It is present on four continents: in sub-Saharan Africa and in the Maghrib, in Asia (Middle-East, Arabic peninsula, India), in the Americas, on the North (USA), centre (Guatemala, Caribbean islands), and on the South (Brazil,Surinam, Guiana), in Southern Europe (Southern Italy and Sicily, Greece, Turkey). It is estimated that 500.000 are born every year with this severe and invalidating condition and that 50% of them will die before the age of 5 years. Trans-continental, SCD is also trans-ethnic and affects black populations from African origin and Arabic, Indian and Caucasian populations from Southern #Europe.
Resolution 33 C/22 of the General Conference of the United Nations
Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization of 19 October 2005, and taking note of decision AU/Dec.81 (V) adopted by the Assembly of the African
Union at its fifth ordinary session, held in Sirte, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya on 5 July 2005.
Recognition of sickle-cell anaemia as a public health priority
Angola, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Brazil, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central
African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic
Congo, Djibouti, France, Gabon, Ghana, Monaco, Senegal, Togo and
Recognition of sickle-cell anaemia as a public health problem
The General Assembly,
Recognizing the need to promote better physical and mental health,
mind the Universal Declaration of Human Rights1 and other relevant
Welcoming World Health Assembly resolution WHA59.20 of 27 May 2006 and
resolution 33 C/22 of the General Conference of the United Nations
Scientific and Cultural Organization of 19 October 2005, and taking
note of decision AU/Dec.81 (V) adopted by the Assembly of the African
Union at its fifth ordinary
session, held in Sirte, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya on 5 July 2005,
Recognizing that sickle-cell anaemia is one of the world’s foremost
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PARENTS RIGHTS BLOG
"YES. I find the painting of Dr King as "gentle" and "humble and "peaceful" to be a white-washing of history. It's taking his story, removing any traces of anger & radical action, and selling it as part inspiration, part warning. Malcolm X is the reverse, where his story has been painted as so dark and angry that he's "bad". It feels like a coded message to the African American population: if you are gentle & quiet you will be rewarded, but if you are in any way angry about your forced-lesser status you will be punished.
"Our nation’s Eurocentric historical narratives continue to do their work to a man who was, in his time, one of the foremost threats to structural racism and inequality. "
As a consequence that threat was precisely why he was assassinated. The empire understands that it's existence depends on imposition of control by force and violence, and a threat to that control becomes a threat to empire, regardless of the moral power of that threat.
Dr King as promoted anger & radical action. Malcolm X was the reverse, yet he is the man whose story has been painted as so dark and angry that he's "bad". IDr King was a brave and brilliant radical revolutionary, and it frustrates some people that his story has been repackaged into such a clean narrative for the sake of not challenging the white status quo.
Martin Luther King, Jr
History will judge us harshly if we refuse to use our knowledge, our resources and our will to ensure your development.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was born January 15, 1929 and his murder happened in April 4, 1968. Martin Luther King, Jr was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
When you read his speeches months before he died you’ll see he realised his ‘dream’ was a nightmare.
There Are Many False Prophets
Be aware also that there are many false prophets. They will suck your energy from you – the energy you call money and will put it to evil ends and give you worthless dross in return.
Your inner divine self will protect you from this. You must learn to be sensitive to the voice within that can tell you what is truth, and what is confusion, chaos and untruth. Learn to listen to the voice of truth which is within you and you will lead yourselves onto the path of evolution.
‘A Patriot’s Act’ by Kenneth Eade is one hell of a legal thriller that challenges everything we know about justice and freedom. The intense opening chapter introduces us to Ahmed, an Iraqi-born, naturalized American citizen, who is falsely accused of being involved in terrorist activities. We meet him in the most terrible of situations deep in the heart of Guantanamo Bay detention camp. The details are rather sketchy, but the graphic depiction of the torture is unmistakable.
Enter Brent Marks, an attorney who is given the unenviable task of defending Ahmed, with the ultimate goal of freeing the man. It all appears to be a losing battle, because after all, who wins against the government? This is where it gets very interesting because the unpredictability of the outcome builds the tension to near uncomfortable level. The suspense gets you involved straight away.
The brilliant set up creates this sense of…
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Judge To Serve 28 Years After Making $2 Million For Sending Black Children To Jail
The longtime north eastern Pennsylvania judge was ordered to spend nearly three decades in prison for his role in a massive juvenile justice bribery scandal that prompted the state’s high court to toss thousands of convictions.
Judge Mark A. Ciavarella, 63, serves as an example of why the private prison industry can do more harm than good. Ciavarella worked alongside owners of private juvenile facilities to ensure that the prison remained occupied. The more prisoners equated to more profits for the owners of the prison.
As a result, Ciavarella would sentence offenders with small offenses to months and, at times, years behind bars. He once sentenced a teen to three months in jail for creating a MySpace page that mocked…
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Do not let the tabloids and mainstream news hype you up about Ebola “Or Anything Else”,
It’s all theatre and they create the “Whole Thing” and manipulate your emotions
Do not let them distract you…..
No Let up/Let off about exposing their nastinesss & shortcomings
Second US doctor now infected with Ebola in Liberia.
*US bioweapons lab with links to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at core of Ebola epidemic
*CDC admits hospitals and vaccines cause Ebola
*Epidemic and pandemic plans allow for implementation of martial law
Local people in West Africa appear to know without having to read the CDC Ebola fact sheet that hospitals and medical staff are spreading Ebola. The Telegraph reports people wielding knives surrounded a Red Cross vehicle in Guinea.
The involvement of hospitals would also explain why Ebola has appeared in this part of Africa for the first time ever and in so many different locations at almost the same time.
Given that the CDC itself admits that hospitals are, in fact, the likely source of any Ebola outbreak, the question arises which…
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