Posts from the ‘health’ category

Mind the Gap: Access Barriers from Lab to Patient | Lingxi Li and Angela Ji | TEDxTerryTalks

This talk by Lingxi and Angela, will focus on pharmaceutical access barriers that affect patients worldwide. By sharing their personal experiences and their expertise, these two…

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The Beauty in Brokenness: Redefining Self Compassion and Mental Illness: Dylan Stirewalt at TEDxTerryTalks 2013

When Dylan turned 3, her mother gave her custody to her father and started a long journey that would see her struggle with homelessness and mental…

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Navigating Your Learning – How We Can Learn From/With One Another: Ashley Welsh at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

How do we learn best? What factors and obstacles can influence our learning experience? Ashley Welsh speaks about the complex sets of hurdles, failures, successes and…

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Children from around the world and where they sleep.

I always find this kind of photojournalism incredibly compelling (for instance, one of my favourite books to give as a present is Menzel D’Aluisio’s Hungry Planet).…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Is Food a Right?

On October 7, 2013, Gordon Neighbourhood House hosted the West End Food Festival. One of the numerous events part of this festival included a panel discussion…

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Parliament Betrays People in Developing Countries Needing Medicines – Bill C-398 Voted Down

Statement from the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and the Grandmothers Advocacy Network. (link) NOVEMBER 28, 2012 – We are profoundly disappointed that Parliament has decided to reject…

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A moment of your time: about Bill C-398 and how Canadians can contribute to global health

Dear Canadians: On wednesday, a very important piece of policy will be discussed in parliament.   It’s called Bill C-398 and it deserves our attention.  It…

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A Blight on Vancouver: a Tuberculosis FAQ

WHAT IS THE ISSUE? First of all, what is tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is a disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a bacteria which attacks the immune system, living…

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Body & Mind: An Eating Disorders FAQ

The Terry project is pleased to announce a new section in the Terry blog. Here, we will present excellent FAQs written in our ASIC200 on various…

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The A-Z of Epidemiology: germs from Anthrax to Zoonoses. A disturbing bedtime book for kids.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2C4U624Y6o&w=600&h=338] Written and performed by Jennifer Gardy: http://jennifergardy.com – Animated by Tom Scott: http://tomscott.com – Credits by Jessica Latshaw:http://jessicalatshawofficial.com

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