Tanzania Field Opportunity with Circle of Health International

June 17, 2008 - 4:15am

Circle of Health International is a US-based 501(c)3 whose mission is to build the capacity of women's health professionals in crisis settings.

Asbestos Issues - a real concern

June 11, 2008 - 4:25pm

I have NGO contacts in Sri Lanka and I understand that the advice from the World Health Organisation is not being followe

Health as development engine

May 10, 2008 - 7:35pm

As a medical doctor I have seen the strong impact of health on development. I wonder how much health specialists realize their role in development process.

July Institute: Marketing re: health

May 7, 2008 - 6:50pm

The 2008 Summer Institute on Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioural Impact in Health and Social Development
Jul 6-26 2008 -
New York, NY, United States

Training in Household Level Biosand Water Filtration

May 7, 2008 - 10:42am

Training in Household Biosand Filtration 23-27 June, 2008
Machakos, Kenya

Medical insurance/treatment: pre-signing questions

May 5, 2008 - 8:11am

What should an aid or development worker's questions be regarding medical insurance/treatment prior to signing a contract?

Female condom - overlooked fighter against HIV?

April 29, 2008 - 7:29am

Few people would disagree that there is a huge need for interventions that allow women to initiate protection against HIV infection.

Tags: Health Women


April 10, 2008 - 5:13pm


Changing global context and new age challenges

March 11, 2008 - 12:48pm

Changing global context and challenges may worsen situation that ever imagined.

Essential Environmental Health Standards in Health Care

March 7, 2008 - 5:50am

" Health–care associated infections affect between 5 and 30% of patients. The associated burden of disease is extremely high, and is a significant drain on health-sector resources and households.

New insights on poverty and life around the world

March 7, 2008 - 5:32am

Now here is one presentation that anybody in development should see.

New insights on poverty and life around the world

TedTalks 2007: Hans Rosling on poverty

Hans Rosling
Professor of International Health, Karolinska Institute
Co-founder, Director of Gapminder Foundation

A professor of global health at Sweden’s Karolinska Institute, his current work focuses on dispelling common myths about the so-called developing world, which (he points out) is no longer worlds away from the west. In fact, most of the third world is on the same trajectory toward health and prosperity, and many countries are moving twice as fast as the west did.

2008: International Year of...

March 6, 2008 - 1:32pm

In case you didn't know, the General Assembly of the United Nations has designated 2008 as:

International Year of Sanitation

International Year of Languages

UK: Upcoming Conferences, Lectures & Events

February 29, 2008 - 4:21pm

Brookes World Poverty Institute meeting
Carol Lancaster, Professor of Politics and Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies, University of Georgetown


February 4, 2008 - 12:33pm

I was wondering whether anyone knows of any consortium of nutritionists or people that would be interested in assisting with a nutrtional project.

Call for Papers

January 30, 2008 - 5:30pm


On behalf of Perspectives on Global Issues, a journal founded and edited by graduate students from New York University’s Center for Global Affairs, we would like to announce our call for papers for the spring issue of the journal, of which the focus is global issues of health.

Personal Health in the Field

December 3, 2007 - 3:33am

Hi I am leaving for the Peace Corps in a few months and I'm concerned about my personal health. I was wondering if anyone knew of any good books about how to stay in shape while in field. i.e. workout

FreeClinicLink Program Wins Two Prestigious Awards

November 30, 2007 - 8:11am

November 2007
The Monthly Newsletter of The Aidmatrix Foundation

In This Issue
BBB Wise Giving Guide
Aidmatrix Speaks in India
Quick Links
The Governor's Blog

resource to help vulnerable rural youth in Africa

November 29, 2007 - 6:42pm


To help children who are made ever more vulnerable by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a new manual on how to establish farm schools to teach orphans crucial skills. The new manual advises on how to create a Junior Farmer Field and Life School to educate children on how to create sustainable livelihoods and long-term food security. The initiative aims to teach children practical skills such as local agricultural skills that may not have been passed down due to their parents’ deaths, but also how to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS and other diseases.

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