July 20, 2012

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 […]
June 21, 2012

“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, […]
April 3, 2012

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 […]
April 2, 2012

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 […]
January 16, 2012

Prevent Maternal Mortality in Africa – March 8 national fundraiser

On Thursday, March 8th from 10am to 6pm, CNIS and Ten Thousand Villages will partner for a one-day fundraiser to celebrate International Women’s Day, and to support […]
January 6, 2012

Canadian Government supports CNIS Obstetrics Program in Tanzania

Funding from the government of Canada provided through the Canadian International Development Agency will allow CNIS to address and reduce preventable maternal deaths. It is estimated […]
October 28, 2011

Enthusiasm for Obstetrics courses in Uganda!

CNIS has been teaching in Uganda since 1997, and brought the Structured Operative Obstetrics (SOO) course there in 2008. The Mulago Hospital in Kampala delivers almost […]
September 21, 2011

Meet our Twinning Schools 2011-2012

Eight Canadian elementary schools are now ‘twinned’ with eight elementary schools in Axum, Ethiopia through the Canada/Ethiopia Elementary school Twinning Project. Starting this fall, the schools […]
July 26, 2011

Canada-Guyana Surgical Research Partnership Workshop

Three physicians from Guyana joined Canadian surgical colleagues for a 1½ day workshop at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario to learn more about research methods in […]