Doing global health projects creates bonds of caring and makes us into better people. ... The vast majority of global health projects succeed in building compassion, empathy and perspective.
But, you need to separate your travel bug from a genuine interest in global health. ... Global health programs that fund medical students are not easy to come by.
Volunteer medical staff underwent training through the World Health Organization in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Africa. ... up in a location where the health care infrastructure was“ dismal.”.“ As U.S.
While patients may not want a "creative approach" to their medical care, creativity is the key spice in generating groundbreaking medical research, developing a new community or global health outreach program, ... and directs the NIH-sponsored Training
More than 1 billion disabled globally as resources diminish. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank just revealed the first-ever global estimate of disability. ... This post by Val Jones, MD, appeared at Get Better Health, a network of
Committed and creative people are working all the time. We just aren't hearing much about them since apparently the most pressing global health issue right now is Ebola. . ... American, she blogs at Why is American Health Care So Expensive?, where this
I didn't have the opportunity to go to Cuba until I attended a global health education conference sponsored by the WHO (World Health Organization) and PAHO (Pan American Health Organization) ... I gave a talk about global health education and
of all cases could be prevented, a report from the World Health Organization stated. ... Access to effective and affordable cancer treatments in developing countries, including for childhood cancers, would significantly reduce mortality, even in settings
Hometown: West Chester, Pa. Family: Husband, one daughter. Medical school: Des Moines University (formerly University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences). ... As leaders in health care service, women's opportunities to positively impact family
The 2009 Lancet/University College London Global Health Initiative Commission called climate change“ the biggest global health threat of the 21st century.” The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates climate change will ... Recently, the United