Connecting local responses around the world
Posted on December 30, 2011 at 10:35am 0 Comments 0 Likes
So often the archetypal leader that one is accustomed to hearing of are the suited and booted CEOs, heads of states and politicians with the accompanying networks, resources and sphere of influence.
However, according to Malaysian author Alvin Ung, one can lead without extensive resources or power; those that do so are…Continue
Posted on December 10, 2011 at 10:12am 1 Comment 0 Likes
It is hard to fathom that a society could exist whereby one population can expect to live into their eighties, whilst another population would expect to live only till their forties.
It is this shameful and disturbing reality which authors of ‘The Grandest Challenge –…Continue
Posted on December 3, 2011 at 11:21am 0 Comments 1 Like
In medicine, we can spend such a vast proportion of time perceiving those with illnesses as patients, or as statistical numbers that we fail to regard them as individuals. This is particular pertinent to people living with HIV, which are in excess of 30 million; It is such a colossal number it can be hard to comprehend. Despite the wealth of research into prevention and treatment of HIV which has made an undeniable impact on survival of populations, the experience of the individual…Continue
Posted on December 1, 2011 at 4:08am 0 Comments 0 Likes
30 years have passed since the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) published its first reported case of AIDS. Since then over 25 million people have died from AIDS and an estimated 33.3 million are living with HIV today.
While tremendous advances have been made in terms of treatment, steering AIDS from what was once a fatal disease to a now chronic one; AIDS is still a global health threat, with many in the developing world unable to access adequate treatment.
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A very happy birthday Sima! All my best wishes.
A very happy birthday Sima! Have a great day. How are you? We are having a global Learning festival in India. it might interest you.
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