Project HOPE’s 2017 Global Health Leadership Conference opened Monday, Feb. 27 at HOPE’s headquarters in Millwood, Va.
Eden Ahmed Mdluli, M.P.H., P.M.P. joined Project HOPE in 2017 as Senior Program Officer, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.
Buddy and Marilyn Guynn credit the SS HOPE for bridging the geographic distance between them and steering them toward a journey of 51 years of marriage.
Chen Ju had dreamed of a healthy baby, but instead she got the news that her unborn baby boy suffered from a rare and complicated heart disease.
Project HOPE’s HOPE Centre clinic in South Africa once again benefited from the expertise of Eli Lilly’s Connecting Hearts Abroad volunteer program.
"Closing the Circle" explains the important role of the clinic staff, to not only care for patients, but model healthy behaviors.
"Wait" shows the community atmosphere and positive peer support offered to mothers and families at the clinic, making the waiting time to be seen sometimes as important as the care itself.
"Welcome to the Order of Malta Clinic" captures the comfort and appreciation families feel when receiving health services at their community clinic.
"Encouraging Healthy Babies" concentrates on the healthy behavior of breastfeeding that is taught and modeled at the clinic.
"Time to Care" concentrates on the important doctor-patient relationship.
"HOPE for New Parents" captures the love and pride parents feel for their newborns and the challenges they will endure to make sure their babies receive proper health care to ensure a healthy start to life.
"Waiting Time is Bonding Time" captures the open, comfortable and community atmosphere of the clinic waiting room.
"HOPE for Healthy Babies" depicts the pride that moms take in ensuring that their newborns and children are provided with the best health care.
When Danielle Gonzales Martin and Efrain Martin Jr. decided to get married this past fall, they chose to donate their monetary wedding gifts to Project HOPE.
Hanscom Smith, the U.S. Consul General of Shanghai, and Vice Consul Bradford Milklavic visited Shanghai Children's Medical Center in November.
A media training tour for journalists took place in October as part of the project “Addressing Cross-Border TB, M/XDR-TB and TB/AIDS Among Labor Migrants” implemented by Project HOPE Kazakhstan with the support of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
The 4th National NCD Summit 2016 was held in October in New Delhi. Project HOPE presented its continuum of care to treatment model Project UDAAN (United Dialogue and Action Against Noncommunicable Disorders).
21-year-old Pramila was pregnant with her second child and was anxious. Her first delivery was a fearful experience because she didn’t have the medical support she needed.
It is inspiring to know the obstacles that some health care workers will scale to gain the knowledge required to help communities obtain better health.
As part of World Diabetes Day, Project HOPE conducted several diabetes awareness activities in China.
It’s been three years since Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines. Project HOPE offered immediate support.
By the end of July 2016, using a simulation center, Wuhan University HOPE School of Nursing conducted 12 national workshops on simulation teaching for 389 participants from 24 provinces all over China.
The International Conference of Integrated TB Control in Almaty, Kazakhstan, brought together hundreds of TB experts and health care professionals.
Project HOPE has had excellent results with the Saving Lives at Birth program.
Here is another example of how the Saving Lives at Birth program is working in Indonesia.
Maemunah, a community health volunteer, is grateful to Project HOPE for teaching her about the danger signs during pregnancy.
Project HOPE has been implementing the Saving Lives at Birth project in Indonesia since 2012 with excellent results.
Among the many deaths, there are also stories of hope. Here’s how one family mourned a loss, celebrated a life saved, and expressed their gratitude in the highest way possible.
Baby Morie, a 5-month-old baby girl in Bo District Hospital, had been crying nonstop for two days. Project HOPE volunteers intervened to save her life.
Through donations of medical supplies and products, the Strategic Medical Re-Supply Program expects to have lasting impact on the well-being of patients and the health systems where we partner. Thanks to the generous support from our donor partners, we touch the lives of more than 400,000 patients in the country.
Endalkachew Melese joined Project HOPE in April 2016 and serves as Senior Technical Advisor for Community Health and Social Services in Blantyre, Malawi.
Project HOPE’s team in Macedonia successfully completed an innovative project that created modernized health data collection software.
Through this activity, we understood that epilepsy is not a terrible event. With the support of modern medical technology, it could be controlled completely and possibly even be cured.
Song WanPeng, a father of a child with epilepsy, tells his story.
Chen Min tells the story of her realization that her son, “Little Ocean,” had epilepsy, and how the Rainbow Bridge program has helped him and his family.
I attended the family weekend in Shenyang, Liaoning Province in June 2016, which was organized by Project HOPE as part of the organization’s Supporting Children and Families with Epilepsy Initiative in China.
A community health volunteer in Mentang, Indonesia tells how her Project HOPE-provided training saved the life of a mother in labor
Project HOPE has helped strengthen the partnership between the Community Health Volunteers and Traditional Birth Attendants (so they don't handle deliveries themselves but refer women to deliver with midwives).
