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Mercy Ship Sails On From Liberia After Four-Year Rebuilding Effort

Liberian leaders pay tribute to Africa Mercy crew and commit to continue progress. Broadcast video of President Sirleaf's speech onboard the Africa Mercy, hi-res photos and general Mercy Ships footage are available for download with registration at www.mercyshipsnews.org or upon request. ...

Redskins' Draft Pick Malcolm Kelly Energized By Trip To Mercy Ship In Liberia

NFL rookie encourages Liberian Sports Initiatives, visits patients, meets with President Sirleaf while part of Mercy Ships Crew Garden Valley, TX (PRWEB) July 12, 2008 -- Recently returned from a week-long international humanitarian mission to support Mercy Ships, his ...

Gold Star Resources Corp. Launches Humanitarian Society to Aid Liberian People

... the petroleum systems of West Africa, with its initial acquisition onshore liberia where previous exploration was never completed due to political unrest, but...o. NR-001) that was issued earlier this year by the National Oil company of liberia (NOCAL). The tiny West African state of 3.5 million people was largely...

Youth to Fight Obesity With World's Largest Exercise Class

...ES events have taken place in all 50 states and countries around the world, such as England, South Africa, Poland, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, liberia and Taiwan. Putnam School in Marietta, Ohio, has been participating in Project ACES events for more than 10 years. "Our school's jump rope...

Mercy Ship Arrives in Benin

...impact of our last visit with our new hospital ship," Stephens said. This is the fourth visit by a Mercy Ship to Benin in the past 12 years. liberia was the Africa Mercy's last tour of duty. Around 40 African crewmembers are included in the international complement of 35 nations represented by the ...

Book examines heath care delivery in war-torn Africa

...nd the African American community in the United States. While his book has implications for other regions of sub-Saharan Africa, the destruction of liberia became the inspiration for the book. Buseh lost his two youngest brothers to the violence, as well as several nursing colleagues and friends from ...

Good News in Africa: Beyond the headlines

...on (NGO), sent over $3,000,000 of vitally needed medical supplies to various hospitals throughout Africa, including those in Ethiopia, Ghana, Lesotho, liberia and Uganda. These countries are emerging democracies, with a commitment towards developing their national infrastructure, particularly in the area of...

Tenegar Town Celebrates Dedication Of New Clinic As Beacon Of Hope

...nding villages for many years to come. Monrovia, liberia (Vocus) November 26, 2008 -- Hundreds of Tenegar Town residents and communi...n, and Drake family of California. "A billboard in the city says liberia will rise again," stated Mercy Ships Managing Director Ken Berry. &qu...

Mercy Ships Ensures That Liberian Technicians "know how to fix it"

... Mentoring Biomedical Technicians Program in liberia completes successful first year Monrovia, liberia (Vocus) November 14, 2008 -- One of the biggest ch...ability of functional medical equipment. Although liberia is in the process of rebuilding, much of the count...

USAID Awards $70 Million for the Prevention and Treatment of Obstetric Fistula

...onal organization that operates a fleet of hospital ships that provide necessary health care to the poor. The Agency will be supporting Mercy Ships in liberia in 2008 that will not only provide medical care, but will also help to train surgeons and build medical center capacity in Sierra Leone. In addition, ...
Liberia in Medical Technology

GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip

... thousands of women and girls have suffered systematic rape and torture in Democratic Republic of the Congo since conflict there began in 1998. liberia has a culture of sexual violence that is a carry-over from years of conflict there. South Africa has one of the highest reported rates of rape ...
Liberia in Biological News

Wild Gorillas Handy with a Stick

... Editor : Read the original article on PLoS Biology, with pictures! When chimpanzees were first seen using tools in liberia in 1951, little was known about great ape behavior in the wild. The sighting was published as a short note by Harry Beatty in the Journal of Mammalogy...
Liberia in Biological Technology

Growing Interest in DNA-Based Genetic Testing Among African American with Historic Election of President Elect Barack Obama

...Leone India.Arie -- Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, liberia Jim Brown - Nigeria Don Cheadle - Cameroon Kim...Freeman - Niger Whoopi Goldberg -- Sierra Leone, liberia Louis Gossett Jr. -- Sierra Leone, liberia Judge Hatchett - Nigeria Tom Joyner -- Sierra L...
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