Mercy in the Street
Mercy Hospital has been working to discourage drug abuse in Bo, Sierra Leone. Mercy’s manager, Jinnah Kachina Lahai, has put together a team to spread awareness of the dangers of drug use and promote healthy practices. A local news station captured some of their story.
These videos and articles spotlight progress and challenges in maternal and infant mortality, malnutrition, and endemic disease.
The good news of the decade? We're winning the war against child mortality
Hans Rosling reframes 10 years of UN data with his spectacular visuals, lighting up an astonishing -- mostly unreported -- piece of front-page-worthy good news: We're winning the war against child mortality. Along the way, he debunks one flawed approach to stats that blots out such vital stories. (Filmed at TEDxChange.)
TED Talk by Hans Rosling, global health expert and data visionary
Nursing@Georgetown’s recent guide, “Contemplation in Action: Lessons from Medical Mission Work”, provides actionable advice for clinicians interested in gaining experience with diverse patient populations across the globe. Thank you to Nursing@Georgetown, the online FNP program from the School of Nursing & Health Studies!