This past week executive directors Jenny Eaton Dyer, PhD and William Moore co-hosted a breakout session at Lakewood Church in Houston on the importance of nutrition during the 1000 day window – from conception to 2 years old – of a child’s life for proper cognitive and physical development. We live in a time where 1 out of 3 people suffer from malnutrition in some form. The most devastating consequences include stunting and wasting of children who are victims of undernutrition.
Feb 10 2017
Esther Havens was ready to take on her true passion, to follow her dream wherever it took her. She wanted to travel the world and help people, so “humanitarian photographer” was the label she gave herself. The task? To help organizations and enterprises obtain photographs for campaigns that would aid the disenfranchised.
Feb 09 2017
By: Bill Frist, M.D.Among global public health advocates, there is a growing concern that President Trump may cut back, or even eliminate, programs that have played a critical role in fighting diseases worldwide.
Jan 25 2017
By Jeremy GerberCrying is often a healthy way to express and release emotions, and it should not be stigmatized as shameful, even in front of a medical professional. Rather, I should welcome the emotional openness of my patients.
Jan 25 2017
By Caleb HuberHealthcare in the USA should address the mental health needs of our patients!
By Jeremy GerberHome visits have an immense value in the refugee population to increase patient education and compliance with treatment and allow providers to assess and overcome barriers to care that result from lack of resources in the home.
Jan 17 2017
By Caleb HuberIs it possible that we have more to learn from the joys, the talents, the sorrows, the perspective, and the determination of those from other countries?
By Jeremy GerberEighty nations speaking seventy languages funnel into Nashville through the doors of Siloam Health, the non-profit clinic where I am currently undergoing primary care training
By Caleb HuberSiloam Health stands in a unique place in the landscape of the American health system as a primary care clinic for the uninsured. Shouldn’t our healthcare system be emphasizing quality care for these, the ones who need it most?
UNFPA has seen thousands of examples of smart, courageous, effective and positive change, from girls saving their peers from child marriage to young people dreaming up wildly new solutions to age-old problems. Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions inspired by real people who are working every day to change the world.