Birthing Project USA Unites to Reduce the African-American Infant Mortality Rate: Pilgrimage to Babyland
-- African- American babies are 2.5 times more likely to die at birth
than other babies.
-- The US Infant Mortality Rate currently ranks 42nd behind every other developed nation, including Cuba and Taiwan.
-- Shelby County Cemetery is the home of BABYLAND, the final resting ...
Qualms Of Bird Flu Risk During Haj Pilgrimage
Amid fears of bird flu pandemic, WHO expert assert that Haj should be called off in case a human-to-human contamination of the virus is discovered. //
According to Didier Pittet, director of the Infection Control Programme at Geneva’s University Hospitals, millions of pilgrims who gather in Mecc...
Moet & Chandon Releases Grand Vintage 1929 Magnum Commemorating First-Ever Academy Awards(R) To Benefit Motion Picture & Television Fund
...airs beautifully with the level of artistic achievement celebrated at the Oscars over the past 81 years."
The Grand Vintage 1929 Magnum made the pilgrimage
from Moet & Chandon's cellars in Epernay, France to Los Angeles, a journey Moet & Chandon champagnes have made since Hollywood's earliest days...
Muslim Groups Kick Off Ramadan With Anti-Smoking Initiative
...king, food, drink, and other sensual pleasures from
break of dawn to sunset. Fasting (along with the declaration of faith,
daily prayers, charity, and pilgrimage
to Mecca) is one of the "five
pillars" of Islam. The month-long fast will begin in most of the world on
Thursday, September 13.] The Washington-based...
Cancer-hit Geelani to Travel Abroad for Specialized Treatment
...uest," Akbar said.
Geelani's passport was impounded in 1981 and he has not been allowed to move out of India. But he was permitted to go on Hajj pilgrimage
"We hope India will consider our appeal on humanitarian grounds and allow Geelani to travel abroad," Akbar said.
Hajj Pilgrims Need Flu Shots – Says British Doctor
...tating global influenza pandemic because only too few of the worshippers are being vaccinated before they go – says the British doctors.
The hajj pilgrimage
is considered to be one of the largest annual gathering of people attracting more than two million pilgrims from around the world. “Though the journe...
Indians might be spreading Polio
... year, of which, 254 were from Uttar Pradesh.Last year, only 29 cases were reported from this state.
"It may be possible that people going for Haj pilgrimage
from the country could have transmitted the polio virus to people of other countries," Bayar said.
He said specifically that it was Uttar Pradesh ...
Drawing from Myth to Become Mistress of Spices
...ook her in.
'One elderly Aravani and a Muslim family changed my life,' she told IANS at Villupuram, where hundreds of Aravanis gathered for their pilgrimage
to Koovagam village Tuesday.
'The elderly Aravani introduced me to the Muslim family who kept me as their cook for 10 years'. It is this family ...
Haj Pilgrims Being Tested For Presence Of Bird Flu Infection
... of bird flu infection following their arrival at Mecca.// These individuals who have been found to be devoid of any infection will continue their haj pilgrimage
and participate in the rites due to begin by the second week of January.
There has been an increasing global fear regarding the possibility of a...