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2014-05-01 16:35:01

This editorial by Jean Lebel is available for posting and publication. An English-language version of this editorial was published to the Ottawa Citizen Aid & Development Blog May 1, 2014. A photograph by IDRC/Panos/Sven Torfinn is also availble for posting and publication. Please contact Isabelle Bourgeault-Tassé at ibourgeault-tasse@idrc.ca for more information. OTTAWA, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - More than two decades ago, southern Manitoba rancher and federal agriculture minister...

2014-05-01 12:32:31

Mayor to declare May 1st M5M(SM) day in the City FRISCO, Texas, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mannatech®, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), the pioneer of nutritional glycobiology, leading innovator of naturally-sourced supplements based on Real Food Technology® solutions, and creator of the M5M(SM) (Mission 5 Million(SM)) social entrepreneurial movement, celebrates its 20(th) Anniversary with the company's MannaFest Conference. More than 2,000 people from up to 22 countries will...

FEMA Launches Campaign To Prepare Americans For Natural Disasters
2014-04-29 07:54:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A collaborative campaign has been launched to prepare Americans for natural disasters. The campaign – called “America’s PrepareAthon!” – encourages people around the country to practice preparedness now before the next disaster or national emergency strikes. America’s PrepareAthon! is directed as part of President Obama’s Presidential Policy Directive 8: National Preparedness and is being led by the Federal Emergency...

2014-04-25 08:23:10

Lessons from Sandy Outlines New Federal Framework for Disaster Recovery CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A report released today by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy recommends a new federal framework for disaster recovery that will make coastal regions more resilient in the decades ahead, saving billions in the process. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140424/78258 Lessons from Sandy: Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions, co-authored...

2014-04-23 23:06:40

WebEOC Core provides essential capabilities of WebEOC in a hosted solution. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Intermedix Corporation is proud to announce its new product offering, WebEOC Core. WebEOC Core is the newest addition to the WebEOC platform, which is currently used for emergency management and daily operations by hundreds of agencies in the United States and around the world. Featuring pre-configured board sets, WebEOC Core provides the most essential capabilities of...

2014-04-21 23:10:46

More than 200 healthcare professionals from around Colorado took part in this educational event for safety net providers. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 The 14th Annual Forum offered more than twenty hours of high quality educational programming and networking during the two and a half day event April 9th to 11th at the Sheraton Denver West in Lakewood. “We are very pleased with the success of this year’s annual Forum,” said Michelle Mills, chief executive officer at Colorado...

2014-04-16 11:14:10

Youngest children from most vulnerable populations benefit most Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The results suggest that the youngest children from the most vulnerable populations benefit most in terms of clinically relevant growth gains, particularly for weight. Poor nutrition in early childhood has both short and long term health effects and underlies around a third of...

2014-04-08 08:29:46

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will take part in the Mental Health Commission of Canada's event regarding the At Home/Chez Soi project, the world's largest pilot project on homelessness and mental health. She will also officially launch the Government's new approach to combat homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the event. Please note that all details are subject to change. All...

2014-04-07 16:25:32

OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), will take part in the Mental Health Commission of Canada's event regarding the At Home/Chez Soi project, the world's largest pilot project on homelessness and mental health. She will also officially launch the Government's new approach to combat homelessness. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow the event. Please note that all details are subject to change. All...

2014-04-03 16:23:05

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, April 10, Friendship Place will host its annual spring symposium, a discussion titled, A Hidden Challenge: Homelessness Among Youth & Young Adults. A reception will be held at 6:30pm and the program will follow from 7-8:30pm. Hidden among us are youth without safe or stable shelter. Many also lack the basic resources and supports necessary to prepare for adulthood. According to the Metropolitan Washington Council...


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