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Kenya

Kenya: Healthier future for rural poor

Whilst health care in the UK is often taken for granted, there are other parts of the world where it is a luxury that many cannot afford. In Oyugis, Kenya, the poor rural community are one such people. Due…

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News and Press Release
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WER
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Burundi

Burundi: New health clinic in Gitega

A new Health Clinic is being opened in Gitega, Burundi thanks to funding from St. Mary's Church Reigate. Burundi is one of the poorest countries in the world. Hunger and disease are common in a country with extremely limited…

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News and Press Release
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WER
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Burundi

Vital medicines arrive in Burundi

Burundi's public health statistics are among the world's most shocking. For every 100,000 people there are 3 doctors available and 1 in 5 children dies before the age of five. The UN estimates that almost 70 percent of Burundi's…

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News and Press Release
Source:
WER
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

WER forms network to respond to Zimbabwe cholera crisis

WER has joined forces with a network of international relief organisations in order to rush emergency aid supplies to Zimbabwe as millions of people suffer in the midst of a desperate humanitarian crisis within the country. One and a half…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WER
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

WER launches emergency appeal to feed Kenyan orphans

WER is working closely with Hope Community Centre orphanage near Naivasha to feed and care for 40 children who have been orphaned in the recent violence in Kenya. Lucy Gacheru, Director of Hope Community Centre in North Kinangop near Naivasha,…

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News and Press Release
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WER
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Ethiopia + 4 more

Worst floods in a decade' spark fears of a major food crisis across Africa

More than 600,000 people in 17 countries across Africa have been left homeless and in desperate need of urgent humanitarian assistance by what international aid workers are recognising as 'the worst floods in a decade'. 1.5 million people have been…

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News and Press Release
Source:
WER
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan + 1 more

WER donation to northern Uganda brings tangible benefits to rural health clinics

Health clinics across northern Uganda are set to benefit from a WER donation of more than 800,000 pairs of surgical gloves. The gloves are currently being shipped to Mombasa from where they will be transported to Lira district in northern Uganda.…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
WER
Posted:
21 Mar 2011