Navigation Links
UNICEF To Launch A Programme For Zimbabwe Children

The U.N. Children's Fund is planning on launching a program to improve the care, health, education and nutrition of vulnerable children in Zimbabwe//, where one child dies of AIDS and another is orphaned every 20 minutes.

In a statement Wednesday, UNICEF Britain has acknowledged the scale of the Aids catastrophe threatening Zimbabwe's children and has given UNICEF £22 million to help the children facing some of the worst hardships anywhere in the world, given the extent of the economic crisis.

UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman said in the statement, that HIV and AIDS have dramatically increased children's vulnerability in recent years. Stating that at least one in three children in Zimbabwe, 1.6 million, are orphaned, having lost at least one parent, and this number still growing. According to the UNICEF survey a child is orphaned and one dies of AIDS every 20 minutes; three infants are infected with the AIDS virus every hour, mainly from their mothers; and one in eight children now die before the age of 5, compared to one in 13 children 15 years ago.

The AIDS epidemic has lowered average life expectancy to below 40, from 69 after independence in 1980. With at least 3,000 people die every week in Zimbabwe from AIDS-related causes.

The British donation they claim will also go toward increasing school enrolments for affected children and family and community support programs as part of Zimbabwe's National Plan of Action, this action is also backed by the government. According to UNICEF, despite the country's economic collapse the people of Zimbabwe, they still continue to lead by example in their care for vulnerable children. More than 90 percent of orphans were absorbed into extended families, sometimes even distant relatives. That almost every two out of five households even in the poorest belt take in orphans at the cost of adding to their economic burden. They claim that less than half of these people receive any
'"/>




Page: 1 2

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 Help For The Betterment Of Refugee Kids in Chhattisgarh
5. UNICEF Facts & Figures About Maternal Death In India On The Eve Of Mother’s Da
6. UNICEF Ties Up With US Basketball Association To Fight AIDS
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. Ajanta Launches Worlds First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: UNICEF Launch Programme For Zimbabwe Children

