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Renown Kenyan singer will perform at CNIS African Market Aug 25

As part of their cross-Canada tour in August, Swahili Gospel singer Mary Atieno Ominde and her husband Alex Ominde will perform at the annual CNIS African Market, held in Kitsilano on Saturday August 25. Born blind, Mrs. Ominde excelled in…

CNIS FIRST COURSE COMES TO MACHAME

Machame hospital is over 100 years old, situated at 1500 meters up the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the site of one of the six clinical officer training schools in Tanzania. The majority of health care in Tanzania is…

“TWIN” WITH AN ETHIOPIAN SCHOOL

Every year, CNIS teaches thousands of elementary students in Africa a course called Peace Building for Elementary Schools. In the 2012-2013 school year, eight elementary schools in Axum, Northern Ethiopia are twinned with nine elementary schools in Canada. Students will build friendships…

CNIS inspires teenage volunteers!

Good Evening volunteers, supporters and staff of CNIS! My name is Changmin and I’m writing this on behalf of University Hill Scondary’s CNIS club. After volunteering with CNIS over the summer, I became passionate about the cause and I decided…

Great need for CNIS nurse training

CNIS continues to support the knowledge and skill development of the entire perioperative team. In 2009 the two-day Safe Surgery Saves Lives (SSSL) Nursing course was piloted in Addis Ababa. The course is based on the WHO SSSL Checklist, which has…