international medical corps
Global need has rarely been greater. Today, a disparate population of 65 million souls forced to flee armed conflicts and
Normally people don't clap after speeches at the U.N., but I joined the rousing applause when the U.N. Ambassador of Liberia
The wave of displacement is just the start of a far larger disruption of the area's population anticipated as fighting continues
During the meeting, presenters were asked to make concrete commitments for addressing mental health, many of which were highly
"At the beginning there was no pain, no itching, but then it became inflamed," says Zahra, "It affected me a lot. I couldn't
Hazam, 35, could no longer see a future for himself and his family in Deir al-Zour, a city that has been a flashpoint in the country's five-year-long civil war. A physical fitness teacher, Hazam could no longer work, while his wife was pregnant with their fourth child.
When government health worker Brima Kamara arrived in Pate-Bana, a small town of some 2,000 souls in north-central Sierra Leone, it was eerily quiet, the sun-baked, red dirt streets empty.
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Many of them were brought to the nearest Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU), run by International Medical Corps roughly 45 minutes
Guinea was the source of the largest and deadliest Ebola outbreak in history. As the virus cut its deadly path through families, communities and a worried nation, it was aided by unwilling accomplices--rumors, suspicion and misinformation.
Comfort Kollie remembers the day she was discharged from International Medical Corps' Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) like it was yesterday. "It was a Friday," she says. "Someone came in [to the ETU and asked,] "Where is Comfort? You are Ebola-free today.'"