June 13, 2013
As we celebrate LGBT pride this month, we take great pleasure in saluting our long-time partner, The Berkeley Free Clinic, for all the Clinic does to provide services for its gay, bisexual and transsexual clients.
June 06, 2013
The tragic building collapse at Rana Plaza in Bangladesh is the largest industrial accident in history. More than 1,000 people were killed, murdered through the negligence of a social, political, and economic system that allows and encourages unsafe working conditions in the name of profit.
May 30, 2013
It’s been a big year for Where There Is No Doctor, the lifesaving title first published in 1973 in Mexico’s Sierra Madre. Not only is the book celebrating 40 years in circulation, with 28 editions, an astonishing 81 translations, and distribution in 221 countries and territories—this month the book launches for the first time as an e-book for Kindle.
To increase free access to empowering health information around the globe, Hesperian has partnered with Worldreader, the San Francisco-based organization co-founded by former Amazon.com executive David Risher. Together, Hesperian and Worldreader will load Where There Is No Doctor onto thousands of Kindles in African schools, providing unprecedented access to the critical medical information contained in the text and illustrations.