Study Finds Microfinance Program—Pigs for Peace—Also Improves Mental Health Symptoms for Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Women and families in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been beaten down physically and mentally by years of war, poverty, and violence, but a Johns Hopkins School of Nursing researcher and her team suggest that a baby pig has the power to turn despair into hope, even reducing symptoms of PTSD and depression....Click here to read more.
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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (SON) took home half of the awards given at the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) Nightingala Celebration on October 15: Nancy Glass, a global leader for health promotion and gender equality, received the Path-Paver Award and Sarah Szanton, a leader in nursing and gerontology, received the Protégé Award....Click here to read more.
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