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David Lindsay

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Smoking Gun: When Cooking Can Kill

(1) Comments | Posted March 9, 2012 | 5:53 PM

As one worker pounds away at a...

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Nodding Disease: A Mother's Worst Nightmare

(3) Comments | Posted February 9, 2012 | 4:02 PM


With much fanfare, a consortium of governments, non-governmental organizations and pharmaceutical goliaths have launched a $785 million global initiative to eliminate 10 neglected tropical diseases by the end of the decade.

But one condition...

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A Country in Constant Crisis: Maternal Health in the Central African Republic

(1) Comments | Posted February 1, 2012 | 9:06 AM

I'm delighted to see that the Huffington...

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Mother Courage: A New Lease on Life Following Fistula Surgery

(4) Comments | Posted January 16, 2012 | 6:45 PM

There is nothing more devastating for a...

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Return to Burundi

(0) Comments | Posted January 13, 2012 | 1:42 PM

At Global Health Frontline News, we recently produced a television news report about an inspirational man named Deogratias Niyizonkiza, or Deo as everyone calls him.

Deo barely escaped with his life when his native country, Burundi, in East Africa, was devastated by ethnic conflict in the 1990's. He made his...

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NASCAR's Jeff Gordon Revs Up Cancer Care in East Africa

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2011 | 10:46 AM


One of NASCAR's top drivers, Jeff Gordon, is taking on a challenge that may not move at the velocity he's accustomed to, but requires the kind of strength, endurance and teamwork that he can relate to. He's tackling cancer in Africa.


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Nodding Disease: Fear and Fury at 15 Years Old

(14) Comments | Posted November 4, 2011 | 2:39 PM

15-year old David Okot seemed...

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