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When sex is painful

13th March 2014

Dr Petra

TweetMany years ago I was asked to review a small qualitative study for a healthcare journal. It focused on women…



23 December Here We Come A Wassailing

23rd December 2012

Dr Petra

TweetIf you are celebrating Christmas hopefully by now you’re nearly ready for the big day and are looking forward to…



19 December There’s Always Tomorrow

19th December 2012

Dr Petra

TweetAll this month I’ve been talking about the brilliant work done by Hesperian Health Guides (and encouraging you to donate…



17 December Gabriel

17th December 2012

Dr Petra

TweetToday it’s International Day to End Sex Worker Violence. It aims to draw attention to the prevalence of violence and…



16 December Boas Festas

16th December 2012

Dr Petra

TweetIf you need health information you want accessible ideas you can act upon yourself – written in your own language….



12 December How To Wrap A Cat For Christmas

12th December 2012

Dr Petra

TweetCould you be a Secret Santa and help deliver health materials? That’s one of the roles Hesperian Health Guides needs…



7 December A musical interruption

7th December 2012

Dr Petra

TweetAlongside books and DVDs in a variety of languages, Hesperian Health Guides have also launched a number of Health Wikis…



In memory of John Tomlinson

30th September 2012

Dr Petra

TweetOver the summer I was saddened to learn of the death of John Tomlinson. John was an inspiration to so…



My sex and relationships predictions for 2011

4th January 2011

Dr Petra

Tweet Christmas is over, the New Year has begun. There’s only the last few unwanted choccies left in the tin…



Christmas Good Causes: for your consideration

22nd December 2010

Dr Petra

TweetIt’s nearly Christmas and you may have already got gifts for friends and family. But if you’re still wondering what…