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12/5/08

A reminder that people, not words, are what's important

I spent two full days at the UN Climate Change Conference in Poznan. Until then my knowledge of these issues was very vague and abstract. I could barely grasp what was happening when TV cameras Read More

11/25/08

The Next Step...

$0With renewed enthusiasm and support, American voters have asked for change. Elected officials from all political parties will come together soon to deliver on the hopes and dreams of their Read More

11/3/08

Chellie Pingree Discusses Global Poverty

Here is what Chellie Pingree (ME-01) had to say...

One of the most effective strategies for addressing maternal health is to focus on strengthening health systems. Do you support Read More

10/17/08

The World is Flat

Posted by: Adam Handler on October 17, 2008 9:01PM EST in the NationalDayofActionblog...I had a moment to talk to Dr. Sanjay Gupta tonight and I asked him how he would Read More
10/15/08

Death from Delivery - It Doesn't Have to Be This Way

Healthy women and babies are dying from something natural and manageable – giving birth. In the poorest parts of the world, a woman's lifetime risk of death from complications during pregnancy and Read More

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9/1/08

Final Thoughts on Malawi

As the journey in Malawi came to an end, I was left both humbled and deeply impressed by the women I've met. One of the most moving things I heard on this trip was that women were encouraged by Read More

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8/30/08

Women Investing in Business Together in Malawi, the "Warm Heart of Africa"

If I could summarize what I have seen in Kaundama village in just a word, it would be "harmony". I have met the delightful, inspiring members of the Namirazi women's association (named for a local Read More

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8/21/08

Women Helping Women in the Warm Heart of Africa ─ Creating Access to Credit Where There Was None



Photographer PhilBorgestraveled for two weeks in May to
Malawi with colleague filmmaker/photographer Smith Patrick to learn about how Read More

8/5/08

Standing Together at AIDS 2008

At the 2008 International AIDS conference in Mexico City,
an event the size of a small city, it is a relief to see some familiar
faces. I already knew a handful of the 30 colleagues Read More

7/1/08

Making a Difference - Seeing Results from Our Work on the Hill

The FY08/09 Emergency Supplemental Spending
Bill, signed into law by President Bush on Monday, June 30, will enable Read More

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