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Fundraiser will benefit African birthing centres
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Fundraiser will benefit African birthing centres

Saturday, October 25, the Fondation Sénégal Santé Mobile will host a multicultural, fundraising dinner supporting maternal and infant health services in Senegal, West Africa. The foundation began its work four years ago, sending medical supplies to the local community health clinic. In 2015, the organization plans to send medication and […]

A cut-leafed Crane’s-bill. (Photo: DAlvesgaspar, Wikimedia Commons)
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‘Trade, not aid’ — changing the world with eco-preneurs

Who has not heard of the benefits of echinacea, St. John’s wort, lavender and peppermint? They’re not just used to make tea. Medicinal plants are ubiquitous in food supplements, medications and a myriad of personal-care products, including skin creams and shampoo. According to the World Health Organization, 80 per cent […]