African Market this Saturday

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The Canadian Network for International Surgery (CNIS), hosts their annual African Market this Saturday, September 6th, at their Vancouver office (1985 West Broadway @ Maple).

There will be African music, food, crafts, and more, all in an effort to promote African culture and raise awareness and funds for the important work that CNIS does:

CNIS activities includes injury prevention through the Injury Control Center in Uganda and through the Injury Prevention Initiative for Africa in 8 African Countries and another supports surgical libraries.

Injury Deaths account for more than 5 million deaths worldwide. Globally, this is more than HIV, Malaria and Tuberculosis combined. 13% of Africans will die an injury related death.

The African market is from 10am until 4pm.

Last modified: September 4, 2008

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