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When puppets hit the road

27.04.2017

It’s a hard job but four puppets have taken it upon themselves. Through 28 shows they hope to prevent child accidents in a country where the numbers are deeply worrying.

Not to be forgotten

24.02.2017

They no longer remember how to get dressed, cook food or show love. Their clearest memories are sixty years old. Curiously enough, in Slovenia, dementia is an illness surrounded by taboos.

“I need to get my life on track”

15.02.2017

“I struggle with panic attacks, and here I am surrounded by medical staff that knows how to act. I need to get back on track.” These are the words of 14-year-old Kathriin, one of the patients at the new Children’s mental health centre in Estonia.

The invisible parents

13.01.2017

“When a woman is told that there is something wrong with her baby, she tends to feel left out of the motherhood she had opened up to,” says psychologist Bogna Kędzierska. Read the story about how they approached the parents no one saw.

The fight against unhealthy eating habits

20.12.2016

“The structure of the modern society is one of the main reasons behind unhealthy eating habits. Because we don’t prioritise food in a stressful everyday life, we often eat food that don't give us the sufficient amount of energy we need. The biggest problem in Portugal is the lack of knowledge related to food."