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2014-10-13 12:25:18

'Unbreakable' reveals how earthquake amputees overcame disability and stigmas in Haiti NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the NYC Independent Film Festival in the Royal Theatre at the Producers Club, 358 W 44(th) Street on Friday, Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 12:30 p.m. at the Adelante Theatre 25 W 31st...

2014-10-10 16:23:26

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a nation whose people have experienced more than their share of misery, anguish, and suffering, Smile of a Child, the humanitarian outreach of global Christian television leader Trinity Broadcasting Network, has established a beachhead of compassion, where children and families are receiving help, healing, and hope for the future. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141010/151468LOGO On Haiti's Kyona Beach an hour...

2014-10-09 16:22:11

Breadfruit Trees Are Sustainable Food Source in Haiti and Jamaica NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trees That Feed Foundation (TTFF), www.treesthatfeed.org, announced today that in just five years 50,000 food-bearing trees donated by the organization have been planted in Caribbean nations to help combat hunger and develop a sustainable food source. The 50,000th tree donated by TTFF is a breadfruit tree planted by students as part of a school garden project in St....

2014-09-23 16:28:30

Exploring National and International Markets for Smallholder Farmers PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "It is hard to rein in the use of superlatives when describing the benefits of the Moringa oleifera tree, long known to rural Haitians for its highly nutritious leaves eaten raw or added to soup," said Hugh Locke, President of the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA), when announcing a commercial Moringa production study in Haiti. "Rich in vitamins A, B, C, D and...

2014-09-10 16:26:57

Generic Pharmaceutical Companies Aid Haiti's Battle with Chikungunya -- Health officials anticipate that up to 50 percent of the population will be affected by the outbreak. The most recent numbers for Haiti record nearly 65,000 suspected cases. -- Apotex, Inc. donates more than $2.2 M in medical supplies to Direct Relief for chikungunya response. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - As the mosquito-borne...

2014-09-08 12:26:40

"Unbreakable" reveals how Miami-based Project Medishare and the Knights of Columbus helped earthquake amputees overcome disability and stigmas in Haiti NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the DocMiami International Film Festival in Boca Raton on Saturday, Sept. 13, 1:15 p.m., at the Oak Room at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S....

cholera and phages
2014-09-03 02:00:53

Siobhan Gallagher, Tufts University In the battle between our immune systems and cholera bacteria, humans may have an unknown ally in bacteria-killing viruses known as phages. In a new study, researchers from Tufts University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Partners In Health, Haiti’s National Public Health Laboratory, and elsewhere, report that phages can force cholera bacteria to give up their virulence in order to survive. Importantly, the study — published in eLife — found that...

2014-08-29 23:11:31

Two Kelowna dentists from Okanagan Smiles are asking for the community’s support to raise money to ship a container filled with educational, agricultural and building supplies for a self-sustaining children’s village that will one day be home to nearly 100 Haitian orphans. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Two Kelowna dentists are putting out a call for help to raise nearly $22,000 to ship a container filled with classroom materials, clinic supplies and even two...

2014-08-26 12:26:13

"Unbreakable" reveals how earthquake amputees helped their country overcome stigmas and prejudice NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the Portland Film Festival on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2:30 p.m. at Cinema 21 (616 NW 21st Ave.). "Unbreakable: A Story of Hope and Healing in Haiti" tells the amazing story of children who not...

2014-08-12 08:31:22

- 23 medical professionals from George Washington University School of Nursing and Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital to participate in second medical mission to Northern Haiti, in collaboration Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) member Sae-A Trading CARACOL, Haiti, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sae-A Trading Co., Ltd (Sae-A), a leading global apparel manufacturer and exporter, is sponsoring its second team of medical professionals to travel to Haiti to provide a...


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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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