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    Balancing the Bicycle

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    Einstein said, “Life is like riding a bicycle – to keep your balance you

    Developing a Positive Body Image

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    Young Champion of Maternal Health Ifeyinwa Egwaoje presents at the first TED event organized by Tulane Universit

    Continuing to Work from Pakistan

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    The 3rd month of my project has been very busy. I am near to completing the training guidelines for traditional birth attendants, health workers and health activists that my mentor, Ashoka Fellow Lucy Attah Auwalu, has encouraged me to write.

    Building Experience from Different Interactions

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    Working with the Birthing Project and participating in different events has helped

    Ashoka US Fellow Timothy Carpenter on engAGEing Elder Communities

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    Tim Carpenter, founder and executive director of EngAGE, believes in the potential for continuing education and intellectual growth within senior living centers. EngAGE offers programs in arts, wellness and intergenerational contact in 15 senior apartment communities in southern California, reaching more than 2,000 people residing in low- and moderate-income housing. In his interview with Dowser, Carpenter discusses the importance of reviving the creative spirit of seniors and of integrating a business model with not-for-profit work.

    Balancing the See-saw of Research and Interventions

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    I’m working more and more with a huge variety of people to set up SNEHA’s new community re

    Peer Educators, Myths, and World AIDS Day

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    1 in 4 sex workers in Bali are suffering from HIV

    In Search of a Better Tomorrow

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    Over the last month I have been busy with a literature search and am in the process of consolidating the screening and referral tools used at resou

    Comic Books for Safe Motherhood

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    December, for me, brought unfortunate visa troubles and, rather than dodging Brazilian law and risking imprisonment, I had to flee back to the United States and wrangle with the Consulate here. Luckily by the end of the month I had a new visa in hand and returned to Brazil before the new year.