Tibeb Debele in the studio
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Tibeb Debele (Rehabilitation Science) – Beyond repair: The process of social inclusion of women after Obstetric fistula surgical repair in Ethiopia

Obstetric fistula is a birth-related injury that results when women go through prolonged and obstructed labor. As a result, some women experience stigma and exclusion from their families and the community.  This study focuses on understanding how these women are included in their families and communities after receiving surgical correction. For upcoming interviews check out […]

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The Corridor, April 11th, 2024

In this episode of The Corridor, CFRC’s Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Christena Lawrie provides an interview with members of the Queen’s Community Housing Residents Association (QCHRA) about a proposed 35% rent increase and the impact it will have on current community housing residents. Dinah Jansen reads a story from the Local Journalism Initiative Reporter for […]

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April Saleem
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April Saleem (Pathology & Molecular Medicine) – Investigating the role of the gut microbiota in depressive disorders

Depressive disorders effect over 310 million people worldwide, reduce quality of life, co-occur with other physical disorders, and increase risks of premature death. Recent studies have suggested a link between the microbes residing in the human gut and the central nervous system, suggesting a bidirectional interaction called the microbiota-gut-brain axis. For upcoming interviews check out […]

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