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MENSTRUATION: TIME TO BREAK THE SILENCE

The average woman will spend 3,000 days in their lifetime menstruating. Yet all too often menstruation is hidden and not talked about, which can lead to damaging misconceptions. May 28 is Menstrual Hygiene Day. It’s a day to break the … Read more

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Adara Week of Culture and Friendship 2017

By Rosie Gallagher, Adara Partnership Manager “So what do you want to do after school?” I ask Maya* and Sarita*, two of the “Adara Kids”, while we wait at the airport for our guests to arrive. We have to wait … Read more

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Nurses: A Voice to Lead, Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

At Adara, we count ourselves lucky to have an amazing group of nurses as part of our team, or working for the local development partners we support. This group is spread across the world – in Uganda, Nepal and the … Read more

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International Nurses Day Series: Meet Brandie Giles

Nurses are the heart of healthcare. They recognise the connection between social conditions and individual health. They know that to provide the best quality care, they need to look at the bigger picture. And they provide empathy and compassion when … Read more

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International Nurses Day Series: Meet Najjujo Winnie

Nurses are the heart of healthcare. They recognise the connection between social conditions and individual health. They know that to provide the best quality care, they need to look at the bigger picture. And they provide empathy and compassion when … Read more

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International Nurses Day Series: Meet Sue Prueitt

Nurses are the heart of healthcare. They recognise the connection between social conditions and individual health. They know that to provide the best quality care, they need to look at the bigger picture. And they provide empathy and compassion when … Read more

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International Nurses Day Series: Meet Menuka Rai

Nurses are the heart of healthcare. They recognise the connection between social conditions and individual health. They know that to provide the best quality care, they need to look at the bigger picture. And they provide empathy and compassion when … Read more

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MIDWIVES, MOTHERS AND FAMILIES: PARTNERS FOR LIFE

Today is International Day of the Midwife. It’s a day to give thanks for the hundreds of thousands of midwives around the world saving lives every day. It’s a day to acknowledge the difference a midwife can make between life … Read more

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GIVING HOPE TO CHILDREN LIVING WITH A DISABILITY

By Brooke Magnusson, Global Health Partnerships Manager, Adara Development Imagine realising your six-month old baby has a disability. Though it can sometimes take many months– even years – for an official diagnosis, you know something is wrong. Now imagine you … Read more

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WELCOME FROM THE INCOMING CEO OF ADARA DEVELOPMENT, DEBBIE LESTER

I will never forget the first time I read about Adara. I remember the moment as if it were yesterday. I opened the local paper to a story about a woman, Audette Exel, who had started a unique ‘business for … Read more

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