Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
2nd arrest in alleged rape of 5-year-old Indian police have arrested a second man in connection with the alleged rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi, a police spokesman said Monday. The second suspect is accused of being an accomplice in the case, which has prompted protests in the streets of New Delhi. More
Donors Pledge Support for Curbing HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria - AEGIS Donors Pledge Support for Curbing... - AllAfrica.com 12/5/2013 - 6:51 am | View Link
Global Fund Donors Pledge US$12 Billion - TheStreet.com Global Fund Donors Pledge US$12 Billion - ABC News 4 Charleston 12/3/2013 - 4:24 am | View Link
President Obama Pledges $100 Million to Find Cure for HIV - Gay.com What World AIDS Day means to me - Sydney Star Observer 12/2/2013 - 3:45 pm | View Link
President Obama Announces Unprecedented Support for the Global Fund ... - Sacramento Bee President Obama Announces Unprecedented Support for the Global Fund ... - WVNS 12/2/2013 - 5:33 am | View Link
The Philanthropic 50 Itâe™s easy to make a commitment and issue a press release. These people actually put the most money to work for good Read more 12/6/2013 - 10:15 pm | View Link
Donors Pledge Support for Curbing HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria Health officials, world leaders and donors from around the world met this week at the Global Fund’s Fourth Replenishment Conference in Washington to increase financial support -- and to highlight the progress made in fighting the three diseases. Fund officials aim to raise up to $15 billion for the next three-year funding cycle, 2014-2016. That would represent a $4.6 billion increase over the ... 12/5/2013 - 10:55 am | View Link
Site Search The United States has committed up to $5 billion for global efforts to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria over the next 3 years, representing a $1 billion increase over the last 3-year pledge, said a PR Newswire release yesterday. 12/3/2013 - 6:57 pm | View Link
Global Fund Donors Pledge US$12 Billion WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Donors at the launch of the Global Fund's Fourth Replenishment today pledged US$12.0 billion for the next three years, the largest amount ever committed to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. In remarks made at a pledging session here today, several partners echoed the Global Fund leadership's determination to attract further commitments during ... 12/3/2013 - 4:07 pm | View Link
Obama announces 3-year funding pledge for international AIDS research, prevention WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday announced a boost to funding for research into HIV/AIDS prevention and pledged up to $5 billion to support an international effort aimed... 12/3/2013 - 9:44 am | View Link
Bill and Melinda Gates Pledge $10-Billion for Vaccine Efforts Speaking at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland, the couple said they hope the commitment would spur support by governments, corporations, and other donors for vaccinations ... with $34-billion in assets, the Gates pledge dwarfs the grant ... 11/28/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Bill Gates: $4 billion vaccine pledge historic LONDON – Donors promised ... pounds ($1.3 billion) of new funding up to 2015. Australia announced on Sunday it would commit $211 million to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation declared ... 06/14/2011 - 12:55 am | View Link
Bill Gates and others pledge $4.3 billion for vaccines for children in poor countries Bill Gates, the Microsoft cofounder who has recently been focusing most of his efforts on philanthropy, joined several world leaders to pledge billions for ... Gates and several international donors pledged $4.3 billion to buy vaccines to protect children ... 06/13/2011 - 12:10 pm | View Link
Bill Gates pledge $2.3 billion for vaccines LONDON - Britain and billionaire Bill Gates ... pledge on Sunday by Australia’s Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, who said his country would donate $210 million to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) over three years until 2013. More ... 06/13/2011 - 1:40 am | View Link
Bill Gates pledges $1 billion to GAVI for childhood vaccines (VIDEO) Bill Gates’ pledge of $1 billion was greeted with massive applause from an audience ... The audience applauded once more. More international donors are expected to donate funds to help GAVI save the lives of millions of children around the world. 06/12/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
In a video posted on the fund-raising platform Prizeo, Bieber asked fans to help him support victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which left nearly 6,000 people dead and more than 1,700 others missing, and flattened entire towns and villages in the central Philippines.
Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys visited an air force base in Manila two weeks ago and distributed crayons and coloring books to children of families who arrived aboard mercy flights by the Philippine and U.
The Orange County Transportation Authority has voted to abandon a plan to replace carpool lanes on Interstate 405 paid express lanes.
The officials instead voted Monday to move forward with a $1.3 billion to add a single regular lane along an 11-mile stretch in each direction of the freeway.
The state's Department of Transportation lacked records to show adequate and updated safety plans and inspections for many railroad bridges statewide, according to an audit due for release Tuesday by the comptroller's office.
The DOT's response says the department also is developing an "enterprise asset management system" with the bridge inspection database.
"Safety is our top priority, and we have a very aggressive inspection program that exceeds federal standards," department spokesman Beau Duffy said in an interview Monday.
King County prosecutors say a 19-year-old man has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in the death of a North Bend, Wash., woman who was hit by a pickup truck as she walked along a road early on New Year's morning.
The Eads' family lawyer contacted the King County sheriff's office the next day to say the pickup involved in the crash was at the Eads' residence.