Tag Archives: Health

Mashed Bananas, Dettol and Maternal Health

Last week I headed back out into the Western Region with the Pro-Link team for another Healthy Mother & Child training session with nurses from various district health facilities. We also delivered some of the IEC (Information, Education and Communication) … Continue reading

Miracle Moringa Trees Could Help Haiti

I posted this story about moringa trees in Haiti recently on the Innovate Development site. Will check the study at year end to see what they have found.

HERhealth project: Supporting factory workers in Vietnam.

This is a link to a piece I wrote describing HERhealth for Innovate Development – it’s a program that helps educate women factory workers about their health….

Mini Skirt March in Manzini, Dec. 7, 2012. Police said they could only march if they put on longer skirts, long shorts or pants.

The irony that is Swaziland

Before Christmas, there was a so-called “Mini-Skirt” march in Manzini to bring attention to the fact that women are harassed and even raped at the bus rank for wearing short skirts. Police said they could only march if they put … Continue reading

Explaining the connection between GBV and HIV/AIDS to dignitaries at the Mavuso Centre in Manzini.

Why HIV/AIDS is so prevalent in Swaziland

On Friday, Nov. 30, Swaziland celebrated World AIDS day with a march and a presentation for 500 people at the Mavuso Trade Centre in Manzini. Two thirds of the people in attendance were from government, including police and correctional services. … Continue reading