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What Does it Mean to be a Global Citizen?

“I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.” - Socrates [as quoted by Plutarch], circa 420 BC Our world seems to be growing in two opposite directions at once – increasingly fragmented on the one hand, increasingly…
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Volunteer Nutritionist Shares her experience with youth in crisis…

Project Details Salvation Army, Oasis, Kings Cross region. Nutritional outreach for youth with drug & alcohol addiction. On site Volunteer Naturopath weekly on Wednesday mornings, supplying protein drinks, fresh juices & supplements. "My…
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Leadership, Facilitation and Social Innovation

The current emphasis in business management is leader-centric and envisions leaders in hierarchical relationships with the managers and staff below them responding to their directives, drawing much of its inspiration from military models. The…
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Orphans Sleep Easy in Myanmar…

"It is not uncommon for children to come to the Youth Development center in a sleep deprived state. On my last visit a 13yr old girl had walked over 150km alone over 5 days from India to the Center in Myanmar (to join with other siblings which…
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Salvation Army Certificate of Thanks

The Salvation Army gratefully aknowledge OHO's support over the last 8 years with a certificate of thanks for the latest installment of 10 000 nutritional bars donated by Metagenics for Australia's homeless.  A massive 1.5 Metric Tonnes of…
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Letter of Thanks from Ngemba Elder Uncle Paul Gordon to Happy Herb Company

Uncle Paul Gordon Ngemba Elder Uncle Paul Gordon is a Ngemba Elder and long-standing supporter of Hands On Health Australia (HOHA). Aboriginal Health in Aboriginal Hands (AHAH) is an initiative of Hands on Health Australia. In collaboration…
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The Realities of Nauru

"I recently visited approx 400 men detained in a small gravel camp site in the middle of a phosphate mine on Nauru. The men constantly asked “Why us? What did we do that makes us different from the others who arrived after 13 August?” It…
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Towards a holistic approach to global health

In many ways the concept of holistic health care is largely a 20th century notion.  This is to say, prior to the twentieth century a thoroughly articulated reductionist or selective philosophy had not fully emerged, and hence neither had the…