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Global Health Communication

The Devastating Fight to End Child Marriage

By On July 6, 2017

By 2020, some 142 million girls will be married by their 18th birthday (39,000 girls married each day) if child marriage doesn’t come to an end. … Read More

Global Health Communication

Malawi: Walking to Gather Essential Water Status Information: Part Three

By On June 1, 2017

Fisherman’s Rest developed an app called Madzi Alipo with the support of OneFoundation that tracks the status of drinking water pumps across Malawi.… Read More

Global Health Communication

Malawi: Educating Generations to Come About Water: Part Two

By On May 25, 2017

The water shortage in Malawi has been dealt with as something we need to react to rather than something we can consistently and systematically learn about and fix. … Read More

Global Health Communication

Malawi: Water Crisis and What Is Being Done About It: Part One

By On May 18, 2017

We went to Malawi on a mission trip to participate in drinking water safety and education projects headed by Fisherman’s Rest and OneFoundation.… Read More

Global Health Communication

Thailand: The Challenges (and Beauty) of Visiting a Third World Country

By On April 26, 2017

I will never return to Thailand.… Read More

Global Health Communication

Outside the Comfort Zone: How Travel Is Good for the Mind and Body

By On February 2, 2017

Morocco is 99 percent Muslim. It is considered a developing country with extreme poverty in many places.… Read More

Essential Surgery

Dispelling the Myth about Surgery Costs

By On April 23, 2015

This paradigm-shift decision to include surgery in a disease priorities volume helps to dispel the myth about surgery’s role in global health. Often thought of as not only non-essential, but a luxury,… Read More

HealthComU Functional Medicine
Functional Medicine

Connecting the Dots of Health through Functional Medicine

By On February 21, 2015

Do you find yourself with chronic, unexplained pains and ailments? Do specialty and primary care physicians have few ideas as to why you just don’t feel well? You may want to look… Read More

HealthComU Twitter Chat
HealthComU Twitter Chat

HealthComU Twitter Chat with Eat Simply’s Ayla Withee

By On February 17, 2015

HealthComU Twitter Chat with Eat Simply’s Ayla Withee on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. (EDT)… Read More

Global Health Communication

When a Health Communicator Goes on Vacation: Examining Health Care in Central America

By On January 27, 2015

Belize is a small country, roughly the size of Massachusetts, but with a population of a little more than 300,000 people. More than one-half of the population is living in poverty.… Read More