Archive for January, 2017

RNs Are Welcome in the Premier INMED Course

Friday, January 27th, 2017 |

  No name is a perfect reflection on the substance of an organization. GE makes more the light bulbs. NASA goes far beyond launching rockets. Similarly, INMED – the Institute for International Medicine – offers opportunities beyond curative healthcare and not simply for those in the medical profession.   An important example: RNs are welcome […]

INMED’s First Graduates From Virginia Commonwealth University

Friday, January 20th, 2017 |

  Richmond is the home of many firsts in Virginia history: In 1609 John Smith and company established Jamestown. In 1740 the First Great Awakening broke out in the city. Here in 1862 the USS Monitor clashed with the CSS Virginia (aka, Merrimac). Also in Richmond, hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University, INMED graduated the first […]

Nutrition Triage In Haiti

Friday, January 13th, 2017 |

  “Almost 100 families showed up for nutritional screening,” describes Matt Giesbrecht. “Most of the families came from remote and very poor areas. It was amazing to see their eagerness when food was served. Survival instinct kicked in as these little ones guarded their bowls. So much to be thankful for!”   Matt Giesbrecht is […]

Positive News: Population Growing And Poverty Shrinking

Friday, January 6th, 2017 |

  Positive News: Amid our world’s growing population, the portion of people living in extreme poverty has diminished nonetheless. Reliable data gathered from the World Bank, among other sources, indicates that over the last two hundred years the world population grew from about one billion to seven billion. Yet in 1820 the portion of people […]