Nicholas Comninellis

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August 2014

International Health News & Inspiration

Ebola Vs The World

  Why is Ebola such a concerning crisis? The fact that this is an unusual disease sparks intrigue. That it is contagious from person to person engenders particular alarm. But while I empathize with those who are ill, we also do well to consider the broader picture of health on the African continent. My colleague […]

INMED Grads In Action

People To Watch: INMED Intensive Course Grads

  On Saturday we completed the 2014 Late Summer INMED International Medicine & Public Health Hybrid Courses – events that consistently attracted some of the world’s most remarkable participants. Please let me introduce you to just a few: Joseph Muroka, a native Kenyan with a passion for his own people, who just graduated from the

INMED Grads In Action

INMED Grads: Eyes And Your Own Vision

  John Clements, pictured here at the Boa Vista Eye Center in southern Africa, approached me four years ago about serving via the INMED International Medicine Fellowship. At that time I was also comforting the leaders of Boa Vista over the tremendous challenge of locating a qualified eye specialist. What an encouragement to facilitate Dr.

INMED Grads In Action

Beyond Ebola: Other INMED Grads In Action

  We continue to follow the progress of INMED Graduate Kent Brantly in his personal battle against Ebola infection. His courage and devotion is hearteningly common among INMED Graduates. Susan Fockler, pharmacist, and Jennifer Wilson, family physician, are two additional INMED Grads who, like Brantly, have also invested heavily on behalf of the citizens of

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