In August 2001, Helen Keller International (HKI
), with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), together with the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC), began providing technical support, advocacy, and facilitation to all districts with the aim of ensuring a sufficient budget allocation for VASD in all district budgets.
president Kathy Spahn recognized that the organization has evolved from treating blind people to working to preventing blindness to taking a broader approach with its Homestead Food Production program and the industrial-scale enrichment of foods with vitamins and minerals.
The offices of Helen Keller International (HKI
) at 90 West St., just one block south of the twin towers of the World Trade Center, were destroyed on September 11.
Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital and BNP Paribas advised EDF, while The Royal Bank of Scotland advised HKI
And last week, private equity house Inflexion made a hefty return on its investment when it completely exited from Warwickshire healthcare firm HKI
, after selling off the company's Spanish and Portuguese subsidiaries.
of births per 1,000 woman, BDHS 2004) --Age 15-19 -- 135 -- --Age 20-24 -- 192 -- Mean Number of Children Ever Born to Women Age 40-49, -- 5.1 -- 2001-2003 (BDHS 2004) Birth Interval, 2004 (Median, in months, -- 39 -- BDHS 2004) Contraceptive Prevalence Rate, %, 2004 (BDHS 2004) -- 58.1 -- --any method -- 47.3 -- --any modern method -- 10.8 -- --any traditional method Percentage never married (15-19, BDHS 48.7 96.0 -- 1999-2000) --Percentage of anaemic mothers (HKI
, 2001) 34.0 -- -- % of Unmet Need for 11 (5 for Contraception among -- spacing, 6 -- Currently Married for limiting) Women (BDHS 2004) Percentage % of pregnant women with Anaemia in Rural Bangladesh, 15-49 years, -- 51.038.
The best known are perhaps the Christofel Blinden Mission (CBM), Sight Savers International (formerly the Commonwealth Society for the Blind), Hilton Perkins, and Helen Keller International (HKI
This study compares the health knowledge of first year college students attending universities/colleges in the United States, Canada and Nigeria using the health knowledge inventory (HKI
), a 110 item multiple choice instrument which measures health knowledge in 11 knowledge categories.
Edwards McKinnon, "A Note on Recent Ceramic Finds at Muara Kaman, Kabupaten Kutei, Kalimantan Timur", HKI
Newsletter (September, 1995): 2, 4, and private correspondence with the author.
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when its plant of size [k.sub.i] is active.