Archive for November, 2010

War, Health, And Whatever Is Necessary

Sunday, November 28th, 2010 |

  Contemplate for a moment the impact of war upon health… During World War I, roughly 5 percent of causalities were among civilians. In World War II, this figure rose to 50 percent. In the wars since 1980, fully 80 percent of deaths have been inflicted upon CIVILIANS. The British Medical Journal reported in 2002: […]

Attitude Of Gratitude

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 |

  Over the last four days Nicholas Comninellis been representing INMED at the Global Missions Health Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Distinct from the INMED Exploring Medical Missions Conference, this event emphasizes more the spiritual dimension of caring for the poor. The encouragement we received through this event was just overwhelming. Former INMED students came by […]

Moving From Disaster Response To Building Resilience

Monday, November 1st, 2010 |

  The scope and frequency of disaster events being reported are increasing every year. Even this week Indonesia is suffering from the devastation of a tsunami and a volcanic eruption, both within a 24-hour period. Thousands are presumed dead and many more displaced.   Travel halfway around the world to Haiti, a chronically impoverished country, […]