Archive for the ‘International Public Health’ Category

Community Development – Inspiring Results in Nepal

Saturday, January 16th, 2021 |

  Comprehensive community development is essential for human well-being. Growth in health, education, and economic activity contribute profoundly towards community development. But fostering such growth across cultures and amid low resources is a profound challenge. Today, INMED announces our newest partnership ...

International Refugee Care

Friday, January 8th, 2021 |

  Women and children. These comprise most international refugees seeking relief and asylum - more refugees than at any time since the end of WWII. Rohingya people expelled from Miramar, Syrians uprooted by ISIS, Africans in-flight from Al-Shabaab and Boko Haram, ...

Liberation: Covid-19 and World War II

Saturday, December 19th, 2020 |

  Dachau, first Nazi concentration camp built by on German soil,┬ábecame the model for torture, slavery, and extermination replicated throughout the Third Reich. Early on morning of April 28, 1945, surviving prisoners were amazed to observe SS officers raising a white ...

COVID-19 Vaccine for the Lowest Income Nations?

Friday, November 13th, 2020 |

  Very encouraging news this week: highly scientific research has proved 90 percent efficacy for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. In the coming months this, along with other vaccine prospects, will continue receiving vigorous safety and benefit analysis. Meanwhile, Pfizer anticipates production ...

COVID-19 vs HIV Pandemics

Friday, October 16th, 2020 |

  COVID-19 and HIV: both are among the most important health issues of our lifetimes. But beyond this fact, how do you the two pandemics compare?   First some similarities. Both diseases...   Caused worldwide concern, and often outright fear Are largely asymptomatic in ...

2020 Nobel Prize: World Food Program!

Friday, October 9th, 2020 |

  This week in New Delhi, the Nobel Committee awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize to the World Food Program (WFP), a United Nations agency, for its work to combat hunger. In both 2016 and 2019 I personally witnessed the WPF ...

COVID-19 Facts, Fiction, and Friction

Friday, September 25th, 2020 |

  Credible projections forecast an upswing in COVID-19 infection throughout the 2020 fall and winter seasons in North American and the northern hemisphere. To prevent disease and death, let's succinctly review three of the most pressing disease control questions:   Do cloth masks ...

The Coming COVID-19 Climax

Friday, August 28th, 2020 |

  First, a plea for objectivity. One powerful force complicating the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be the temptation to package information to fit preconceived outcomes. Over the last five months, the result of such wishful thinking has often been lax and ...

Meet Kerrie Flynn – INMED Master’s in International Health (MIH) Learner

Friday, July 24th, 2020 |

  "In Mexico we built a COVID-19 field hospital and developed COVID management protocols for Central American migrants - all the while continuing daily health clinics and ongoing monitoring for COVID in the refugee settlements," reports Kerrie Flynn, family nurse practitioner ...

Do You Have These Risk Factors?

Friday, May 22nd, 2020 |

  For the entire world, what are leading risk factors for death? And, do YOU possess any of these risk factors? Such questions are both intriguing and relevant. After all, hypertension becomes much more compelling when it is YOUR diagnosis. First, ...