Posts Tagged ‘Medical’

Children’s health in Mexico

Post a Comment » Written on March 23rd, 2015     
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Mexico 2In Mexico, the Fuentes Libres micro-finance program for women has begun a new program in partnership with CWR. The staff of Fuentes Libres has seen for quite some time that while the women are gathered to do the work of …


Independence for Those with Disabilities in Haiti

Post a Comment » Written on January 19th, 2015     
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Haiti MTIMTI, or Medical Teams International, began a program over four years ago to help rehabilitate person with disabilities in Haiti.  This has included training their families and communities in how to provide the needed assistance and encouragement, along with providing …


Law Eh’s Story: A Burmese Refugee

Post a Comment » Written on December 24th, 2014     
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Week 7 Law EhFACT:

More than 51 million people are now forcibly displaced worldwide, the largest number since World War Two. Half of the worldwide refugee population in 2013 were children—the most in a decade.

STORY:

Law Eh is a nine-year-old boy who



Mohammed’s Story–A Burmese Refugee

Post a Comment » Written on November 26th, 2014     
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Week 3 MohammedFACT:
While families are living as refugees, there is limited access to health and medical care, including basic cleanliness like a place to wash their hands. Lack of food and disease are common. Many children do not have access to …


Healthcare in the midst of conflict

Post a Comment » Written on November 24th, 2014     
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Ta Mae Kee Clinic StaffDespite the ongoing process striving towards peace in the country of Burma, or Myanmar, the last two months have constituted of increased strife between government soldiers and the ethnic groups in Kachin, Shan, Mon, and Karen States.  In Karen alone, …