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CARE Canada’s Tanja Kisslinger

ShareTweetShareEmail CARE Canada’s Tanja Kisslinger May 3, 2019 1. What do you do at CARE? My job is a mix of communications, public engagement and knowledge translation. That means, I take information from our Global Health programs, and I create meaningful messages and opportunities for the Canadian public to understand and experience our nutrition work…

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Ending Inequality For Mothers

I recently caught up with a friend of mine who is enjoying her sixth week of motherhood.” You weren’t kidding about whirlwind…” she said…

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Your Valentines Day Gift Guide – That Gives Back

Newborn baby in Tanzania

ShareTweetShareEmail Your Valentines Day Gift Guide – That Gives Back Feb 11, 2019 Love is in the air in February. All kinds of love whether between partners, a parent and child, or friends. No matter who you are getting a gift for this Valentine’s Day, we’ve got you covered. Here are our top 3 gift…

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Hunger on the edge of the Sahel: Shoukuriya’s story

Worldwide, hunger and malnutrition kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Hunger is avoidable and it is treatable. There is more than enough food in the world. No one should worry whether they will be able feed their children when they wake up in the morning. This is where a little girl named…

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Photo story, Cambodia: Putting health first at work

Maly works as a line leader at a busy garment factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She is 8 months pregnant with her second child, and as you can imagine, sometimes her job can be very tiring and demanding. But there are perks of working at her company, and she has joined CARE’s contraceptive training program…

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How radio is helping Cambodian mothers keep their babies healthy

Imagine you are pregnant. You want to find out information about pregnancy, labour and keeping your baby healthy. But all of the information you find is written in a language you don’t understand. What do you do? This is the situation for many women in remote parts of Cambodia where ethnic minority communities speak their…

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Becoming a mother for the first time: Sina’s story

In Cambodia, many women used to deliver their children at home with traditional birth attendants—women within their community with no formal medical training. If women don’t have access to quality medical care, it can increase the risks for mother and baby and lead to tragic consequences. But this is now changing. Meet Sina. She is…

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SHE TOO deserves to be free from abuse, especially in childbirth

By CARE Canada’s Rebecca Davidson Becoming a mom for the first time is a journey filled with excitement and wonder; I know this as a mom to Leo, 5, and Sadie, 2. It can also be a time filled with anxiety and fear, as I also know very well experiencing complications in both my deliveries.…

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