Connecting local responses around the world
Blaise Sedoh died on 22 February 2023.
I met Blaise for the first time on Sunday 26 October 2008 in Lomé, the capital of Togo at the offices of the Red Cross of Togo. We spent that afternoon talking about how the Red Cross in Togo were using Self-Assessment to address AIDS and malaria. Our plan was to spend a week travelling the length of Togo…Continue
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Love, care, comfort and respect.
Once you do that for elderly people,
You live for longer and longer and longer.
From the moment that I heard Cossy say these words on a hot, sunny afternoon outside her house, I knew that she was…Continue
Like many communities in northern Thailand 25 years ago, Tha Wang Tan had a number of people living with HIV/AIDS. There was a lot of fear and stigma. It was a dark time with no hope for treatment, people felt rejected by the community and society and deeply despaired. ‘One of Us’ tells one of these stories. https://asyouopenyoureyes.com/thailand
I met the people of Tha Wang Tan for the first time in 2006 and from the start it…Continue