Approximately 100 women will be contributing 1000 blankets to the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day drive which aims to produce 21 000 blankets by April 21 and create a world record in the process.
Africare in the News
On Friday, March 6, Africare/Senegal hosted a breakfast in celebration of International Women’s Day. The theme was Female Entrepreneurship in Senegal.
MPENJE Village in Kalambo District, Rukwa Region has recorded zero maternal deaths for the past three years, thanks to the efforts of Africare, a non-governmental organization which focuses on reducing maternal deaths and child mortalities among rural communities.
Africare’s Katelyn Brewer joined Chris Waters on Radio Today to discuss the community-led initiative, #Diepsloot2030. South Africa’s Diepsloot township is often characterized negatively in the media as stricken with poverty and crime, but these perceptions don’t do justice to the energetic, positive efforts of Diepsloot’s residents to enliven their community.
Africare President Darius Mans joined host Shaka Ssali to discuss some of the biggest stories of 2014 and what impact they might have in the new year.
The Ministry of Health entered into an agreement with at least three international NGOs and one local NGO for the management of US$6 million to revive routine health services in five counties considered most affected by the Ebola virus.
Ruge was struck that much of the coverage depicted Africans only as victims. Little mention was made of their potential role in wiping out the deadly epidemic.
The materials include examination gloves, surgical gowns, surgical materials, personal protective equipment, oral re-hydration salt and body pressure materials, among others.
Innovations such as pulse readings by webcam and triage by SMS are just some of the ideas coders are pursuing to help rein in Ebola.
Suite à sa nomination comme ambassadeur, l’artiste Pape Diouf a animé un concert vendredi dernier au Grand Théâtre dans le but d’apporter sa contribution en vue de l’éradication de la maladie à fièvre hémorragique Ebola.