Ready to Go

Many of you already know, in a few days I’ll be on a plane heading to Botswana for Peace Corps. If you didn’t know then… surprise, I’m heading to Africa to help out with the HIV/AIDS epidemic. 281 more words


Born Free Africa + Donate a Photo

It uses to be repetitive how certain NGO campaigns work. Despite most of this organisations do good in several important causes they tend to fall in the communicative circle, or campaign, which only involves the words: … 269 more words


Dispatches from Durban

In my past life working at Partners In Health, the bi-annual AIDS Conference was a Big Deal. In the months leading up to the conference, colleagues in Haiti or Lesotho prepared abstracts and posters, applied for scholarships, and planned travel. 637 more words


A groundbreaking scientist in Cameroon is worried about how little of his funding comes from Africa

Last year, Wilfred Ndifon, a Cameroonian scientist, announced that his research into the human body’s immune system had solved a 70-year-old immunological mystery. His discovery promises to make it easier to produce more efficient vaccines. 262 more words

Prince Harry in HIV/Aids appeal

Prince Harry has urged young people around the world to get tested for HIV/Aids.

The English prince underwent a test last week before heading out to the 2016 World Aids conference in South Africa’s coastal city of Durban, where he’s been drawing attention to the plight of young people with HIV/Aids. 23 more words

Data Visualization That Works: Facilitating HIV Program Targeting

Electronic health information systems offer health data in digital formats that are more complete, timelier, and more robust. These technologies offer a promise that health systems—and therefore health—can be improved with an increasing in evidence-informed decision making. 151 more words


...4yrs later

There’s a good reason for brushing off the cobwebs here on this hot day to create a new post – the UK government has achieved a milestone (enough to pop one party popper) by… 358 more words