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Drugs not enough to fight global HIV, AIDS crisis

Drugs not enough to fight global HIV, AIDS crisis

The heartbreaking reality is that this single-minded focus on delivering drugs has come at the expense of support for the human dimensions of the AIDS crisis. By ILANA LANDSBERG-LEWIS Wed., Nov. 30, 2016 (reprinted from thestar.com) We all know if a member of our family had a life-threatening illness, it would be a tremendous relief to know that drugs …

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Making a difference in global health

Making a difference in global health

Ilana Landsberg-Lewis has devoted her career to bettering the lives of women. Ilana is a passionate advocate for human rights. She has worked alongside her father, Stephen Lewis, to found the Stephen Lewis Foundation and has been its Executive Director since its inception in 2003. Ilana recently Executive Produced a moving documentary from the Stephen Lewis Foundation titled …

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Grandma, what big dreams you have

Grandma, what big dreams you have

Grandparenthood. It’s probably the most cherished of all the categories of relationship that the people we experience in our lives can fall under. Mother, father? Fine, but for every several good cops in the archetype, there’s a bad lieutenant, turning home into a living autopsy of family dysfunction. Grandmothers, by contrast it seems, can do …

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‘Agony of loss’: Grandmothers respond to AIDS crisis in Africa

‘Agony of loss’: Grandmothers respond to AIDS crisis in Africa

What started as a conversation around a kitchen table has grown to become a movement to empower women, especially grandmothers, in Africa. The Grandmothers Campaign, an initiative of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, is known as Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers in Regina, which was among the very first places in Canada where women took on projects to …

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