Community Health Workers in Serang, Indonesia have been trained by Project HOPE. They encourage pregnant women to visit Health Posts where they receive better care.
Project HOPE training contributed to saving the life of a newborn baby in Serang, Indonesia.
Riska, a midwife trained through Project HOPE's Saving Lives at Birth program, safely delivered a baby after a mom's membrane ruptured too soon.
Mrs. Lina, a midwife in Mancak, Indonesia recounts how the Saving Lives at Birth program gave her the skills and confidence to help a patient during a delivery.
New program will increase access to maternal, neonatal and child health services, especially of the marginalized and underserved populations in Nepal.
As program manager in Macedonia, Angel Jordanovski has witnessed firsthand the impact of Project HOPE’s programs.
An emotional account of how Project HOPE's donations of medicine for Cystic Fibrosis are helping a young girl and her family in Kosovo.
Approximately 120 young professionals in the D.C. area joined HOPE’s NEXTGeneration Leadership Board in support of the inaugural, “NEXTGen of HOPE Junior Gala.”
Migrants are twice as likely to fall prey to Tuberculosis. Intervention brings awareness, screening and support.
Representatives of Kazakhstan’s ministries and government agencies met with counterparts from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan to address Migration and Tuberculosis.
Project HOPE builds linkages with civil society, government authorities, diasporas, health care and businesses to effectively address TB for the benefit of migrants.
A team of health professional volunteers is conducting a rapid assessment of maternal and newborn health care in several health facilities in Sierra Leone.
When Martha Ziezo, a community home based care provider, met Wabei, she found a woman who felt helpless and stigmatized.
Building momentum and spreading awareness of Project HOPE amongst peers with an activity-based fundraiser.
It was December, with her birthday and the holiday season fast approaching, when Giselle Rackley made a decision. A mother of three, she wanted something more meaningful than presents and a tree.
A year later, the work continues. Your support is now backing a two-year program for moms, babies and children still suffering in Nepal after the earthquake.
There are many reasons to make a donation to an international charity -- from having more impact in saving lives to effectively reaching the areas of the world that need the most help.
Death is all around Kingsley — a quiet, polite 15-year-old boy in Nigeria. He’s seen so much of it in a short time. To find his remote village, we travel for hours in our 4-wheel-drive truck on rutted dirt roads. Finally, we reach the house.
“Even though I did not retire from nursing until I was 73 and had many challenging and interesting jobs, nothing quite matched my time with HOPE.”
On May 12, 2015, the ground began to violently shake once again in the already tattered nation of Nepal.
Doudou was just 2 years old when she began suffering from asthma attacks. Her mother, Zhang, was devastated.
Breastfeeding is crucial to reducing stunting in childhood.
Ruth, a 5-year-old girl from Namibia’s poorest region, was clearly malnourished when Martha, a Project HOPE care provider, paid a visit to her family’s home.
Like many women in rural Tajikistan, Hurriya is the wife of a migrant worker.
Improving access to maternal and child health services.
In response to the recent appearance of the Zika virus, staff at our clinics in the Dominican Republic received an intensive training seminar.
With your support, Project HOPE has been helping families in these vulnerable places receive the best of care for their sick children by improving treatment, diagnosis and outcomes of childhood cancer through expert health professional training and sophisticated medical equipment donations.
Two activities being conducted by Project HOPE in Tajikistan were included within the compendium as best practices.
Project HOPE was honored with a medal of recognition for our 41-year partnership with the University Children’s Hospital of Krakow (UCH).
Project HOPE was awarded a silver medal by President Ernest Koromo of Sierra Leone for work during the recent Ebola outbreak at a ceremony in Freetown in December 2015.
Jenny Xu joined Project HOPE’s Shanghai, China staff in 2008 and currently serves as Program Director for Respiratory Health.
Anna is a mom living in Namibia, and she’s taking care of four orphaned children in her village. In order to make a life for her family, she made the decision to join the Village Savings and Loan, sponsored by Project HOPE.
Look past the lush golf courses and gleaming resorts in the travel brochures, and you see the reality of the Dominican Republic — grinding poverty and killer diseases.
The CARD program aims to improve the health of patients living with chronic respiratory diseases and enhance the disease diagnosis and treatment capacity in hospitals.
Project HOPE takes part in Health Awareness Drive at the 35th India International Trade Fair in New Delhi on World Diabetes Day.
Project HOPE Indonesia was honored by the Regent of the Subang District for the HealthWorks program on Indonesia's National Health Day.
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Project HOPE staff on a recent visit to Los Reyes Ixtacala, Mexico encountered a woman who had succeeded with a lasting weight loss and controlled diabetes following Project HOPE's 5 Steps program.
Project HOPE is working in specific regions providing support in TB management, service delivery, monitoring and surveillance and patient support.
The initial meetings have already brought together over 350 TB patients to address the stigmas, feelings of loneliness and isolation so common among TB patients.
