[G3]-Technews
[G3]-TechNews : Home| RSS | Atom | MSN | WAP

 Stickies:
Article: Step-by-Step Guide: How to set up a VPN
Article: Download: Microsoft Monad (Beta)
Article: Building a 64-Bit Multimedia Workstation
Article: Coming Soon to Windows: The Microsoft Shell (MSH)
Article: How to Reset Win NT / 2000 / XP Administrator Password
Article: The Technology Behind Dual Core CPUs
Article: How-To: Wireless Network Security
Article: Article: PCI Express - technology backgrounder
Article: Tutorial: Access Hidden Files on Your iPod
Article: Troubleshooting drivers with XP's hidden Driver Verifier Manager
Article: How to Make a 5 in 1 Network Cable
Article: Comparison - Blu-ray & HD DVD
Article: Beginners Guides Linux : Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
Article: How To Crack WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
Article: Email Addresses Spoofing.
Link: Free PHP ebook
Link: FREE ASP.NET books and eLearning course
Link: Free registration code for Opera 8.
Invitations: Gazzag (Here) | Yahoo! 360 (Here)  | Orkut (Here)

$ 6.5 Million Gates Foundation Grant for NCHD, Pakistan.
Contributed by: G3nu1n3, at 3/14/2005 08:59:00 AM.

The National Commission for Human Development in Pakistan has received a grant of $ 6.5 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for its Primary Health Program.


“We are very pleased to support the National Commission for Human Development’s efforts to improve rural health in Pakistan,” said Dr David Flemming, Director, Global Health Strategies for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The three main projects to be implemented with these funds include National Oral Rehydration Solution (Nimkol) Project in which 6.75 million mothers in 45 districts across the country will be trained on how to make and administer this simple but effective remedy that can prevent unnecessary child deaths from diarrhea. The national ORS campaign will be formally launched in March 2005. The School Health Program will train school teachers to screen their students for illness and educate them on personal hygiene in 17 districts. The third project to be undertaken with the Gates grant is the proven NCHD model of primary health care focusing on health education preventive measures such as immunization and growth monitoring as well as child spacing. This model employs community outreach through family health workers and will also improve the functioning of the basic health units. Commenting on this grant, National Commission for Human Development Chairman Dr Nasim Ashraf stated, “We are very thankful to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for their confidence in National Commission for Human Development. It is a good breakthrough and will significantly help in our effort to address the health care needs of the rural people in the remote areas of Pakistan.”
According to National Commission for Human Development officials, so far the Commission has mobilized over $ 16 million from private sources since its inception in 2002.

Source: Pakistan Links


Important:
To Read MOST UPDATED News Items browse to HOME page.

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

<< Home



[G3]-TechNews : Home| RSS | Atom | MSN | WAP


Archives :

- Monthly Archives :


- Post Count: 1,783 before June 1, 2005. (Since: October 26, 2004)