Nicholas Comninellis

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April 2014

International Health News & Inspiration

Tragedy & Uncommon Compassion In Action

  Jerry Umanos, Chicago pediatrician and formerly with Lawndale Community Church’s Health Center, has been serving at the CURE Hospital in Afghanistan since 2005. His role? Caring for ill Afghan children and training Afghan physicians to do likewise. On Thursday morning, two days ago, an Afghan guard opened fire at the hospital gate killing three American physicians, including […]

INMED Action Steps For You

Helping Babies Breathe

  Some one million babies die each year from birth asphyxia (inability to breathe immediately after delivery), chiefly in resource-limited locations. Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) is an evidence-based program to disseminate neonatal resuscitation skill in such settings, and INMED is pleased to offer HBB instruction. Cindy Obenhaus leads this educational offering from her role as a neonatal nurse and

INMED Grads In Action

Iron Sharpens Iron – Who Sharpens You?

  “We traveled to the Exploring Medical Missions Conference as just acquaintances, unaware of the awaiting revelations.” Rachel Jamison and Courtney Baldridge at that time were first year medical students at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. “The EMMC created a place to foster what’s become a life-long friendship. We also met

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