Special Series: Cross-border Medical Practices - 2008
by Marc Gopin
"The border between Israelis and Palestinians decides the fate of the innocents," says Marc Gopin, who praises the 'quiet heroes' and citizen diplomats who work to heal wounds across enemy lines.
(Source: Common Ground News, 10 July 2008) 
by Leo Kramer
“Sometimes the clearest, most achievable goals are the ones that aim to alleviate the suffering of individuals on the ground.”
(Source: Common Ground Service, 17 July 2008) 
by Cesar Chelala
In this third article in a series on cross-border medical practices, Cesar Chelala sheds light on the challenges and successes of international health programmes that "serve to increase understanding between divided peoples."
(Source: Common Ground News Service, 16 October 2008) 
by Dr. Alex Leventhal
In this fourth article in a series on cross-border medical practices, Dr. Alex Leventhal, describes the inception, development, and significant milestones of the MECIDS public health programme, which has been mitigating health threats and bridging divides in the region.
(Source: Common Ground News Service, 27 November 2008) 
by Mya Guarnieri
Mya Guarnieri describes the all-too-common tragedy of lack of access to healthcare for the people of Gaza. While it was exacerbated by Operation Cast Lead, this is a problem that pre-dates the most recent incursion.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 16 April 2009) 
by Dr. Hagai Agmon-Snir
Dr. Hagai Agmon-Snir hopes that “by introducing cultural competency into the medical services in Jerusalem we will help reduce the current inequality that exists in this field”.
(Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 21 May 2009) 
Women of Tunisia: Let your voices be heard!

The women of Tunisia have a decisive role to play in shaping Tunisia's future. Fatma Ben Saïdane reminds women of the power of their vote and the importance of civic engagement.
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