The High Level Panel on Safe and sound Hospitals and Schools, organized by UNICEF jointly, UNESCO, WHO and World Bank, covered the knowledge of France, Mexico, Philippines and Tajikistan in making hospitals and academic institutions safer from disasters and emphasized the essential role that scientific proof plays. Disasters have a significant health, educational, economic, physical, and psychosocial effect on the many vulnerable, children notably, women and aged people. Disasters can destroy human lives and damage school and hospital infrastructure, disrupt educational cycles, exacerbate poverty, force kids to drop out of college, and influence the resiliency of communities. The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which caused some 240 000 deaths in Asian and African countries, raised global awareness about the importance of disaster risk emergency and reduction preparedness.Through its brand-new A Positive Message campaign, this year Ampro will continue to work with International HIV/Helps Activist Hydeia Broadbent to show Ampro consumers the positive life one can live with HIV/AIDS, methods to protect him/herself from contracting the virus and what they are able to do to help find a treatment. Related StoriesRutgers College of Nursing takes lead in $6 million nationwide effort to prevent fresh HIV infectionsNew initiative released to accelerate search for effective HIV vaccineDespite reduced HIV/AIDS deaths, disease persists in South AfricaBorn HIV positive still, Ms. Broadbent has devoted her lifestyle to placing a positive example.