Archive for the ‘Global Health News & Inspiration’ Category

Sustainable Development Goals – Too Many Good Ideas?

Friday, May 5th, 2017 |

  Over recent decades our world has hosted some remarkable cooperative efforts at increasing the well-being of human kind. The Health for All movement began in 1970s and 80s, emphasized primary healthcare: the provision of essentially health services like nutrition, housing, ...

Pam Franks – 2017 INMED Cross-Cultural Healthcare Service Award Recipient

Friday, April 14th, 2017 |

This award recognizes one who demonstrates care and concern for cultural diverse communities and who gives selflessly of time and resources for their benefit.   Pam Franks, RN BSN, began serious cross-cultural endeavors when she and her husband moved to Guatemala. During ...

Greg Seager – 2017 INMED Cross-Cultural Healthcare Leadership Award Recipient

Saturday, April 8th, 2017 |

This award recognizes those who have made significant leadership contributions to bridging cultural gaps in healthcare services and have set an example for other leaders to emulate.   Greg Seager, RN MSN, and his wife, Candi, first became involved in cross-cultural healthcare ...

Lawand Talal, 2017 Award for Compassionate Service to Humanity Recipient

Friday, March 24th, 2017 |

This award was established by the INMED Board of Directors to recognize people who demonstrate care and concern for those in need, who give selflessly of their time and resources, and who inspire others to take similar action.   Compassion is at the ...

Haitian Christian Mission, 2017 INMED Humanitarian Crisis Response Award Recipient

Friday, March 17th, 2017 |

This award recognizes individuals and organizations who that provide exemplary disaster response services for highly vulnerable communities. In doing so, they accentuate the value of life and provide an exemplary model for us all.   On the morning of October 4, 2016, ...

Vicki Hicks, 2017 INMED International Healthcare Preceptor Award Recipient

Friday, March 10th, 2017 |

The INMED International Healthcare Preceptor Award is offered to an individual who has made an important impact in training of the next generation of international medical volunteers. Through their instruction and their role modeling, the award winners listed below have ...

Juli McGowan Boit, 2017 INMED National Healthcare Service Award Recipient

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 |

Many health care professionals within their own nations are sacrificing personal comfort in order to care for their neglected neighbors. The award winners listed below are role models in providing health care for their own people.   The 2017 INMED National Healthcare ...

INMED’s First Graduates From Virginia Commonwealth University

Friday, January 20th, 2017 |

  Richmond is the home of many firsts in Virginia history: In 1609 John Smith and company established Jamestown. In 1740 the First Great Awakening broke out in the city. Here in 1862 the USS Monitor clashed with the CSS Virginia ...

What Moves You?

Friday, December 23rd, 2016 |

  What are the experiences that make you feel choked up, that suddenly captivate your attention,  cultivate passion within you, that ignite your soul with power - experiences invigorate you with energy and vision? I ask because at this interval most ...

Happening Now: The World’s Largest Ever Refugee Exodus

Friday, October 28th, 2016 |

  Seven-year old Ariya, photographed here with her mother and siblings, fled the outskirts of Mosul last week as Kurdish and Iraqi military forces advanced to retake that city from ISIS. Ariya joins the over 3.3 million Iraqis displaced by the ...