Nicholas Comninellis

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September 2009


Learning To Save Lives in Angola

I so enjoyed talking this week with Pamela Smith, a physician from Chicago who completed the clinical experience for the INMED International Medicine Certificate at Lubango Evangelical Medical Center in Angola, southern Africa. “This was so very different than any medical mission I’ve ever experienced. Before, I was the leader, though really knew almost nothing about the nation where I […]

Cross-Cultural Healthcare Pearls

Crossing Cultures Without Becoming Cross

  People seeking healthcare in North America are increasingly global in their make up. Some 50 million are culturally diverse and operate with understandings of health and medicine that are unfamiliar to most healthcare professionals. Nevertheless, we must effectively understand and communicate with these individuals and families to be successful in assisting them. Consider the following

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