Archive for October, 2009

Welcome to the INMED Blogs!

Sunday, October 18th, 2009 |

Hello! My name is Nicholas Comninellis, and I’m President of INMED – the Institute for International Medicine. Our mission is to equip healthcare professionals with the skills necessary to serve the most forgotten of all people. In this photo I’m working at the Kalukembe Hospital leprosy center in Angola, southern Africa, at the height of […]

Forgotten Disasters

Thursday, October 1st, 2009 |

  Just twelve days ago our planet was rocked by a duo of disasters. A 7.6-magnitude quake struck the island of Sumatra in Indonesia, followed by shocks of similar magnitude hours later. Within moments, these geologic convulsions reduced buildings to rubble in the city of Padang, where U.N. officials estimate as many as 4,000 people […]