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Senior Church Leaders in Lesotho Pledge to Fight AIDS

...More than 55 percent of 180,000 children have been orphaned by AIDS, the statement said. The NAC and the UN have been collaborating closely with religious leaders and faith-based organisations to respond to the HIV epidemic, it said....

Iraq's Orphans Left to the Kindness of Strangers

...e war, but Hassan says that the majority have been orphaned by divorce, with the collapse of Iraqi society replicating itself in an increasing number of broken homes....

Red Cross renders emergency relief efficiently

...atised by the death of bread winners, children are orphaned and houses are lost. 'It's a complex situation. Bringing emergency relief to refugees and victims of poverty and disasters has been our key activity,' says a doctor at the St Johns Medical College, Bangalore. It would not be fair not to mention ...

UNICEF to Help Children Fight AIDS

...transmission, and assisting children who have been orphaned by AIDS. We must build momentum to achieve positive results for children." According to UNICEF's report, AIDS causes the death of nearly 2.9 million people around the world annually. Early diagnosis and treatment have to be provided to prevent spre...

'Father' of Aids Orphans in Kenya Dies

...n. More than 1.5 million Kenyan children have been orphaned due to AIDS, and some 300,000 orphans are themselves HIV-positive. "It is very unfortunate that D'Agostino has died before fulfilling one more of his dreams to construct a model village for Kenya's Aids orphans, matching them with another frequently...

Commemoration of World AIDS Day

...ell as provide care for the children who have been orphaned by it. Better health care for those who suffer from the disease, is also promoted by the ADRA in order to help them to lead longer, more productive lives. "Every year, World AIDS Day strengthens my personal commitment to take proactive action to pr...

Massive expansion of Anti-AIDS programme in Southern Africa

... with HIV/AIDS and 460 000 children that have been orphaned or made vulnerable by the disease," she said. Le Goff said, "It is important that aid agencies and national governments work together to avoid duplication and move the overall response to this epidemic to a larger scale". Kapila said, "Western coun...

Expulsion of two HIV positive boys from Gujarat Orphanage

... take a risk. "The orphanage houses 162 children orphaned by the 2001 Gujarat quake.Our orphanage is not a project for the care of HIV positive people, " added Arya. Eventually, the boys handed over to a local NGO, the Kutch Network of Positive People (KNPP), and are now living with a volunteer and a dist...

Decrease in AIDS prevalence rate in Kenya

... are getting them. "1.2 million children have been orphaned from HIV/AIDS- related illnesses. About 164 people are infected by HIV every day, which translates to 60,000 new infections annually. "90,000 people infected by AIDS had been enrolled on life-prolonging anti-retroviral drugs. "However, the number of ...

Barcelona soccer club to Fund Help for Children with AIDS

...cents as well as the support and care for children orphaned by the disease. The agreement also includes allowing the Spanish and European champion's scarlet and blue jersey to have UNICEF's logo on its front, the first time in the club's 107-year history when such an arrangement has been allowed. NLA...

Clinton, Gates Highlight Treatment, Discrimination of AIDS

...ildren affected by the virus - in particular those orphaned through parents succumbing to AIDS. Unicef spokeswoman Helga Kuhn told the conference that AIDS orphans were the "problem of the future", as the organisation predicts there will be almost 16 million AIDS orphans by 2010, up from 12 million at the e...

Court Fines Newspaper for Revealing AIDS Orphan's Identity

...to pay compensation and apologise to a young woman orphaned by AIDS for revealing her identity and for unethical reporting.// Beijing Chaoyang District Court ordered the local China Times to pay the 19-year-old woman 20,000 yuan (2,500 US dollars) and issue an apology on its front page for a report publishe...

AIDS: Why the pandemic outpaces us

...re than 15 million children in the world have been orphaned by AIDS and receive practically no care or support. India's performance too created dramatic headlines. According to the report, India was leading with 5.7 million HIV infections followed closely by South Africa's 5.5 million. The 'panic and shock'...

Kerala Govt To Adopt Orphaned Kids Of HIV Infected Parents

Eight-year-old twins Amal and Amrutha, who became orphaned after their HIV-infected parents died four years ago, will be formally adopted by the Kerala Government at a function here tomorrow.// The function, being organised by Cheruvathur Grama Panchayat to completely take care of the children's health, ed...

Ker Govt To Adopt Orphaned Kids Of HIV Infected Parents

Eight-year-old twins Amal and Amrutha, who became orphaned after their HIV-infected parents died four years ago, will be formally adopted by the Kerala Government at a function here tomorrow //. The function, being organised by Cheruvathur Grama Panchayat to completely take care of the children's health, e...

Aids Seems More Prevalent Among Goan’s – Governor Visiond

...other-to-child transmission and free schooling for orphaned children, and finally care and financial assistance to suffering people. Next to South Africa, India stands for AIDS infection. In India, 90 per cent of the infected persons are in the productive age group of 15-49 years out of which 32 per cent a...

Prince Harry Launches AIDS Charity In Memory Of Princess Diana

...ss Diana//. The charity's aim is to help children orphaned by AIDS in Lesotho, which Harry visited two years ago. He was there again Friday for the launch of the charity, which is called "Sentebale", meaning "Forget me not". The 21-year-old prince told the BBC that he wanted to help the stricken children ...

Zimbabwe To Get £22-Million For Support Of AIDS/HIV Childre

...nutes, a child dies of HIV/AIDS and yet another is orphaned in Zimbabwe. In an attempt to change this pathetic... in care of vulnerable children. A majority of the orphaned children are being absorbed either by distant relatives or into extended families. The orphans and...

UNICEF To Launch A Programme For Zimbabwe Children

...bwe//, where one child dies of AIDS and another is orphaned every 20 minutes. In a statement Wednesday, UNICE...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, ma...

Motivation Yardstick: Rewards or Punishment? Discover the Superior Performance Trigger

...ve a target. The non-punishing group was virtually orphaned with most people crossing over to the ‘punishing group’. Though the latter rounds did not really have any punishment, it was observed that just by a mere threat of punishment, the participants were triggered into putting their best foot forward. ...

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