Archive for November, 2020

YOU and COVID-19 Critical Professional Shortages

Friday, November 27th, 2020 |

  “Care is about more than a room with a hospital bed. It’s about medical professionals taking care of patients. If you don’t have the staff to do that, people are going to die.” So declares CEO of the Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals, John Henderson. At this moment, medical centers in over […]

Today’s Grads from Uganda, Pakistan, Haiti, South Africa, and Kirksville, MO

Friday, November 20th, 2020 |

  The spirit of Thanksgiving, can you name some advantages that protections against COVID-19 infection have brought into your life? At INMED, the movement toward online learning has opened up participation for our international learners. Case in point: meet today’s graduates of INMED 2020 Early Fall Professional Certificate in International Medicine & Public Health. These […]

COVID-19 Vaccine for the Lowest Income Nations?

Friday, November 13th, 2020 |

  Very encouraging news this week: highly scientific research has proved 90 percent efficacy for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. In the coming months this, along with other vaccine prospects, will continue receiving vigorous safety and benefit analysis. Meanwhile, Pfizer anticipates production of roughly 1,5 billion doses of this two-dose vaccine during the next year. Mainstream […]

Worthy Ambition: Reopen a Closed Hospital in India

Friday, November 6th, 2020 |

  Looking for a worthy career goal? Need an inspiring role model? Consider Ann Miriam, INMED learner and physician with Emmanuel Hospital Association in NE India. Writes Dr. Miriam, “My husband (Vijay Anand Ismavel, a paediatric surgeon) and I (an anesthesiologist) have been working at the Makunda Christian Leprosy and General Hospital in northeast India […]