Archive for August, 2017

Michigan State U Funds INMED Learner In Ghana

Saturday, August 26th, 2017 |

  “MSU’s family medicine department awarded me a scholarship to learn from physicians, nurses, community health workers and pastors working hard to improve the health in northern Ghana. My words cannot fully express my experience!” Georgia Wheeldon, pictured here with the traditional King of the region, was funded for her INMED Service-Learning experience at Ghana’s […]

Mark Twain ~ “We wanted something foreign!”

Friday, August 18th, 2017 |

  I am fascinated with cultures. For one, they represent enormous richness of human experience. Tasting a variety of cultures also creates light and insight into our own personal cultures that we could never appreciate unless we step outside of them.   With a right attitude, cross-cultural immersion can create some of the most enlightening, […]

Children Of The Atomic Bomb

Friday, August 11th, 2017 |

  “An explosion so terrible, a flash so blindingly bright, I thought the world had ended,” expressed Shin’s father. “Then, just a quickly, everything went black.” 3-year-old Shin was missing. Father frantically searched for him among the wreckage and found Shin pinned under a house beam, badly hurt. “His face was bleeding and swollen… Everyone […]

INMED Helping Babies Breathe Saves a Life In Uganda

Friday, August 4th, 2017 |

  “A laboring mother had pre-eclampsia and the midwives called saying that the fetal strip didn’t look good.” INMED Diploma candidate Isaac Billings pulled on his shoes, and ran to the maternity ward where his attending, recognizing the emergency, rapidly performed a C-section.   Isaac continues, “It was quickly obvious that the baby was in […]