Archive for the ‘Global Health News & Inspiration’ Category

Would You Gamble With Your Life?

Friday, May 28th, 2021 |

  Would you gamble with your life? Take a risk? Go all in? Put it all on the line? Make a heavy investment? Startling as this action sounds, the fact is that we all gamble with our lives. Every day we make ...

Are You Contagious?

Thursday, May 6th, 2021 |

  Are you infected?...feverish?...coughing?...contagious? As we increasingly venture out into public spaces, we do so realizing the risks of becoming infected from another person who is contagious with Covid-19, influenza, tuberculosis, measles, even anthrax. Hence, we take proven-effective precautions to protect ourselves, ...

Find Love – And More – At The Humanitarian Health Conference

Friday, April 16th, 2021 |

  "Look for love in all the right places!" This timeless dating advice means hanging out in venues that attract people with your values and ambitions. Introducing Nathaniel Uhl and Lana Borden, both single nurses in Kansas City with parallel vision. ...

Who Is The Most Famous Person In Global Health?

Friday, March 26th, 2021 |

  Who is the most famous person in global health? The question is ironic. By nature,  global health volunteers are largely self-sacrificing and self-effacing. No one enters this field to become wealthy or famous. Nevertheless, inspiring personalities occasionally gain notoriety not ...

Glory, terror, good news, savior, Christ!

Friday, December 25th, 2020 |

  Humanity this year is beset by disease, isolation, poverty, racism, fascism and overwhelming emotional stress. Today, this chaotic season is also marked with a holiday remembering Jesus Christ. The narrative of his birth - described in detail by three separate ...

Feeling Heavy Burdened? Here Find Rest

Friday, October 30th, 2020 |

  Job pressure. Virtual fatigue. Family isolation. Holiday loneliness. Financial uncertainty. Cold weather. Illness vulnerability. "Is this a fever overcoming me?" Our sense of heavy burden is almost ubiquitous. The CDC reports that 40% of American citizens reported mental health or ...

Whom Shall We Trust?

Saturday, August 15th, 2020 |

  The COVID-19 Pandemic stretches most every sector of modern society. Healthcare, employment, education, transportation, and social relationships continue in upheaval. Fortunate for us, we live in the Information Age. Abundant knowledge is readily available to improve our response to these ...

2020 INMED Award Winners!

Friday, July 3rd, 2020 |

  The history of healthcare for the forgotten is highlighted by professionals who inspire their colleagues toward similar service. The Institute for International Medicine is honored to continue this effective tradition by announcing annual recipients of the INMED Awards. Browse their ...

Humanitarian Health Conference (HHC) Virtual Event!

Friday, June 19th, 2020 |

  Our plans have changed, and we bet yours have too. The 2020 Humanitarian Health Conference (HHC) is now a online live stream event! What are the advantages of this 15th annual conference?   People from all over the world - including ...

What Is The New Normal – The Covid-19 Adjusted Life?

Friday, May 29th, 2020 |

  The most predictable quality of this new phase in the COVID-19 pandemic is that it is altogether unpredictable. Cases may spike in next month, they may dissipate all together, or they may ascend again in the fall. The exact science ...