Attending EPES’ Fifth International Training Course

– Guest Post from Action for Health in the Americas (AHA) Board Member Sheila Dauer – Attending the 5th Escuela Internacional was one of the best experiences of my life! And I owe it to the generosity of Melanie Nelson (fellow AHA Board member), the welcoming warmth of the EPES staff and health promoters andContinue reading “Attending EPES’ Fifth International Training Course”

Join AHA and support EPES on December 6th in NYC!

All EPES and AHA supporters in the New York City area – please attend AHA-NY’s upcoming House Party/Silent Auction/Chilean Holiday Craft Sale to support EPES! When: Friday, December 6th, 2013 from 6:30-9:00pm Where: 280 Riverside Dr. # 15 E, New York City (entrance on 100th St.) Light snacks, pastries from Los Andes Bakery, and beveragesContinue reading “Join AHA and support EPES on December 6th in NYC!”

EPES Recognizes AHA Board Member Melanie Nelson

AHA is excited to share the below press release from EPES highlighting the extraordinary support of AHA Board Member Melanie Nelson and her key role in making the upcoming EPES International Training Course on Popular Education in Health a reality. Thank you Melanie for your support and being a model for the rest of theContinue reading “EPES Recognizes AHA Board Member Melanie Nelson”

Almost four years later…

Our first blog post focused on the immediate post-earthquake work EPES was engaging in in and around Concepcion, Chile.  Who would have thought that it would take over three and a half years (the earthquake occurred February 27, 2013) for the residents of the seaside villages – whose homes were destroyed by the tsunami –Continue reading “Almost four years later…”