34 Million Friends of the United Nations Population Fund
As always, 34 Million Friends of the United Nations Population Fund will continue to urge grassroots support (with one dollar or more) for the United Nations Population Fund both in the USA and abroad.
A. K. Khan Healthcare Trust
The A. K. Khan Healthcare Trust has committed to Every Woman Every Child to expand and replicate its collaborative program with the Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School in Boston to provide cervical cancer screening, early detection, awareness-raising activities and treatment in underserved settings on a large scale throughout the country over the next five years. AKHT’s current program began in 2010, and more than 30,000 women are expected to be screened in the next year.
A Promise Renewed
If you knew how to save the 18,000 children who die every day, would you do it?In 2000, the global community made a promise to children — to reduce by two thirds the risk that a child will not live to see his or her fifth birthday. The deadline for this promise is 2015. This is the reason for Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed, a global effort to end preventable maternal, newborn and child deaths by galvanizing country-led action and advocacy. The first job is to keep the promise, known as Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4. The second mission is to keep moving forward until no child dies of causes that are easily preventable.
Abdul Monem Limited
Abdul Monem Limited commits to raise awareness of malnutrition and provide free vitamins. Partnering with the Nutrition Department of Dhaka University, AML plans to reach 50,000 poor and needy mothers (both pregnant and lactating) in the next five years through its nutrition awareness program. AML also pledges to provide eight types of vitamins free of cost to 50,000 pregnant mothers in the next five years.
The Accessories Council commits to raise awareness among members on the health and education needs in developing countries that can be met through sustainable engagement and active partnerships with local designers and producers, to promote women’s empowerment and their health, in support of Every Woman Every Child.
The updated Global Strategy will bring together one single framework for accountability and use of innovative approaches to accountability. The future of the CoIA recommendations will be incorporated as well as new areas identified under the updated conceptual frame work. The accountability framework for the updated Global Strategy will also be linked to the Sustainable Development Goals accountability framework […]