Category Archives: Health

TED Woman: Lee Mokobe

“And now, oncoming traffic is embracing more transgendered children than parents.” I have never really appreciated the impact of slam poetry until I heard Lee Mokobe at TED Women in Monterey this May. I appreciate that slam poetry as an … Continue reading

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#ShowMeYourPump

I’m briefly stepping away from blogging about HIV/AIDS to share the kind of thing that can restore faith in humanity. #ShowMeYourPump According to the HuffingtonPost article: The #ShowMeYourPump campaign kicked off after beauty queen Sierra Sandison, who was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Update on MH17 effect on AIDS 2014

The complete passenger manifest of Malaysia Air Flight MH 17 has been released and is on the Malaysia Airlines website. The International AIDS Society has confirmed the names of another five people set to arrive at the conference. This brings … Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa

Let’s talk about Ebola for a moment. What a number of people don’t know (and if they did know, they may have forgotten), is that there is still a massive outbreak of Ebola raging in three countries – Guinea, Sierra … Continue reading

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Tag Day

Today I volunteered for AIDS Saskatoon’s Tag Day. We raise awareness of HIV/AIDS in Saskatoon; talk about what the organization does, hand out red ribbons, and accept donations for the crisis fund. I spent two hours freezing outside (because naturally … Continue reading

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