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by Charles Redding, CEO & President of MedShare In 2006 a baby named Malena was born in Ecuador. The third daughter born to a single mother in an impoverished area, Malena didn’t have access to traditional medical care as a […]
By Pierce Nelson, vice president for communications for the CDC Foundation The thermometer nears 95 degrees at 8:00 a.m. in Laye, Burkina Faso, a small village about 20 miles from the capital city of Ouagadougou. Though the temperature will top […]
By Martin Smith, Director of Marketing MAP International On June 11, 2017, MAP International and the Atlanta global health community will launch the annual Bill Foege Global Health Awards. Created in honor of Dr. Bill Foege, a folk hero in […]
Photo: During a recent mass drug administration in the Central African Republic, children receive antibiotic for the prevention and treatment of trachoma. By Genevieve LaCon, MPH, senior program associate, The Task Force for Global Health Six months into my position […]
Who protects America from the spread of disease and other global health threats? The Epidemic Intelligence Service, also known as disease detectives, are the ones responsible, and they take this role very seriously.
By: Steve Stirling, President & CEO You probably know Johnson & Johnson from the first aid kit in your home or one of the many products in your medicine cabinet. But you may not know that the company is also […]
Loyce Pace, MPH, President and Executive Director, Global Health Council The Global Health Council is a member of the Georgia Global Health Alliance This period of time marks an important moment for global health. One in which our landscape is […]
Recently, two Ebola survivors from West Africa visited the CDC, sharing their personal stories of the disease and its aftermath, while also describing efforts to provide their communities with opportunities for hope, healing and recovery.
From March 8-14, thousands of CARE supporters across the country are participating in Walk in Her Shoes, a virtual campaign to raise awareness and funds for women leading their communities out of poverty.
In January, MAP International sent its $6 billionth shipment of medicines to help those in need. This momentous shipment was given to some of the most desperate people in the world: Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan.