Media

Read and listen to selected media coverage of our programs and events.

Boundless Humanitarian – The Miraculous Path of Dignitas’ Dr. James Orbinski [M Style & Fashion]

M Style & Fashion, Fall-Winter 2012 By Bryan Borzykowski CANADA’S DR. JAMES ORBINSKI, COFOUNDER OF DIGNITAS INTERNATIONAL, REMAINS A TIRELESS WARRIOR, AND CHAMPION, IN AFRICA’S MONUMENTAL BATTLE WITH HIV James Orbinski’s yearlong visit to Africa in 1986 was supposed to be nothing more than a research trip. At the time, the doctor was studying pediatric

New way to track patient progress [The Daily News (Nanaimo)]

“New way to track patient progress; Canadian team’s portable device could ease HIV/AIDS monitoring for those in the developing world,” by Hilary Roberts, The Daily News (Nanaimo), 14 December 2011 (PDF).

A Moral Obligation [Homemakers]

“A Moral Obligation,” by Wendy Glauser w/photos by Ian Brown, Homemakers, Summer 2011 (PDF).

UK aid cuts hit health care [IRINnews]

BLANTYRE, 3 June 2011 (IRIN) – After several years of fragile gains, Malawi’s healthcare sector is facing major setbacks following a decision by its largest international donor, the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), to freeze its aid to the impoverished nation. The UK provided about US$122 million annually to Malawi, of which $49 million

Global Voices: Dying for life-saving drugs [Toronto Star]

The Toronto Star, May 30, 2011 By Craig and Marc Kielburger We build schools in Kenyan villages where teachers die, but their students refuse to name the cause because of its potent stigma, even as coffins are lowered into graves. We’ve seen husbands, mothers, and then their children, wither away from a mysterious illness rather