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07 Oct 2014 description
report Canadian Red Cross

Ottawa, le 7 octobre 2014 – La Croix-Rouge canadienne est ravie d’annoncer que neuf institutions financières au Canada acceptent désormais des dons en argent destinés à appuyer les efforts déployés par la Croix-Rouge pour endiguer la flambée d’Ebola qui sévit en Afrique de l’Ouest.

17 Apr 2007 description
report Canadian Red Cross

Ottawa, April 17 - Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce the expansion of its successful malaria program, which has distributed nearly 2.6 million mosquito nets in six African countries. These activities have been made possible through the generous support of the Canadian International Development Agency.

The Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of International Cooperation and Minister for La Francophonie and Official Languages, today announced that Canada is committing $20 million to the Canadian Red Cross malaria program and other malaria programs aimed at saving lives in …

27 Nov 2006 description
report Canadian Red Cross

(Freetown, Sierra Leone, November 27, 2006) - The Canadian Red Cross and the Sierra Leone Red Cross Societies have successfully completed the distribution of 875,000 long-lasting insecticide-treated bed-nets to all families with children under five years of age. These bed-nets are expected in the first year alone to save the lives of up to 5,000 children in Sierra Leone.

"Many babies die here and mine are very small.

17 Nov 2006 description
report Canadian Red Cross

(Ottawa, November 17, 2006) - Canadian Red Cross is launching its sixth and largest Preventing Malaria in Africa campaign, protecting all children in Sierra Leone under five years of age from this deadly disease.

Between November 20 and 26, with support from the Canadian Red Cross, over 4,000 volunteers from the Sierra Leone Red Cross will distribute 875,000 long-lasting insecticide-treated bed-nets, which will provide protection for up to four years.

Although preventable and treatable, malaria is the leading killer of African children under five - one child dies every 30 seconds.