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Author: UPEC Staff

8 Billion and Counting …

Hi everyone, and happy holidays a bit early. On November 15, the world’s population hit 8 billion people. As many of you know — thank you so much to everyone who came out — UPEC marked the occasion with an event at Proper Burger and Brewery.

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A View From Nepal

We offer a bit of good news and hope in the form of an update from Nepal, a country seeing dramatic birth rate declines due to its investments in community and female health, and the work of many NGOs.

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Losing Nature

Lately I have been consumed by loss, and by the notion of loss. Working as a physician for the last two years, my confidence in the durability of health, life, and even community, has eroded. Personally, I was lucky. None of my family or close friends died of our plague, but professionally I watched as countless people we cared for intensely progressed with illness, suffered, and ultimately died....

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