Featured Organizations

MamaBaby Haiti

POSTED Aug 4, 2014

Do you have a strong interest in maternal care? MamaBaby Haiti may develop your skills and give you an opportunity to serve in a country with the highest rate of maternal mortality in the western world. Operating a free-standing clinic in northern Haiti, MamaBaby Haiti provides maternity, newborn and well woman care. Services are offered with a heavy emphasis on education. Educating women about their pregnancies and their bodies allows them the freedom to become empowered individuals. In a week the clinic sees approximately 100 women for...

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PanAfrican Acupuncture Project

POSTED Dec 2, 2012

HIV/AIDS has depleted the Uganda’s labor force, reduced agricultural output and food security and weakened educational and health services. The incredible number of AIDS related deaths amongst young adults has left behind over a million orphaned children. Women represent 59% of those infected with HIV/AIDS in Uganda. Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Uganda and is responsible for 40% of outpatient visits, 25% of hospital admissions and 14% of hospital deaths. The PanAfrican Acupuncture Project (PAAP), based in...

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Mindful Medicine Worldwide

POSTED Jul 4, 2012

Mindful Medicine Worldwide (MMW), based in Chicago, IL, USA, seeks to bring long-term integrative health care to people of developing areas, domestically and internationally, by establishing and operating integrative health care clinics. In existence since 2008, MMW is currently providing care in Kathmandu, Nepal utilizing volunteer practitioners from various countries who provide Chinese medicine and health care education.   The interview below profiles the work of Mindful Medicine Worldwide (MMW), which seeks to bring long-term...

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