Archive for 2009

Find out what has been happening with Highlands Hope Umbrella
and all of our partners

Canadian nursing textbook author supports Highlands Hope

Prof. Madeleine Buck, co-author of Fundamentals of Canadian Nursing: Concepts, Process, and Practice, 2nd ed., Assistant Director at the McGill School of Nursing, and founder of McGill Nurses for Highlands Hope, recently announced that she would donate her share of royalties from the textbook to the Highland Hopes Nursing Consortium in Tanzania, which works with HIV-AIDS patients in that country.

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AIDS orphan’s death featured in Dar es Salaam newspaper

Veneranda Sanga, age 17, died in February, a victim of the substandard health care available from local health authorities and institutions in Bulongwa. This Day newspaper in Dar es Salaam has published an account of her death and the corruption and incompetence that contribute

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Terry’s Tanzania

In January 2006, Montreal’s famed Gazette cartoonist Terry Mosher (Aislin) traveled to the Southern Highlands of the East African nation of Tanzania to visit Highlands Hope.

He captured the beauty, the heartbreak and the courageous determination of Highlands Hope activists like nurse Betty Liduke, community-organizer Jackson Mbogela, and the men, women and children who make the Makete and Njombe Districts of Tanzania a very special place.

Take a look at Terry’s scrapbook