Monthly Archives: December 2013

Quick Highlights of 2013

Happy holidays everyone and a happy new year! This holiday, I decided to stay in Viet Nam rather than travel back home for the holidays–flights are just too expensive! Although Christmas is not celebrated as a religious holiday here in … Continue reading

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You Asked We Answered: World AIDS Day 2013 Insights from East Africa

Video by: Robin Way, Veronica Desjardins-Gaudin and Allison Wallis (CAP/AIDS) CAP/AIDS focuses on partnerships between Canada and Africa in the fight to resist and overcome HIV/AIDS. Canadians were polled for questions that they had concerning HIV/AIDS, and received answers from … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Hey everyone! This post is going to be short and sweet – a quick update before I go MIA for a little while, and just in time for the holidays. Work at BFLA officially ended last week and we won’t … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day and International Human Rights Day

  The last month has been great at SMU!! Lots of projects going on, and lots to look forward to in the new year. World AIDS Day (WAD) For World AIDS Day, I was tasked with creating a project showcasing … Continue reading

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Belize Life and Work Winding Down for Holidays

Hello again. It has been about 2 months since my last blog although I was hoping to write something earlier. The delay has been caused by a mixture of work and distractions that Belize seems to have an endless supply … Continue reading

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Red Ribbons, Flowering over the Hearts of Women in Tanzania

By Arwen McKechni, CSRAI Sunday, December 1, 2013 marked the 25th year of remembrance and action on the worldwide pandemic of HIV/AIDS. According to UNAIDS, since AIDS was first identified in the 1980s, it is estimated to have killed 30 … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2013 – Suriname

Video by Beth Powell Instead of doing multiple choice surveys about how we can get to Zero new cases of HIV, I went around Paramaribo, Suriname with a poster. I asked people to write on it what they think the … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day 2013 – Lesotho

Video by: Marie-Claire Klassen, Emily Neilson (Bracelet of Hope) and Janessa Giles and Scott Looney (Help Lesotho). This video was created in partnership between Help Lesotho and Bracelet of Hope: 2 Canadian organizations involved with the mitigation of the effects … Continue reading

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First International Forum of Public Policy, Drugs and Vulnerability a great first step

Hey gang, Here is an article I wrote for an English-speaking news website here in Santo Domingo. Check out the full transcript below! It was a really cool conference and it was inspiring to be around people who were so … Continue reading

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Busy Days in Belize

How is it already December?! I can’t believe I only have two more months left in Belize – this internship has been flying by. I keep meaning to update this blog more regularly, but it’s already been over a month … Continue reading

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