October 6, 2015
In Hesperian’s home state of California, we’re experiencing our worst drought in history. But that hasn’t stopped Nestle from selling bottled water taken from public lands. In the San Bernadino National Forest, Nestle’s water permit expired 25 years ago! But considering that Nestle continues to violate the international agreements on the marketing of breast milk substitutes, perhaps it’s not surprising.
October 1, 2015
The plight of refugees is a major humanitarian crisis and a public health emergency. They are vulnerable to serious health risks and illnesses, and have very limited access to health care. In response, Hesperian is preparing to ship Where There is No Doctor to the frontlines of the crisis in collaboration with the Syrian American Medical Society
September 21, 2015
In the small town of Tarim, Yemen, health worker Um Amina used her role at a small clinic not just to treat local women, but give them the knowledge to improve their own health using an Arabic translation of Where There Is No Doctor.