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Apne Aap Women Worldwide (Apne Aap)

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Apne Aap Women Worldwide (Apne Aap) is a non-governmental organization which was founded in 2002 by twenty-two women from Mumbai’s red light district with a vision of a world where no woman can be bought or sold. Apne Aap's mission is to increase choices for at-risk girls and women in order to...

Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation (WOTCLEF)

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WOTCLEF is a non-governmental organization, which was initiated and founded by Her Excellency, Chief (Mrs.) Amina Titi Atiku Abubakar, wife of the Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1999, and which is committed to building an international coalition that restores human dignity...

Women Initiative for Prosperity (WIP)

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The Women’s Initiative for Prosperity (WIP) is a Ugandan community-based NGO. The organisation uses a holistic approach in its development projects. This ensures that projects are not only focused on restoring people and their communities to their pre-crisis conditions, but also on establishing a...

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Body Shop & MTV partner with NGO to help prevent HIV/AIDS

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To illustrate the power of the word Yes when it comes to safe sex, The Body Shop and MTV Networks International have created a one minute promotional film, "Yes, Yes, Yes to Safe Sex". The film shows young people from different backgrounds illustrating the film's message in various ways.

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UNILAB supports Governments campaign to make medicine accessible to the poor

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The market price of medicines in the Philippines is among the highest in the world—40%–70% more than in neighbouring countries, according to the Philippine Department of Health. Some drugs cost 10 times more in the Philippines than in neighbouring countries.

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Partnerships bring fuel services to northern Mozambique medical clinics

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In a country with 500 doctors for almost 20 million people, initiatives that can expand the reach of health services to rural people are in critical demand but in short supply. In northern Mozambique, the big challenge for health clinics is the lack of reliable fuel to light medical operations and...

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Strategic partnerships improve child health in Mali

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Pésinet, devised in 2002 by Brussels-based Afrique Initiatives, is an early warning method for monitoring the health conditions of children from low-income families. Its concept is simple: mothers subscribe to Pésinet’s services for a nominal fee, and in return a local Pésinet representative weighs...

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Parternships in Belarus providing affordable Health Care to the Poor

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Cardiovascular diseases are common among the population of Belarus. Belarus lacks quick cardiac diagnostic and treatment services in many remote areas outside of major cities. Telemedicine offers a solution to this problem by connecting a doctor in a local hospital with a cardiac specialist in a...

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Sanofi-aventis and WHO partner to fight sleeping sickness in Africa

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Sanofi-aventis, the largest pharmaceutical company in Europe and the fourth-largest in the world, began a partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2001 to fight sleeping sickness and other neglected diseases affecting the world’s poorest people.

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Cooperation between Mentor International and IKEA

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In 2008, IKEA Social Initiative collaborated with Mentor International to address drug abuse and its health implications among young people in five countries Croatia, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Romania and Russia. The school based initiative for 12-14 year olds has been adapted for each country and...