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2011-07-14 12:29:00

Supported by Google, the competition aims to boost media access and participation around the world WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ashoka Changemakers, with the support of Google, launched Citizen Media: A Global Innovation Competition to discover ground-breaking solutions that boost media access and participation around the world.

2011-07-06 09:00:00

WASHINGTON and INGELHEIM, Germany, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of a three-year global initiative to identify and support the most promising solutions to challenging health problems around the world, Boehringer Ingelheim and Ashoka's Changemakers® today announced the launch of the Making More Health: Achieving Individual, Family, and Community Well-Being competition.

2011-06-22 04:00:00

PARIS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ashoka and Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that they will launch a three-year global initiative to improve health in communities around the world.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.