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6/21/17

What A Long, Strange Trip it’s Been

Twenty-eight years ago I spent six months living in Rishikesh, India, with a dozen fellow college students. We spent a semester living in an ashram and studying Buddhism,...

6/19/17

South Sudan Refugees: Fighting the Traumas of War

One night, 26-year-old Joyce watched in fear as her husband continued to drink and his behavior became increasingly erratic. Ever since they’d fled the war in South Sudan,...

6/19/17

Uganda Refugee Crisis: “There’s just not enough hospital beds for all these mothers”

At Ocea Health Center in the Rhino refugee settlement in Uganda, four mothers cradle their newborn babies having just given birth mere hours earlier.

6/19/17

Uganda: A midwife on a mission

Mary grabs her notebook and maternal health education booklet and walks towards one of the large tents in the Imvepi refugee reception center that houses dozens of new female...

6/19/17

From South Sudan to Uganda: Pregnant Women's Journey

 “One day you are in one place, and then the soldiers come and you have to run to another place. We have been on the run since the war spread to our village last July,” says...

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