Category 'Health'

11
Jun

Vaccinations for travel to India — Ouch, that hurts!

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Travel / Health blog Preparing for a trip to India means first getting a round or two of vaccinations. I had to get one Hepatitis A and two Hepatitis B shots. (I have to return a third time for the final Hep-B injection in six months to a year.) And there were also needles for Tetanus, […]

2
Dec

Ve’ahavta Delivers Earthquake Relief in Turkey

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Feature / First-hand account of delivering earthquake relief / Excerpt published by the Canadian Jewish News (2000) Editor’s note: This is an excerpt of a journal kept by Alison Epstein, who was sent on a mission by Ve’ahavta: The Canadian Jewish Humanitarian and Relief Committee. Also on the trip were her husband Stephen Epstein, founding […]