Cycle a Difference News
Mike Hall – Round the World Race – On The Starting Line – 18th February (Click this title for full story)
And they are off! At 9.00 am on Saturday 18th February in Greenwich Park, London, nine contenders set out to break the round record for the fastest cycle circumnavigation of the earth. They are riding on their own, without back-up teams or on the road support, and must cycle at least 18,000 miles in one […]
World Cycle Race competitor Mike Hall signs up for Cycle a Difference (Click this title for full story)
Endurance rider Mike Hall is busy finalising his preparations for the Global Cycle race that starts in London on 18th February. The route choice is down to each rider, they just have to travel 18,000 miles (29,000 km) around the world carrying GPS trackers so we can all follow the rider’s progress. Mike will going […]
Live Auction at the Bike Show!
Lots of fun and tension as Going Going Bike auctioned an amazing array of items to raise funds for incubators and other lifesaving equipment. Tension mounted as competition grew for the Mark Cavendish signed helmet and fun was had by all bidding for some of the smaller lots. The Going Going Bike team donated their […]
Win a Trek Project One Madone Bike in the Cycle-a-Difference Raffle
Here’s your chance to have Trek build a Project One Madone Bicycle built to your spec. to the value of £5,000. Buy a raffle ticket online now at our special Just Giving raffle page. For more details Click here.
Latest auction news – Idyllic heaven!
The Vietnam dream holiday is even more exotic and exciting! The 10 day tour now includes a night at the luxurious Furama Resort Danang. Furama is an idyllic haven, the resort enjoys a stunning beachfront location on one of Vietnam’s finest beaches, fringed by natural pines and coconut palms. The luxurious Furama Resort Danang is […]
Singing to Save Babies
Survive to Thrive – A Candlelit Celebration of words and music from darkness to light. In November 2010, St Martin’s-in-the-Fields hosted a choral concert organised by leading members of the British property and construction industry to raise funds for lifesaving equipment for the new neonatal intensive care unit at the Da Nang Hospital for Women […]
The risk of newborn death is highest during childbirth and directly afterwards; almost half of all newborn deaths occur in the first 24 hours of life, and three-quarters occur in the first week. Quality care at birth is critical to avert the deaths of mothers, newborns and stillborn babies. After delivery, common conditions and illnesses […]
Solutions to Save Newborns
The debate today for the evolution of newborn care in developing world countries benefits from a century of developed world experience. Many recent reports on neonatal mortality in developing countries rightly place considerable emphasis on what can be achieved with simple basic interventions. These reports talk about the significant reductions in neonatal mortality in the […]
A Day in the Life of Nurse Lien
I am Lien, I am nurse in the NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) at Da Nang Hospital for Women and Children. I graduated from nursing school 1.5 years ago. I have worked in the Da Nang NICU for one year. Working in the NICU is a very hard job but it is a great privilege […]
Pivotal Milestones in Neonatal Care
The past 150 years have seen dramatic changes in neonatal mortality and morbidity in the developed world. In the UK before the 1950s, little scientific effort was directed at the premature or seriously ill infant. There was very limited equipment, virtually no laboratory determinations and mothers were not allowed in the nursery for fear of […]