Successful First Day at Girls Club

By Jess Broughton

With a running start to the new year WMI has introduced a new girls group to Tanzania. Accepting school aged girls from 10 to 15, this after school group is a great opportunity for girls from different areas to meet and get in-depth and fun education on entrepreneurship, leadership and health. 267 more words


Federal prison officials tell court clean needle programs too dangerous

OTTAWA – Giving clean drug-injection needles to prisoners to stem the spread of infectious disease would make federal penitentiaries more dangerous places, senior correctional officials say. 569 more words


2017 OAH Support for Expectant and Parenting Teens, Women, Fathers, and Their Families

Applications Due: March 24, 2017, 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time


The purpose of this PAF Program FOA is to support States and Tribes to provide expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers, and their families with a seamless network of supportive services including evidence-based/evidence-informed approaches to improve their health and well-being. 535 more words

Subgrant Possibilities

The 'A' Killer

June 2011

I watched it strangle him
I watched it suffer him to death
I witnessed his brutal agony.

First it attacked him with fevers
But the killer was all too cold to halt its wrath
It spat saline fluid in his lungs, 
momentarily blocking his breathing
Turned his stomach for nothing to stay down
Ravished his intestines till he crumpled in pain
Revved the secretion of bile 
until soon he was nothing but a canvas of sores. 226 more words

Home-Based Care (HBC) Needs Assessment among U.S. Government-Supported Areas in Tanzania

To address the HIV epidemic and meet the needs of people living with HIV and AIDS (PLHIV), Tanzania’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare—which, since October 2015, has been called the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC)—adopted home-based care (HBC) as a component of the continuum of care promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). 147 more words


Through the eyes of a volunteer: Students from Madison University of Wisconsin visit Acholi Quarters and the “Friends for life” Group

By Karl Mikkelsen

A bit about myself:

I am currently volunteering in Reach Out’s communications department in Mbuya. I am from Denmark, but I have lived in Uganda for 5 ½ years from 2000-2005.

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The S+ory of Mickey


I asked you earlier, “What were your struggles (the past year)?”

Depression .

Issues sa work kasi kumalat ung status ko. (Issues at work when people talked about my status)

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