Archive for the ‘International Public Health’ Category

Afghanistan Heightens Worldwide Refugee Crisis

Friday, August 20th, 2021 |

  "Turbulence in Afghanistan - people fleeing their homes from the Taliban - is already provoking worldwide migration," report my colleagues at the United Nations. "Like a ripply effect, desperate human beings running for their borders provoke greater insecurity among vulnerable ...

Healthcare for Marginalized Americans

Friday, August 13th, 2021 |

Mother and children during the Great Depression. Elm Grove, Oklahoma, USA.   Many people live on the margins of United States society due to race, language, ethnicity, income, immigration status, and more. The United States is distinct from other developed countries in ...

Smallpox Versus Covid-19 – What Should We Learn?

Friday, July 16th, 2021 |

  I have a small scar on my left arm - a reminder of the smallpox pandemic that killed as many as three out of every 10 people infected and claimed the lives of some 300 million people since 1900. The ...

If I Vaccinate, Can I Congregate?

Friday, February 26th, 2021 |

  "If I am vaccinated against Covid-19, can I safely congregate with other people - especially if they too are vaccinated?" Such a compelling question! If "yes," then reentering in-person life is a very welcome advance. If "no," then such socializing ...

TEDx And International Refugees

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 |

  In this TEDx presentation, INMED Founder and Dean Nicholas Comninellis Describes the plight of 70 million people today, the population of the entire southern United States, living as refugees in other nations - people forced from their homes by persecution ...

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 ...