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SOS Children’s Villages Company Profile

00:55 EDT 1st April 2020 | BioPortfolio

For more than 60 years, SOS Children's Villages has been dedicated to long-term care of orphaned and abandoned children and Family Strengthening Programs for the prevention of child abandonment. With 540 villages in 133 countries, SOS is committed to building families for children in need, helping them shape their own futures and sharing in the development of their communities. SOS is the world’s largest organization dedicated to orphaned and abandoned children, impacting the lives of over 2 million people each year. SOS has been the recipient of the Mother Teresa Gold Medal, the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, and the Vietnam Friendship Medal. For more information about SOS Children's Villages, visit http://www.sos-usa.org.


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China's Nanchang city to limit access to villages, compounds to prevent virus spread

The Chinese city of Nanchang, capital of Jiangxi province, will strictly monitor the entry and exit of residents from villages and residential compounds as it steps up its efforts to control the sprea...

Salt Substitute Shakes Up Hypertension in Community Trial

(MedPage Today) -- Swapping in some potassium had an important effect in Peruvian villages

‘We Need Each Other’: Seniors Are Drawn to New Housing Arrangements

Older Americans are exploring housing alternatives, including villages and home-sharing.

Wuhan people keep out: Chinese villages shun outsiders as virus spreads

In a village in Beijing's far northeastern Shunyi district, residents have set an informal rule: "If you're here, don't leave. If they've left, don't let them come back."

Power of older people could save villages

(University of Exeter) Older people could hold the key to revitalising rural communities, researchers say.

Large study describes characteristics of children with COVID-19 in China

1. Children of all ages were susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection, with infants and younger children being most at risk for severe and critical illness. There was only 1 death reported. 2. Across all a...

Children allergic to cow's milk smaller and lighter

(Children's National Hospital) Children allergic to cow's milk are smaller and weigh less, according to the first published study to characterize growth trajectories from early childhood to adolescenc...

The Thinking Behind China’s Quarantines…And (Illegal) Village Blockades

(NPR) – More than a dozen cities in the Chinese province of Hubei are under official lockdown. And some cities and villages are taking it upon themselves to seal off their communities — even i...

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PubMed Articles [3372 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Cardiovascular Health Status Among Community-Dwelling Ecuadorian Natives Living in Neighboring Rural Communities: The Three Villages Study.

Knowledge of cardiovascular health (CVH) status in rural communities is essential to implement cost-effective strategies aimed to address the growing burden of cardiovascular diseases in these setting...

Elimination of diurnally sub-periodic Wuchereria bancrofti in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, using mass DEC-fortified salt as a supplementary intervention to MDA.

Feasibility of implementing a DEC-fortified (DEC at 0.2% w/w and iodine) salt strategy to hasten elimination of diurnally sub-periodic Wuchereria bancrofti (DspWB) from the lone foci in Nancowry islan...

Educate, Test and Treat Model towards elimination of hepatitis C infection in Egypt: Feasibility and effectiveness in 73 villages.

Egypt has one of the highest burdens of HCV infection worldwide, and a large treatment programme, but reaching rural communities represents a major challenge. We report the feasibility and effectivene...

A new bivariate risk classifier for flood management considering hazard and socio-economic dimensions.

Identification of flood-risk dynamics is pivotal for refurbishing the existing and future flood-management options. The present study quantifies the marginal and compound contributions of hazard and v...

Using community health workers to deliver a scalable integrated parenting program in rural China: A cluster-randomized controlled trial.

Inadequate care during early childhood can lead to long-term deficits in skill development. Parenting programs are promising tools for improving parenting practices and opportunities for healthy devel...

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Microfinance Institutions as a Platform for Global Health

This study will analyze data from a program run by an microfinance institution (MFI) in Haiti from 2011-2012 where the MFI delivered health goods to some of the villages where it operates....

Impact of Home Zinc Treatment for Acute Diarrhea in Children

Background. Zinc deficiency is common in Africa. It has been shown in Asia that zinc as treatment for diarrhea can shorten the course of episodes of diarrhea, as well as prevent future ...

Optimization of Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention (SMC) Delivery

Based in part on the pivotal studies conducted in Mali, SMC was approved by WHO as a policy for malaria control in countries with seasonal malaria transmission such as Mali in March 2012. ...

Introduction of an Oral Live Human Rotavirus (Rotarix) Vaccine in Matlab

The study will be conducted in the Matlab Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) field area of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B) to ...

Early Childhood Nutrition and Adult Outcomes in India

This study will investigate the association between exposure to a daily nutritional supplement in utero and during the first three years of life and adult educational, marriage, and labor ...

Companies [804 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

SOS Children's Villages

For 60 years, SOS Children's Villages has been dedicated to the long-term care and prevention of orphaned and abandoned children. Through Villages, Family Strengthening Pro...

SOS Children’s Villages

For more than 60 years, SOS Children's Villages has been dedicated to long-term care of orphaned and abandoned children and Family Strengthening Programs for the prevention...

Youth Villages

Founded in 1986, Youth Villages is a leading national nonprofit dedicated to providing the most effective local solutions to help children with emotional and behavioral challenges...

SOS Children's Villages - USA

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta enhances the lives of children through excellence in patient care, research and education. Serving our community with more than 30 pediatric specialties, Children's ...

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