Global Health

Emergency physician Dr. Trish Henwood, president and co-founder of the PURE Initiative , has been in the frontlines of the battle against Ebola since 2014, when she traveled to Liberia to confront an outbreak. Dr. Henwood recently wrote an article...[Read more]
Sports medicine specialist Dr. David Sealy, MD CAQSM works with the Volunteers in Medical Missions , a Christian medical organization that sends 15 to 18 medical missions a year to countries around the world. Dr. Sealy returned from a 10-day...[Read more]
Emergency physician Dr. Chau Pham is the founder and Co-Chair of Canadians Helping Kids in Vietnam (CHKV) , an organization established in 1995 to help improve the lives of the poorest in Vietnam by improving conditions that directly empower children...[Read more]
Image courtesy of Acclaim Physician Group Dr. Kent Brantly, a clinical faculty member of the John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency in Fort Worth, Texas, recently returned from a medical mission in Kampala, Uganda. He loaned a portable ultrasound device...[Read more]
Ultrasound, CT scanners, and x-ray machines are medical technologies we generally take for granted. But in resource-limited areas around the world, access to these life-saving devices is severely limited. In a September 2017 feature in The Atlantic , medical writer...[Read more]
Dr. Jonathan “Jono” Henry is an emergency physician based in Melbourne, Australia. After he gave a talk at the 2018 ASUM Conference in Auckland , Dr. Henry was asked by the Vanuatu Ministry of Health to assist with emergency services...[Read more]
Asha Vihar is a development aid project in the state of Jharkhand, Eastern India that delivers free healthcare to those who need it most. Anesthetists Dr. Lukas Fischer and Dr. Peter Lembach volunteered at Asha Vihar’s annual surgical camp for...[Read more]
Dr. Alaro Lawson DNP, emergency room provider at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, returned from a medical mission to Bakana, Nigeria on behalf of the Kalabari National Association (KNA) . She took with her two SonoSite Edge portable ultrasound machines,...[Read more]
Deborah Majure RT, CV, RDMS, RCC is a diagnostic medical sonographer who knows the importance of ultrasound in resource-limited environments. She recently returned from a charitable medical mission to Belize, sent by First Presbyterian Church, Pascagoula, Mississippi , which is...[Read more]
Allison Byrne is a physical therapist and co-leader of a medical team from the Park Community Church in Chicago. She recently returned from a medical mission to assist the Light Evangelism Ministry (LEM) clinic in Fendell, Liberia . The LEM...[Read more]