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Stresses humanitarian group’s global scope, diverse membership EVANSTON, Ill. , March 10, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Rotary International General Secretary Ed Futa has contacted FOXNews personality Mike Huckabee to remind the former Arkansas governor that Rotary clubs – established in the United States more than a century ago — now thrive in more than 200 countries.
Through AMA Foundation’s WorldScopes program you can send stethoscopes to clinics and hospitals around the world CHICAGO , Dec. 20, 2010 / CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — As the season of giving continues, the American Medical Association (AMA) is asking you to consider giving a simple gift that can make a world of difference: a stethoscope.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – It began as a rumor that farmers saw waste from a U.N. peacekeeping base flow into a river.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Hundreds of protesters who blame U.N. peacekeepers from Nepal for Haiti’s widening cholera epidemic marched on a rural military base Friday to demand the soldiers leave the country.
MIREBALAIS, Haiti – U.N. investigators took samples of foul-smelling waste trickling behind a Nepalese peacekeeping base toward an infected river system on Wednesday, following persistent accusations that excrement from the newly arrived unit caused the cholera epidemic that has sickened more than 4,000 people in the earthquake-ravaged nation.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Protesters threw rocks at a cholera treatment center as it was preparing to open in the city of St. Marc on Tuesday, highlighting the fear surrounding a disease that was almost unknown in Haiti before it began spreading through the countryside, aid workers said.
LOS ANGELES – California first lady Maria Shriver and musician and philanthropist Quincy Jones were honored for their humanitarian efforts at a star-studded event in Los Angeles. Rod Stewart , Halle Berry , Jane Fonda , Tom Hanks and Raquel Welch were among the stars on hand.
Iran said it will free one of three Americans jailed for more than a year on Saturday in a clemency to mark the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The Culture Ministry sent a text message to reporters telling them to come to a Tehran hotel to witness the release.
MOSCOW – Russia’s rock-music-loving president hosted Bono, the frontman of the Irish band U2, at his resplendent residence near the Black Sea resort of Sochi on Tuesday, and praised him for writing music “that unites generations.” Dmitry Medvedev, a well-known fan of the classic rock acts Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, complimented the 50-year-old singer, six years his senior, for highlighting problems in Africa, such as poverty and the spread of HIV/AIDS. “You are doing important things, because taking care of people is not only a job for politicians,” Medvedev said.