Archive for April, 2017

Chris Gifford in Cameroon: INMED Grad in Action

Friday, April 28th, 2017 |

  “Chris Gifford spent 2 weeks in Muteghene for a training course called ALSO – Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics. He took the instructor portion first and then taught the course to 30 medical students and midwives the following week.” In so doing, Dr. Gifford – on a two-year medical service stent in Cameroon, West […]

My Grandfather Was An IDP

Friday, April 21st, 2017 |

Internally Displaced People (IDPs) are one startling facet of today’s global refugee crisis. Accompanying well recognized conflicts in the Syria, Iraq, and Middle East are lesser known yet equally deadly locals of social strife causing people to flee for safety within their own nations. In South Sudan it’s civil war, not drought, that’s causing evacuation. […]

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 their five-year residency, she helped lead the medical care of a large Christian […]

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

Friday, April 7th, 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 when invited by their home church. Moving up quickly in leadership, they were […]