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#Blogust is here!

August 1, 2013

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50,000 #Blogust post comments = 50,000 life-saving vaccines. Yes, it is that time of year again when commenting on blog posts equates to life-saving vaccines for children around the world. Throughout the month of August, a different blogger will share his/her story each day. Each comment made every day on these participating #Blogust stories will […]

Globalization and Vaccination

April 24, 2013

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This year’s World Immunization Week slogan is “Protect your world – get vaccinated,” which conveys how important vaccines are and how vaccines affect the entire world. In today’s day and age, globalization has been the key theme to almost every aspect of our lives, such as business, education, and personal relationships. With the help of […]

Short Films With Powerful Messages

February 3, 2013

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Click here to watch a few really short films via Global Citizen that have powerful messages about different areas we can focus on to end poverty, and how we all can come together as citizens of the world to do so. Make sure to watch all of the films (they play one after the other). These are […]

Oct. 24 is World Polio Day

October 24, 2012

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In one of my previous posts (Eradicate Polio Now), I gave a brief overview of what Polio is and a few ways on how to support its eradication. In this post, I’d like to focus more on the various ways I’m aware of to support eliminating Polio in the world completely. Please, if you know of any […]

Spotlight: Shot @ Life

October 17, 2012

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were an estimated 350,000 cases of Polio in the world in 1988, and only 1300 in 2010. This year, India celebrates their one-year anniversary of being Polio-free, and there are currently only three countries left – Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan – that are still considered polio-endemic […]

What Women Want – Really

October 2, 2012

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I remember that movie where the guy can hear what women were thinking, and it just drove him crazy. I think that in reality, it would be great if women’s voices could be heard by both men and women, young or old, wherever in the world they may be. It will probably drive everyone crazy, too, […]

Prevent Child Deaths

September 15, 2012

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According to UNICEF, the leading causes of under-5 year old deaths worldwide include Pneumonia, Diarrhea, Malaria, and complications during birth. As you will see below, these conditions could be prevented by adequate education and resources. Teaching the importance of handwashing and ensuring that children live in clean environments may prevent the spread of Pneumonia and […]

Suicide Prevention Day 09-10-12

September 10, 2012

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Health not only pertains to physical health, but also mental health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 million people globally die from suicide every year. One of the things we can do to reduce, or even eliminate, this number is to create a safer, better world for everyone to live in. So, not only will […]

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