Nicholas Comninellis

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February 2012

International Health News & Inspiration

“Global Health” or “International Medicine”?

  Well-meaning people continually inquire about the terminology associated with global health. Their inquiry is not just hair-splitting. Terminology may be subtlety different, and yet the meanings conveyed be profoundly divergent. And so consider these terms:  global health, international health, international public health, and international medicine.   In common usage,  global health and international health


From Inspiration To Mobilization

  Rapid-fire rifle shots grew closer, echoing from each direction. The cadence of explosions increased, accompanied by shouting just outside in the streets. Inside Dr. Steve Foster, keynote speaker at the 2012 INMED Exploring Medical Missions Conference, and his colleague Darrel Hockersmith barred the metal door and grappled in the darkness for protection from flying

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