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WASHINGTON D.C., 4 August 2011 – The Measles Initiative today announced it has helped vaccinate one billion children in more than 60 developing countries since 2001, making significant gains in the global effort to stop measles.
Washington, D.C. (October 2, 2009) - "The United Nations Foundation applauds the Administration and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for its strong stance and continued efforts to end sexual violence against women and children in conflict-related situations.
"This action, coupled with Secretary Clinton's visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in April, demonstrates that the United States' support of women and children goes beyond mere words.
by Ken Bacon
When Refugees International visited the Nyabiheke camp for Congolese refugees in Rwanda, we asked a doctor there to describe the camp's biggest health problem and her most urgent need. Without hesitation, Dr. Ann Kao said the biggest problem in the camp was malaria, and her biggest need was bed nets to protect families from mosquito bites in their sleep.
We would have gotten the same answer in almost any refugee camp in Africa.
Innovative technology deployed to help improve healthcare delivery and save lives
WASHINGTON, DC, GENEVA and LONDON (September 9, 2008) - The United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Foundation's Technology Partnership (Technology Partnership) announced today the expansion of its mobile health (mHealth) program in Africa.