(Date:9/30/2014)... OH (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... blades sporting the iconic pink ribbon in support of ... a popular month for businesses and non-profits to “go ... worthwhile cause. , AutoTex PINK is a woman-owned company ... wipers. They are committed to partnering with their ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... DC (PRWEB) September 30, ... **MEDIA ADVISORY** , From:        Hope ... Barnwell, 910.554.1505, abarnwell(at)hopeforthewarriors(dot)org ... Hope® Celebration , Date:        Thursday, ... Address:    The Army and Navy ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Every New Year begins with a Resolution that will soon be ... effort, however most are out of mind in 30. Why? , ... of "spend more time with children", try something easy to do ... a reminder, daily life gets in the way and efforts to ... Goals out of sight equals goals out of mind. , ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Miraca Life Sciences (MLS), the nation’s largest independent ... the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterologists ... Meeting and Postgraduate Course in Philadelphia, Pa., on October ... Sciences will be at booth 711 to share information ... research posters for ACG provide a wide range of ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Youth Town’s ... from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Youth ... of the World sponsors this family-oriented festival, which will ... the festival will feature a car show, arts and ... hayride and children’s games. Also, Lightning McQueen and Mater ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Change Your Blades … Change A Life! AutoTex PINK Wiper Blades Are Helping Wipe Out Breast Cancer 2Health News:Change Your Blades … Change A Life! AutoTex PINK Wiper Blades Are Helping Wipe Out Breast Cancer 3Health News:Hope For The Warriors' Got Heart, Give Hope Celebration Media Advisory 2Health News:Miraca Life Sciences Research Institute to Present Eight GI Pathology Research Studies at Annual Meeting of American College of Gastroenterologists 2
... when choosing mates, study finds , MONDAY, June 29 (HealthDay ... a mate, according to a U.S. study that challenges the ... recruited 350 undergraduates for speed-dating events. In half the events, ... in one location. The roles were reversed in the other ...
... ... their perspectives on eye care and safety. , ... Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 29, 2009 -- Stop squinting…proper eye care and ... displays in all their brilliance and clarity., , , The Healthcare Scoop , in recognition ...
... , Two MuGard US Patents Issued , , DALLAS, ... (OTC Bulletin Board: ACCP), announced today that its European partner, ... MuGard in Greece. This follows previous ... license from Access Pharmaceuticals, SpePharm is responsible for manufacturing, regulatory ...
... Corporation (Nasdaq: AIRM ), the largest air medical ... a petition with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) requesting ... June 29, 2008 mid-air collision accident in Flagstaff, Arizona. ... to see and avoid the other helicopter on approach to ...
... identified and described a mechanism whereby a single-base change in ... The focus in this study was on a common ... only a slightly increased risk of cancer. However, the risk ... and by almost 100% of African populations. The high ...
... particular can gene raise a man,s risk of familial, or ... disease, according to new research by scientists at the National ... to be identified that affects the risk of familial testicular ... The study appears in the July 2009 Cancer ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Maybe Men Aren't So Picky After All 2Health News:The Healthcare Scoop Community Says 'Eye Care' 2Health News:The Healthcare Scoop Community Says 'Eye Care' 3Health News:Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Commercial Launch of MuGard(TM) in Greece by SpePharm 2Health News:Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Commercial Launch of MuGard(TM) in Greece by SpePharm 3Health News:Air Methods Petitions NTSB for Reconsideration of Probable Cause Determination 2Health News:Risk of cancer 2Health News:Second gene linked to familial testicular cancer 2Health News:Second gene linked to familial testicular cancer 3
(Date:9/29/2014)... , Sept. 29, 2014  Repeated exposure to broad-spectrum ... associated with early childhood obesity, say researchers from The ... a retrospective study based on data from electronic health ... The researchers found that children with four or ... particularly more likely to be at risk for obesity. ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... CHICAGO , Sept. 29, 2014 ... clinical trials are conducted according to good clinical ... the HOPA Investigational Drug Service Best Practice Standards, ... best practice standards and guidance for pharmacists and ... Drug Service Best Practice Standards emphasizes the critical ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... 29, 2014 EU5 Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market ... GlobalData,s new report, "EU5 Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook ... Capsule Endoscopy Systems market. The report provides value, in ... prices (in US dollars) within market segments - Capsule ... The report also provides company shares and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Antibiotic Use by Age 2 Associated with Obesity Risk 2Antibiotic Use by Age 2 Associated with Obesity Risk 3HOPA Introduces First Investigational Drug Service Best Practice Standards For Institutions And Infusion Clinics 2HOPA Introduces First Investigational Drug Service Best Practice Standards For Institutions And Infusion Clinics 3EU5 Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to 2020 2EU5 Capsule Endoscopy Systems Market Outlook to 2020 3
... 2011 PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL ... and fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.   ... consolidated service revenue increased by 5.2% to $310.5 million ...  Excluding the positive impact from foreign exchange movements in ...
... is a law that requires healthcare organizations to convert medical ... at the forefront of many leading managed hosting providers. INetU ... and HITECH compliance, has been asked to address these concerns ... session on Wednesday, August 10. "The HITECH Act ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 2PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 3PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 4PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 5PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 6PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 7PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 8PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 9PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 10PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 11PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 12PAREXEL International Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results 13HITECH Act Puts Security of Electronic Medical Records in Hands of Hosting Providers 2
... design permits continuous irrigation through ... the Foley Catheter. 3-Way Catheters ... as well as LUBRICATH coatings, ... of models including Suggs, Emmett, ...
All-silicone construction provides maximum softness and biocompatibility for enhanced patient comfort. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Used to provide bladder drainage by percutaneous placement of a balloon catheter. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Used for injection into urethral strictures, bladder neck contracture, and the bladder wall. Supplied sterile in peel-open packages. Intended for one-time use....
Medicine Products: