Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

Genetically related to SARS virus, MERS was first discovered in Bisha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It has been found in dromedary camels and bats. It has been found in following nine countries; France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, KSA, Qatar, Tunisia, UAE and the UK It has a 50% fatality rate. It is a disease which is […]

“HelpMeSee” in the face of Cataract Blindness

20.3 million people in the developing world, or half of all the blind people in the world, suffer from cataract blindness. There are children that will grow up without ever using their eyes despite the fact that a simple surgery could cure it in less than the time it takes to finish an SAT session.  […]

Taking the “Not” out of “Life’s Not Fair”

You hear the cliché “Life isn’t fair” all the time. While it’s true, it’s often used as an excuse to allow things to remain unfair – as a justification for apathy. However, the nonprofit world and all the people that contribute to it whether through donations, volunteer hours or committing their career paths fight to […]