Blood donation is taboo in South Sudanese society, but when the Mayardit FM journalists heard that the wife of one of their own was near death due to blood loss after a lost pregnancy, the team members rushed to the local hospital to donate.Read more
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This World Radio Day, Internews – an international non-profit that was co-founded by our author David Hoffman – is celebrating a project that’s taken the fight against cholera to the airwaves.
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