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2013-05-17 23:15:34

A new 5-year guarantee through Pledge Guarantee for Health (PGH) has the potential to unlock immense private sector financing, accelerating efforts to achieve MDGs. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Today, leading global health and development experts from the public and private sectors are joining forces at the 2013 GBCHealth Conference to announce a new partnership that will leverage private sector funding to speed up delivery and access to life-saving health supplies such as...

2013-01-30 23:00:16

CELF & Vestergaard Frandsen Partner in Sustainability Education Program New York, New York (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 The Children´s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF) (http://www.celfeducation.org) has partnered with Vestergaard Frandsen (VF) to launch the “LifeStraw® “100 Schools” Water Campaign. CELF is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to making sustainability education an integral part of every school´s curricula and culture....

2011-04-25 15:15:00

KAKAMEGA, Kenya, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Close to one million LifeStraw(®) Family water filters will be donated and installed in households in the Western Province of Kenya beginning on 26 April 2011. The province-wide, door-to-door, free distribution program will last five weeks and will reach about 90 percent of all homes without access to safe municipal water sources. It will provide at least ten years worth of safe drinking water for Kenyan residents and do so...

2008-09-15 06:00:35

KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new approach to fighting malaria, diarrhoeal diseases and HIV was launched today in the Western Kenyan district of Kakamega in Lurambi division. The new campaign will provide a basic care package consisting of a PermaNet(R) long-lasting insecticide-treated bed net, a LifeStraw(R) water purification tool, condoms and educational materials as encouragement for residents to participate in a voluntary HIV counseling and testing campaign. The...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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