Archive for April, 2022

Who Trains Tomorrow’s International Doctors and Nurses?

Friday, April 29th, 2022 |

  Who trains the healthcare professionals who will go on to serve with Doctors Without Borders, Samaritans Purse, the United Nations, or International Medical Corps? Mainstream healthcare education does not prepare them for work in low-resource and international settings. Quite the opposite, in fact.   Barriers to effective, longer-term service in international health are enormous: […]

Uncommon Valor: John Testrake

Friday, April 8th, 2022 |

  Frodo: “I wish none of this had happened.” Gandalf: “So do all who live to see such times, but that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”   In 1989 I arrived in the capital city of Angola, […]