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Health Collaboration: When an EDS Patient and a Textile Designer Team Up

By On December 13, 2017

Patricia and I teamed up to design a textile to express what EDS patients experience and how this disorder affects their lives, collaborating on a textile pattern called “Calling All Zebras.” … Read More

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Malawi: Walking to Gather Essential Water Status Information: Part Three

By On June 1, 2017

Fisherman’s Rest developed an app called Madzi Alipo with the support of OneFoundation that tracks the status of drinking water pumps across Malawi.… Read More

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Global Health Communication

Malawi: Educating Generations to Come About Water: Part Two

By On May 25, 2017

The water shortage in Malawi has been dealt with as something we need to react to rather than something we can consistently and systematically learn about and fix. … Read More

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Global Health Communication

Malawi: Water Crisis and What Is Being Done About It: Part One

By On May 18, 2017

We went to Malawi on a mission trip to participate in drinking water safety and education projects headed by Fisherman’s Rest and OneFoundation.… Read More

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Common Health Hygiene Necessary Among Ebola, Enterovirus D68 and MERS Outbreaks

By On October 9, 2014

Fall is my most favorite time of year. But although it ushers in the often-anticipated holiday season, it also has a negative reputation for bringing increased outbreaks of illness as weather turns… Read More