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Histoplasmosis

New campaign launches today to alert South American countries of deadly cause of AIDS deaths.  A campaign to convince Latin American countries to do more to tackle a problem which is the leading cause of death in AIDS and yet is poorly understood, often misdiagnosed and frequently left untreated has been launched today. Experts from GAFFI (Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections)…

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The healing powers of honey

Pioneering research using honey exploits potential to save lives by destroying harmful fungus. The healing powers of honey have been known for thousands of years. Now a graduate from The University of Manchester has discovered a powerful link between a medicinal type of honey and the destruction of a fungus that can cause blindness or even death. In the…

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The Hospital Club hosts Sustainability Week

ANNUAL WEEK OF WORKSHOPS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS AND SCREENINGS SATURDAY 14TH- FRIDAY 20th NOVEMBER 2015 CONNECT4CLIMATE, VIRGIN UNITE, PLANET FIRST, THE UK GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL AND THE CLIMATE GROUP AMONG SPEAKERS AND SUPPORTERS From Saturday 14th to Friday 20th November 2015, The Hospital Club in London’s Covent Garden will host its third annual Sustainability Week. The…

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Keep Wythenshawe Special

FORMAL LEGAL PROCEEDINGS ISSUED AS CAMPAIGNERS SEEK TO PREVENT WYTHENSHAWE HOSPITAL DOWNGRADE – Specialist Lawyers Seek High Court Permission For Judicial Review – Campaigners seeking to challenge plans to downgrade Wythenshawe Hospital have today issued formal legal proceedings for a Judicial Review of the decision. The campaign group Keep Wythenshawe Special seeks to overturn the decision…

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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity International appoints Goodwork, the UK’s first social enterprise PR agency, to produce films in Africa and Central Asia. The leading housing and relief charity Habitat for Humanity International (habitat.org) has appointed Goodwork (thisisgoodwork.org) to produce a series of films and multimedia packages to showcase the work it is doing in Africa and…

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Guatemala

How rapid life-saving fungal diagnosis of HIV patients in Guatemala could save the way for latin America to follow. Guatemala could soon be leading the way in providing better fungal diagnostic services for HIV patients in Central America, thanks to a partnership between the Asociación de Salud Integral (ASI), and Global Action Fund for Fungal…

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Bringing fungal infections in from cold

A new roadmap attempts to raise the profile of fungal infections, highlighting the benefits of tackling these infections on other infectious disease targets. Onisillos Sekkides reports. There are many infectious diseases clamouring for attention, with varying levels of success. However, fungal infections seem be an entire category that is almost ignored by default.To raise the profile…

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City Action

Goodwork chosen by the City of London Corporation to build a new website for its charity City Action. www.city-action.org City Action is a free employee volunteering consultancy matching up City of London businesses with local charities and community organisations. As a part City of London Corporation, it has been connecting City professionals with the charities…

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Project 95-95 by 2025

GAFFI CALLS FOR RADICAL SHAKE UP IN THE WAY THE WORLD VIEWS FUNGAL DISEASES AND CLAIMS • SIMPLE ANTIFUNGAL REMEDIES ARE UNAVAILABLE FOR HALF THE WORLD • PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCIES IGNORE FUNGAL DISEASES, DESPITE 1.5 MILLION DEATHS EACH YEAR • PEOPLE ARE DYING NEEDLESSLY THOUGH DRUGS TO SAVE THEM HAVE BEEN AROUND OVER 50 YEARS…

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