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World AIDS Day 2018 in Birmingham

As part of our World AIDS Day celebrations, Saving Lives is proud to say we’ll be part of Positive West Midlands’ event on Saturday, 1st December at Apaches Bar in Birmingham. People will be gathering the second city to remember, educate … and celebrate.… Read the rest

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Birmingham Med Students Get Running for Saving Lives

University of Birmingham medical students have raised an amazing £500 at the city’s half marathon this month, all in aid of the charitable work of Saving Lives. Afrah Riaz and Adam Arshad have founded a student group linked to Saving Lives at the University.… Read the rest

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Ed Wilkins in Myanmar: Week 32

So, after my pictorial debut week sneakily sliced salami-style into two to bulk up the seemingly bottomless viper-pit of missing blogs, we are now back onto familiar territory: general waffle, medical vignettes, preaching the Lord Kitchener ‘country needs you’ mantra, and then back onto life in Myanmar with another hopefully amusing series of titbits as a finale.  I’m uncertain whether this is a winning formula or brings about an immediate aversion reaction – but too late to change this blogger’s routine of a Yangon-lifetime now.… Read the rest

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Ed Wilkins in Myanmar: Week 31

This is the cheeky sequel of a two-episode series, the first being week 30, which in turn was a sly follow-on to week 29 – so for anyone with sufficient stamina and a home coffee-machine to stave off stupor, they must be read in order!… Read the rest

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Ed Wilkins in Myanmar: Week 30

First up in the inaugural picture blog is thanaka. This an ochre coloured bark-paste which adorns so many of the Burmese faces and is always applied to the cheeks and quite often to the rest of the face, sometimes patterned (occasionally to a level any modern art critic would admire).… Read the rest

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