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2010-06-02 16:01:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- ATHENA International awarded Dr. Mulu Muleta, Senior Medical Advisor to Women and Health Alliance International, Ethiopia, the 2010 Global ATHENA Leadership Award at the 16(th) annual ATHENA Women's Leadership Summit in Chicago. "It is such an honor to recognize Dr. Muleta as the 2010 Global ATHENA Leadership Award recipient," stated Dianne Dinkel, President & CEO of ATHENA International. "We were inspired by her story and the...

2008-12-18 11:14:00

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign to End Fistula was today recognized as a model for championing collaboration between countries in the Global South, receiving an award of excellence from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The award committee of UNDP's Special Unit for South-South Cooperation highlighted the Campaign's innovative approach in the prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula and the rehabilitation of fistula survivors. UNFPA was...

2008-09-02 00:00:28

By Yvonne Cook The Open University is supporting a new medical school in Ethiopia that's also providing a base for distance learning. Yvonne Cook reports Ethiopia has a population of 84 million people, and fewer than 1,800 qualified doctors. Many people, particularly the poor, cannot get access to a doctor when they need one. The Ethiopian government is making strenuous efforts to improve the situation; it has plans to create 11 new medical schools with 8,000 new places over the next two...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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