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March 2017

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China: INMED Launches Advanced Family Physician Training

  China’s medical system was built around care by subspecialists: cardiologists managing hypertension, endocrinologists overseeing diabetes mellitus, gastroenterologist treating GERD. Like the United States in the 1970s and 80s, China’s policy makers today recognize the profound inefficiencies of this organ-system approach to medicine. While a small percentage of patients do indeed need the expertise of […]

International Health News & Inspiration

Lawand Talal, 2017 Award for Compassionate Service to Humanity Recipient

This award was established by the INMED Board of Directors to recognize people who demonstrate care and concern for those in need, who give selflessly of their time and resources, and who inspire others to take similar action.   Compassion is at the center of Lawand Talal’s professional life. This American-trained Kurdish attorney abandoned a lucrative

International Health News & Inspiration

Haitian Christian Mission, 2017 INMED Humanitarian Crisis Response Award Recipient

This award recognizes individuals and organizations who that provide exemplary disaster response services for highly vulnerable communities. In doing so, they accentuate the value of life and provide an exemplary model for us all.   On the morning of October 4, 2016, Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti with winds of 145 miles per hour –

International Health News & Inspiration

Vicki Hicks, 2017 INMED International Healthcare Preceptor Award Recipient

The INMED International Healthcare Preceptor Award is offered to an individual who has made an important impact in training of the next generation of international medical volunteers. Through their instruction and their role modeling, the award winners listed below have demonstrated that indeed every life matters.   Vicki Hicks, RN MSN, entered international service via

International Health News & Inspiration

Juli McGowan Boit, 2017 INMED National Healthcare Service Award Recipient

Many health care professionals within their own nations are sacrificing personal comfort in order to care for their neglected neighbors. The award winners listed below are role models in providing health care for their own people.   The 2017 INMED National Healthcare Service Award Recipient is Juli McGowan Boit. Juli lives a life of international

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