Archive for July, 2016

INMED Graduates First Students In China

Friday, July 29th, 2016 |

  A long-term INMED vision has been to expand our Course offerings to outside of the United States. Over the years South Africa, Australia, and India were considered locales. Last October the prospects brightened when   LIGHT offered to host this complex learning event in the city of Shenyang, NE China. LIGHT has served INMED as […]

Chinese Serving The Entire World

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 |

  “We Taiwanese are an island people; citizens of the sea. We are comfortable going everywhere.” Let me introduce you to Edgar Wu, here receiving his INMED Academic Qualification in International Medicine & Public Health. Edgar is one of the most fascinating of the thirty-three students to took advantage of this 2016 Course offering in […]

United States Trailing In Global Humanitarian Responsiveness

Friday, July 15th, 2016 |

  International humanitarian response to recent large-scale disasters is widely regarded as unnecessarily inadequate, especially in light of advancements in disaster management understanding and available response resources. This unnecessary inadequacy is manifested in several forms: 1. Insufficient rapid assessment of disaster status and immediate relief needs prior to emergency response, resulting in frequent interventions that […]

Honesty And Truth Telling Within Chinese Healthcare

Friday, July 8th, 2016 |

  Astute observations from Eva Holsinger, my pediatrician colleague here in northeastern China: “Do you want your doctor to tell you everything, right away, as soon as she knows something bad is coming at you? Take it another step: who do you want the doctor to tell first: you, or your family? In the US […]

Join the INMED Course At Massachusetts General Hospital!

Friday, July 1st, 2016 |

  We must do better at doing good was the overwhelming evaluation of organizations responding to Haiti’s earthquake. Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Global Health, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Heart to Heart International, among others, are working in partnership with INMED to substantially improve the quality of both disaster response and sustainable community health improvement.   An […]