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Bipartisan Panel of Industry, NGO and Academic Experts Proposes New Rules for Science in Federal Regulation

Goal to Distinguish Science Questions from Policy Debates Agencies Should Empanel Scientific Advisory Committees Solely of Members with Relevant Scientific Expertise; Improve Disclosure and Transparency WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bipartisan panel of top...

Egyptian Doctor, Nicaraguan NGO Win 2009 UN Population Award

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Egyptian doctor, Mahmoud Fathalla, and a Nicaraguan non-governmental organization, Movimiento Comunal Nicaraguense (MCN), have won this year's United Nations Population Award. The Award is given to individuals and institutions for outst...

American-Based NGO Sends Emergency Medical Relief to Uganda

In the slums of Jinja, the second largest city in Uganda, healthcare is particularly scarce. Through PROJECT C.U.R.E.'s partnership with the Agatha Foundation Medical Center, approximately $1 million worth of medical supplies and equipment will be placed into the hands of doctors in Uganda, enhan...

Thai 'Condom King's' NGO Wins Gates Award for Anti-AIDS Work

Thailand's "Condom King" will receive a one-million-dollar award from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday on behalf of the group he founded to promote family planning and AIDS prevention. Mechai Viravaidya, the founder and chairman of the Population and Community Development Ass...

African NGO Sets 20-million-dollar Goal to Fight Disease

The non-governmental organisation Friends Africa said Wednesday it is setting a goal to raise 20 million dollars (15 million euros) to combat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, ravaging the continent, a spokesman said on Wednesday. "We are raising 20 million dollars in the next one year to co...

US NGO to Counsel HIV/AIDS Patients in Assam

Guwahati: A leading US HIV/AIDS healthcare provider will soon be reaching out to hundreds of people living with the virus in Assam to provide treatment and support//. The US-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will set up three voluntary counselling and testing centres in Assam's main city ...

Corporate Hospital and NGO stirred to help children with heart disease

Apollo hospitals have joined hands with the NGO, Madras Round Table 1, in an altruistic gesture to offer treatment for poor children with heart diseases. The novel// partnership has been named ‘Save A Child’s Heart’ (SACH). With the motto ‘Save one child per day’ they aim to give underprivile...

Japanese NGO Assures Rs 75 Lakh for Leprosy Centre Relocation

Concerned over the deteriorating condition of a leprosy centre in the capital, a Japanese NGO has assured to donate Rs 75 lakh for either relocation or reconstruction of the facility. // Yohei Sasakawa, President of Nippon Foundation and goodwill ambassador of World Health Organisation (WHO) ...

Chinese NGO To Popularize Sex Education For Youngsters

A largest NGO in China is all set to propagate a new method of sex education for youngsters throughout the country. // Xi Xiaoping, vice president with the China Family Planning Association, said: 'Puberty and child-bearing age have arrived earlier in recent years, but sex education is lagging ...

EU Move Against Mercury Should Be Adopted in India: NGO

A Delhi-based environmental group Friday welcomed the European Union (EU) Parliament's resolution to ban mercury trade which causes environmental pollution, and urged the Indian government to do likewise. Toxics Link and other green groups hailed the EU resolution on Wednesday. The...

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NGO in Biological Technology

New Leadership Team at International Trachoma Initiative to Build Stronger Partnerships to Eliminate Blinding Trachoma

... Priority is collaborating effectively with government and ngo partners and strengthening the supply chain for delivering Pfizer-donated Zithromax ATLANTA, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International...

From Race Cars and Google Doodles to Day Spas and Night Lights: Groups Across the U.S. Prepare to Join World Diabetes Day Celebrations on November 14

...her national and global events to mark World Diabetes Day. IDF will host an ngo Briefing and hold a panel discussion at the UN to discuss access to essenti...revention and a cure worldwide. The International Diabetes Federation is an ngo in official relations with the World Health Organization and an associated ...

International Diabetes Federation Calls for Global Action to Keep All Children With Diabetes Alive

... and their healthcare providers. Its mission is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide. The International Diabetes Federation is an ngo in official relations with the World Health Organization and an associated NGO with the United Nations Department of Public Information. The Internati...

Napo Pharmaceuticals Will Provide Pediatric Formulation of Crofelemer at Cost to Developing Nations to Help Treat Life-Threatening Diarrhoel Diseases (Subject to FDA Approval)

...caregivers and the families of those children with diarrheal diseases, may be positively affected through this partnership. Napo is seeking additional ngo partners for similar programs. "Napo is committed to a business model that not only reaches the lucrative Western markets, but will also allow us to...

Ten Extraordinary Innovations Line Up For US $100,000 Saatchi & Saatchi Award For World Changing Ideas

...es including AIDS, TB, Malaria and mental health. By using an adaptation of children's book technology -- the talking book -- South Africa's largest ngo is able to overcome adult illiteracy, enabling patients and care workers to identify illnesses, to know where to go for treatment and how to take t...

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Recommends Tighter Control of Blood Glucose Levels After Meals in People With Diabetes

...h diabetes, their families, and their healthcare providers. The mission of IDF is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide. IDF is an ngo in official relations with the World Health Organization and associated with the United Nations Department of Public Information. Additional informati...
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