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Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction

...sed a charity football match in May 2006, to raise funds in Africa, with the help of pal actor/musician Jonathan Wilkes....

"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...liveries and assistance. "If we had received the funds in time, we certainly would not have reached this high level of malnutrition and donors would actually have saved money," WFP spokeswoman Christiane Berthiaume told journalists in Geneva. The UNHCR added in a statement that "a complete package of a...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...ficiaries than in the general population. Medicaid funds half of state and local support of mental illness treatments and one-third of specialty substance abuse treatment. The authors set out to understand where integrated psychiatric and substance abuse services may need to be provided for Medicaid bene...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...port is yet to be released formally. World Bank funds a substantial portion of India's battle against HIV/AIDS. Upon his return to the US, Saha wrote to Paul Wolfowitz, then president of the World Bank, about the discovery by the team. "Since I was under a 'confidentiality agreement' with the World...

Tobacco Firm's Research Funds Spark Protest in SKorea

...ion suggests hospitals should not receive research funds from tobacco companies," Kim II-Soon, head of the Korean Association of Smoking and Health, was quoted by local media as saying. Kim's group says research funded by tobacco companies is banned in major universities in Western countries. Jang said...

Hospital Infection Affecting Patients in Scotland

...alth, Alan Johnson has committed 50m of additional funds to tackle healthcare-associated infections at the same time has doubling the size of the Department of Health's (DH) Infection Improvement Team. Prof Curtis Gemmell, a national adviser on MRSA and hospital infections, said the problem had been made...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...hoardings across the city. It will even generate funds for the city, with a slice of ad revenue paid back into its coffers. Paris' strategy is to allay concerns -- such as bike theft and repairs -- that have kept people from taking up cycling and that have caused similar schemes to founder in cities su...

Los Angeles Diocese Opts for Huge Payout in Sexual Abuse Cases

...t 50 other nonessential church properties to raise funds for a settlement. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge overseeing the cases recently ruled that Mahony could be called to testify in the second trial on schedule, and attorneys for plaintiffs wanted to call him in many more. The same judge a...

Elton John's Free AIDS Awareness Concert in Ukraine

...rmance of the singer whose Aids foundation already funds projects in Ukraine, has received mixed reviews from the people, with some appreciating it and others slamming the show. According to the show bosses, the UK star's performance would increase AIDS awareness in the country that has one of the highes...

42-year-old Cancer Patient Honored by British Queen for Her Fundraising Efforts

...unted she has carried on with her efforts to raise funds for charities fighting cancer. She has raised over 1.5m for charity through several marathons and epic bike rides. The mother of three cycled 4,200 miles across the US in nine weeks for her final fundraising challenge in 2006. Her health proved a h...

Volunteers Remove Garbage from Kashmir's Dal Lake

...bage pouring into the lake we wonder where all the funds meant for the lake's preservation have gone." "It is time the government ordered a probe into the utilisation of those funds," Tuman said. The Dal Lake, situated in the middle of summer capital Srinagar, is presently facing a grave ecological dis...

Kerala Opposition's Unique Protest Over Fever Deaths

...M) and said the government had done nothing to get funds from New Delhi to tackle the spread of the disease that can prove fatal without timely treatment. "This scheme was floated in November 2005 during our tenure. Last year, a central government report said that of the states listed for the scheme, Ker...

Sharon Stone to Raise AIDS Awareness in Dubai

...tone and other star are heading for Dubai to raise funds for AIDS victims and the actress and the project amfAR hopes top raise maximum money from the pockets of rich nobles in the Gulf emirate known for its discrimination towards HIV patients, as well as gay people. According to a report prepared by th...

AIDS Charity AVERT Launches Stop AIDS in Children Campaign

...ce to stop child AIDS deaths by committingspecific funds for prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services in the developing world. They failed to do so. Over 1 million children may die over the next three years as a result. In response, the Stop AIDS in Children campaign is asking for urgen...

Bush Again Vetoes Embryonic Stem Cell Research Bill

...turn his earlier prohibition against using federal funds for any research involving human embryo destructio.... Private foundations and some states have offered funds for research with embryonic stem cells in the wake of Bush's previous veto....

Childrens Health Program Covering More Adults Than Children

...children health insurance program. SCHIP funnels funds through states to families that cannot afford health insurance but earn too much to qualify for Medicaid. "The children and families are here as personal eye witnesses to how important children's hospitals are," said Lawrence McAndrews, head of the ...

Chikungunya Spreads as Funds Remain Unspent

Nearly half the central government funds allocated to fight chikungunya last year remained ...e Rs. 22 million that it received from the central funds - this when state had 762,026 suspected cases of chikungunya, more than half of all reported cases i...

Iraq's Orphans Left to the Kindness of Strangers

...lped care for, Hassan opened his own facility with funds collected from friends and neighbours. The house is cramped but clean, the bunkbeds are freshly made, and the children, aged five to 16, are active and healthy. Volunteers teach reading and math, play with the children, sew clothes, and prepare meal...

New Research Centre at Sydney to Lead Cancer Fight

...cancer research coupled with the massive amount of funds will bring Australia closer to one day finding a cure for disease. "We believe that by bringing all these researchers together under one roof, the research output will be enormously magnified," the Professor said. The centre will house up to 400 ca...

Health Tourists Put Spanish Service Under Strain

...re speaking out over what they say are the lack of funds and human resources to treat so many within the na... (110 million dollars). He adds that EU cohesion funds destined to aid tourism in the region -- healthcare is administered on a regional basis in decentral...

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