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HMK Carrier Profile: How Nicole Kambou is serving the “Forgotten People” in Burkina Faso

December 15, 2021

In the village of Ouadaraduo (meaning “village of the forgotten people”) sits a small clinic called “The Denan Clinic.” The tiny waiting room is crammed with people, all of whom have travelled somewhere between 10-25 miles – on foot – to see the doctor on-site. The clinic operates three days a week and in that… Continue reading HMK Carrier Profile: How Nicole Kambou is serving the “Forgotten People” in Burkina Faso

Vanier College’s Malawi Nursing Exchange Program and HPIC Working Together: 2010-2020

August 18, 2020

Every year Vanier College sends a select group of nursing students to Malawi in Sub-Saharan Africa to complete the final seven weeks of their nursing program. The selection process is rigorous and students often choose the nursing program at Vanier so that they can participate in the study abroad component. We had big plans for… Continue reading Vanier College’s Malawi Nursing Exchange Program and HPIC Working Together: 2010-2020

Providing Medicine To The World’s Biggest Family

July 1, 2020

By Alicia Kolenda Dr. Charles Mulli often gets up in the middle of the night and goes driving to rescue children in need. An abandoned child himself, Dr. Mulli has made it his life’s mission to rescue children from the streets of Kenya. He worked his way up from a very humble labourer to become… Continue reading Providing Medicine To The World’s Biggest Family

What happens when you put medicine in a box?

March 28, 2020

After Alicia’s parents became extremely sick, she could not imagine living in a place other than Canada where there is great access to healthcare. This led Alicia to start thinking about the world and how things worked in other places. After discovering 1 in 4 people around the world do not have access to medicine,… Continue reading What happens when you put medicine in a box?