Tag Archives : Congo


Project Resilience: Panzi Hospital’s Life During Wartime

By Ladner Lim Kristin
About two years ago a friend of mine in California told me about a  story on National Public Radio about the war in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Called “Africa’s World War” because of the estimated five million people killed there since 1996, it’s been called by human rights experts  the deadliest conflict since World War II. To…
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General Medical

News Mix:Couric and CBS Snag Big Award; Times’ NYTimes’ Jane Gross Blogs For Boomers and Aging Parents; Four-Star General Cheered by Peers; Your Resume Can Look Younger; Michelle Obama’s Staying Power; Ashley Judd Listens in the Congo

By Womens Voices for Change
CBS Women Knock One Out of the Park: Despite a year that threatened to usher Katie Couric, 51, out of the anchor chair at CBS News, she and her team won the Edward R. Murrow Award yesterday, for their August 9 broadcast and for continued coverage of the war in Iraq.  In a statement, CBS Evening News Executive Producer Rick…
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