Monthly Archives: January 2011

Bridging the Access Gap

Ten million people die each year from diseases that have available cures. Nearly 1/3 of all people do not have regular access to essential medicines, and in the poorest parts of Africa and Asia this figure rises to over 50%. … Continue reading

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Custody battles, child casualties

When spouses go to battle (in court), children are often casualties – even when both parents have the noblest intentions. Children are particularly vulnerable to disruptions in their access to necessities like health care, proper nutrition, and a stable emotional … Continue reading

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Haiti one year later

A year ago today, a devastating earthquake shook Haiti. Up to a quarter million people were killed and 1.5 million were made homeless. It quickly became clear that a historical analysis of structural violence committed by US, French and other governments … Continue reading

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A healthy move? The Hamilton Farmers’ Market Transitions

Vendors are set to move into Hamilton’s newly renovated Farmers’ Market on the 20th of January, but it hasn’t been an easy move. Controversy swirled late last year as several long term vendors had their application refused or termed incomplete. … Continue reading

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