBA and WNBA sharing statistics regarding the impact of AIDS on affected children around the world.
Source:PTI News
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Breastfeeding Revisited thanks to WHO and UNICEF
2. Indian Olympic Association And UNICEF To Collaborate On HIV/AIDS Awareness
3. WHO, UNICEF Issue New Guidelines For Oral Rehydration Salts
4. UNICEF To Launch A Programme For Zimbabwe Children
5. UNICEF To Help For The Betterment Of Refugee Kids in Chhattisgarh
6. UNICEF Facts & Figures About Maternal Death In India On The Eve Of Mother’s Da
7. Asian Cricket Council and UNICEF Join Hands for Global AIDS Campaign
8. Indian Scientist to Help Reduce Infant Mortality in Africa: UNICEF
9. UNICEF Provides 1,000 ITNs to Help Combat Malaria Outbreak in Jamaica
10. UNICEF to Help Children Fight AIDS
11. Loyola’s Tips On How to Avoid Basketball Injuries During March Madnes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and ... explains one of the most popular and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, ... puzzling descriptions that have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it off as ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... VA (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... of DevOps and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the ... Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “America On The Brink”: the ... “America On The Brink” is the creation of published author, William Nowers. Captain ... As a WWII veteran, he spent thirty years in the Navy. Following his ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... treating sleep apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as ... disorder characterized by frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant relief ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The ... demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, ... to meet the highest standard. , These products are also: Gluten Free, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... 2017  True Health, a leader in integrated ... during National Breast Cancer Awareness month to educate ... Research recently published ... more than 10 million American women are at ... or BRCA2 and have not had testing. These mutations ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... 2017   Provista, a proven leader in ... in purchasing power, today announced a new resource area ... Newsroom is the online home for case studies, ... bios, news releases, slideshows and events. ... of resources at their fingertips, viewers can also watch ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... LAWRENCE, Mass. , Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... developer of single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today ... National Health Surveillance Agency (or Agência Nacional ... ®. The first single-use, cordless surgical retractor with ... ONETRAC provides optimal access, illumination and exposure of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: