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Africa: Children Affected By Conflict Cannot Wait for Their Education

All Africa 11 Aug 2022
From Ethiopia to Chad and Palestine, Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the UN's fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, is helping millions of boys and girls affected by conflict around the world to pursue their dreams ....

Footsteps for Africa

Santa Barbara News-Press 11 Aug 2022
Footsteps for Africa has helped children at Oshamukweni Combined School in Namibia ... “Upon learning the critical needs of these disadvantaged children in Namibia, and as a mother myself, nothing was more important to us than to support Footsteps for Africa in helping these children succeed,” Mrs.

Germany reports its first case of monkeypox in a child

The Telegraph India 11 Aug 2022
Monkeypox in children outside Germany. Other cases in children have been reported in the US, France, the Netherlands and Spain ... Overall, Hunter said that although the risk of severe disease and death in very young children is indeed greater than in healthy adults, it will still be "quite a bit lower than we have seen in Africa in recent years.".

What to know about monkeypox as kids head back to school

Indianapolis Recorder 11 Aug 2022
A handful of cases among children have been reported in the U.S., out of nearly 9,000 cases reported so far ...People hug their children and sit on the couch with them ... How can parents best protect their children? ... Based on cases of monkeypox in Africa, Bryant said there is a concern that young children may be at higher risk for severe disease.

Sabinal Ministerial Alliance hosting prayer service Aug. 14

Uvalde Leader News 11 Aug 2022
In addition, multiple children won various prizes during the summer reading party, where the children and parents were served pizza, cupcakes, and ice cream ... The lush forest, complete with real plants, stuffed snakes, colorful birds, and even a bridge to cross over, made the children feel they really were in deepest Africa.

London kids to be offered polio shot after more virus found

Times Free Press 11 Aug 2022
LONDON (AP) — Children ages 1-9 in London were made eligible for booster doses of a polio vaccine Wednesday after British health authorities reported finding evidence the virus has spread in multiple areas of the city but found no cases of the paralytic disease in people ... The decision to offer young children boosters was a precaution, it said.

Negative impact of forced labor in U.S. affects other countries: report

ECNS 11 Aug 2022
Truth and Facts." ... Citing data from the U.S. Department of State, the report said that up to 100,000 people are trafficked to the United States annually and fall victim to forced labor ... Even children have fallen victim to forced labor by U.S ... Media reports revealed that the number of affected children in West Africa and Guatemala working for the U.S.

‘We can sell your body parts’: the poverty lurking behind a tourist paradise

The Daily Telegraph 10 Aug 2022
It is mid-morning, and the children – along with dozens of ... Thirty-five per cent of children are stunted as a result of inadequate nutrition, and 29 per cent of 20-24 year old women were married as children – one of the highest child marriage rates in Africa, according to Unicef.

CaliberMRI, Inc. Announces Award to Improve Pediatric Brain Imaging at More than 25 Sites Around ...

Longview News-Journal 10 Aug 2022
10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --�CaliberMRI, an industry leader in standardization of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), has been awarded a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve repeatability and reproducibility of diagnostic imaging for neonatal and pediatric brain development of children in Africa and Southeast Asia.

As polio spreads, London children offered vaccine booster

East Bay Times 10 Aug 2022
LONDONChildren ages 1-9 in London were made eligible for booster doses of a polio vaccine Wednesday after British health authorities reported finding evidence the virus has spread in multiple areas of the city but found no cases of the paralytic disease in people ... Polio is a disease often spread in water that mostly affects children under 5.

Single father caters for son with cerebral palsy after mother abandoned them

Joy Online 10 Aug 2022
This was because their son showed some signs that worried them ... But caring for children with cerebral palsy is a day job on its own and can be overwhelming ... Although there are no official statistics on the number of children with the disorder, Cerebral Palsy Africa estimates that one child per 300 births has the condition in Ghana ... .

Idris Elba shows off his biceps in a form-fitting black T-shirt as he greets fans ...

The Daily Mail 10 Aug 2022
Samuels is a man who brings his two daughters to Africa, ... 'It's about a family that go back to a small village in West Africa to mourn the death of a loved one, my ex-wife and my childrens' mother,' he explained during a recent appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Birmingham: 'Action not reports' needed on healthcare racism

BBC News 10 Aug 2022
Birmingham is home to 8% of the Black African and Black Caribbean populations in England and in the city, infant deaths are at their highest when the mother was born in the Caribbean or Central Africa, with inequalities continue into education where black Caribbean children are ...

PH won’t get monkeypox vax this year, maybe 2023

Manila Standard 10 Aug 2022
The Philippines is not likely to get access to monkeypox vaccines this year due to rising demand for the jab, the Department of Health said Wednesday ... Three manufacturers of monkeypox vaccines have so far been identified by the DOH ... But this is still at the initial stage,” Vergeire added ... In Africa, the virus notably affects children ... Symptoms? ... .

The United States' Practice of Forced Labor at Home and Abroad: Truth and Facts

People Daily 10 Aug 2022
2.Forced labor of women and children is appalling ... American mines, tobacco farms and textile factories started hiring and exploiting children since over a century ago ... The Washington Post reported that about 452 children died of workplace injuries in the United States between 2003 and 2016, including 237 child fatalities in agriculture.

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