National media briefing: RSPB, Médecins Sans Frontieres, Age UK and London Citizens

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing
Tesco and the RSPB have joined forces to launch the Together for Trees initiative, which they hope will increase public awareness of the need to protect rainforests.

See The Guardian for full story

Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières has called on international donors to make more money available for treating HIV and Aids in Burma.

See BBC News for full story

NHS nurses and care workers should sign up to a new code of conduct that guarantees elderly patients get treated with dignity and respect, and not simply as "objects", a coalition of politicians, regulators and charities, including Age UK, have said. 

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

The community charity London Citizens says its informal work-placement networks - including job fairs in churches and mosques - are more effective than private contractors which receive millions from taxpayers.

See BBC News for full story

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