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    Weʼve raised £1,191 to AidsFree Birthright for Children. I am running Great North Run in memory of my mum who was a strong advocate for ABC CharityRegNo.1138885

    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 30th September 2017

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    I am running The Great North Run in memory of my late mother and in support of a charity close to hers and my family's heart. The charity I will be donating to is Aids Free Birthright for Children. ABC is a Rotary lead initiative which has so far saved over 5000 children's lives.

    The concept for ABC was developed by my old man, now a retired paediatrician. His home visits to Uganda brought him in contact with orphans whose parents had died from HIV. He also became aware of the large number of babies contracting HIV from their mothers. Without treatment most children will die before the age of five or live much shortened and difficult lives. Children in Sub Saharan Africa and developing countries carry the biggest burden of this disease due to lack of access to medical care.

    This is particularly likely to occur if the child is born in rural areas where the mothers and children have limited or no access to medical services or education. Poverty and lack of transportation prevent easy access to medical centres. Furthermore rural areas are poorly served by trained medical teams and have meagre access to HIV testing and preventative drugs.

    Timely medical intervention can reduce the risk of transmission to less than 2%. In under resourced areas the transmission risk can still be as high as 35%. Yet drugs and procedures are now available that can prevent mother to child transmission of HIV. This prevention gap can only be addressed through coordinated effort. Medical services and knowhow must get to the hard to reach communities in sustainable ways that can be easily adopted by the local health teams. Since

    We believe that all children have the right to be born HIV free.

    Thank you for taking the time to visit my page, if you want to learn more about the project please visit or email



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      • B Hunt

        B Hunt

        Sep 13, 2017

        Well done Isaac - full marathon next...


      • Rhiannon Roberts

        Rhiannon Roberts

        Sep 12, 2017

        Well done!


      • E Cobby

        E Cobby

        Sep 11, 2017

        Well done Isaac! X


      • Leanne


        Sep 11, 2017

        Well Done!


      • Anonymous


        Sep 11, 2017



      • norman bertram

        norman bertram

        Sep 11, 2017

        lovely lady!


      • Peter Williams

        Peter Williams

        Sep 11, 2017


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      Isaac Kibirige

      Isaac Kibirige

      Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

      Help me to run the Great North Run in memory of my late mother who was a strong advocate of the Aids Free Birthright For Children charity (all donation to go to ABC)

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