When he opened Panzi Hospital in 1999, he envisioned it as means to improve the maternal mortality rates in Bukavu, the capital of Eastern Congo, where about 1 in 100 women died during childbirth. “But our first patient did not come to deliver a baby,” the 61 year old gynecologist explained in a speech he gave on Thursday accepting the Seoul Peace Prize in Korea. “She had been raped with extreme violence.”.
IndustryTracking the players in the ever growing energy and environmental world. Several proposals call for funding the 2012 State Water Plan, a bottom up approach to Texas water needs. It relies on regional districts to come up with awish listof projects that will provide the growing state with enough water for the next 50 years..
To save the lives of HIV/AIDS patients, especially in Africa and the Caribbean. President Bush called for action in 2003; the PEPFAR name was created in 2004. In fiscal year 2015, PEPFAR’s accomplishments included antiretroviral (aka ARV) drugs for 9.5 million men, women and children and HIV testing and counseling for 68.2 million..
Ohio: ‘Golden Week’ On Tuesday, a federal appeals court panel reversed a lower court ruling preventing the state from getting rid of a week of early voting known as Golden Week “golden” because it allows voters to register and vote at the same time. The panel ruled 2 1 that eliminating the week would not burden Ohio voters because the state still allows 29 days of early voting, more than most other states. Democrats are expected to appeal.
At the time, the Museum already had plans for a folk music show and a funder had provided seed money. The situation was perfect for Petrus, who drew upon Chapter Four of his thesis. He subsequently wrote the proposal and spearheaded the project from conception to completion.
J could do, but I also knew my bread and butter was to post up. But these days, every big, they’re athletic, and I think it’s great to be able to play multiple positions or be able to do a lot of things. But everybody who can run or can jump, they all want to be on the perimeter.
JOHN M. SUSAN VAUGHN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Susan Vaughn writes regularly for The Times about architecture and designDISABILITY : Key Official Illness Keeps Japan Edgy : Tokyo leaders medical problems are often concealed. So when a powerful figure has surgery.
We’d usually make it to the next town for lunch, but twice we stopped at a grocery store before setting out and bought picnic provisions: prosciutto, pecorino made from local sheeps’ milk, Sicilian blood oranges, fresh baked bread, and a thermos of red Brunello we were, after all, in wine country. One day we waded through knee high grass into an olive orchard and sat beneath the trees, our jackets serving as a picnic blanket. I picked a tiny stalk of wild onion sprouting delicate purple flowers and presented it to my mom, who wore it in her buttonhole..