In July 2014, USAID transferred four GeneXpert machines worth $271,000 to facilities in four regions of Uzbekistan.
As a direct result of the training, which took place in four different regions, participants are now able to resolve technical issues and problems with GeneXpert technology in their own laboratories.
On World Heart Day, Project HOPE is especially proud of the fact that neonatal cardiac surgery accounts for more than sixty percent of the open heart surgery that SCMC is involved with.
Trails from Tarapoto: A Cancer Surgeon's Story is a new book by Project HOPE alumnus Dr. Gregorio Delgado
Project HOPE has been proud to play a role in the humanitarian relief efforts in the Gulf region of the United States in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a legacy that continues with the Delta Health Alliance today.
The program, begun in March of 2014, with the support of USAID, targets at-risk young people from the ages of 11-24, and helps provide opportunities for better health, education and employment.
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Project HOPE is assessing the situation across the Western Pacific as Typhoon Soudelor rips through East Asia.
The purpose of the Rainbow Bridge summer camp is to show children with epilepsy that they can lead normal lives. The camp also offers support to the children’s parents.
While he is only 20 years old, Friztnel, and the others employed at the hospital, recognize that working in health care puts them at high risk of contracting Hepatitis B.
Program Manager for HOPE's Strategic Medical Resupply Program, which helps several countries in Central/Eastern Europe and Africa with donated medicines and medical supplies.
“After the collapse of the Soviet Union and the civil war in Tajikistan, the medical system of Tajikistan was destroyed, including the Republican Tuberculosis Hospital located near the capital, Dushanbe,” explains Jamilya.
Refilwe Lechoba is a program assistant at the HOPE Centre in Zandspruit, South Africa, focusing on noncommunicable diseases.
“UDAY” is an intensive five-year program to combat the rising problem of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) that is funded by an educational grant from Eli Lilly and Company.
We're thrilled to be training government health workers in the remote region of Maharashtra to help them become more effective at tackling the rising trend of non-communicable diseases.
Lisa Petersen joined Project HOPE in Namibia in July 2013 as Technical Advisor for TB and HIV Programs, Deputy Chief of Party, in four regions of Namibia: Kavango East, Kavango West, Oshana and Oshikoto.
Rogelio "Roger" Ilagan is Program Director for Project HOPE's maternal and child health program in the Philippines. You can learn more about Roger by reading this profile.
In 2012, the HOPE Centre was established to help meet the need. Tshuma is thankful for the services being offered at the HOPE Centre.
Sochu Lim, a sewing machine operator in Cambodia, has benefited from anemia screening through Project HOPE's HealthWorks program.
When our staff met Suma, he was a regular visitor to the Hastings Ebola Treatment Center volunteering to support the medical staff by encouraging the infected patients and boosting morale. “I feel I was saved to help others,” he told our staff.
World Hypertension Day occurs annually on May 17 and we were happy to join our Project UDAY partners PHFI and PSI at a diabetes screening camp organized by the District Hospital in Sonipat.
The vaccines were distributed to hospitals and clinics throughout the Philippines. Some of the locations that received the MMR II vaccine were Manila, Pasay City and the Central and Eastern Visayas region.
Project HOPE is donating 2 million doses of Mebendazole to a 5-year national deworming campaign for school-age children in Honduras.
With the success of the project, the idea of using the National Training Center as a regional training base for CAR was supported by the NTP managers of Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
Now - instead of equipping themselves with pencil and paper for regular data collection - staff are taking technology to some of the most remote regions of the world to gather data more quickly and accurately and to improve results.
Check out these inspiring quotes from Project HOPE supporters on why they are involved with HOPE's lifesaving work.
Fear mounts. Suspicion lurks. And the Ebola crisis continues to rage in Africa, even raising fears in the U.S.
Your generous gifts enable Project HOPE to ship and airlift medicine and medical supplies into poverty zones all around the world.
It was just last year. That’s when Sonia happened to take part in a cancer-screening event held in Honduras by Project HOPE.
Project HOPE’s pilot HealthWorks Program brought preventative and curative health services to 14,507 workers in seven factories in Cambodia.
The Society of Early Arrivals was created by Project HOPE, with the support of Abbvie, in Hong Kong.
As part of this program, the two-day Sunshine Summer Camp took place at the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center in July 2014.
The story of Fang Fang, a three-year-old Chinese girl with acute leukemia, demonstrates the need for central line catheters in pediatric oncology patients in China.
Five Medtronic Philanthropy Global Innovation Fellows joined Project HOPE for a health care assessment in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam. Learn more about what they found.
Project HOPE's senior care initiative in Shanghai's Tang Qiao community includes music exercise classes, which help improve mobility and psychological well-being.
A brief description of Project HOPE's HealthWorks program in Indonesia and description of a day of contests hosted for its participants held in August 2014.
These donations have helped save people’s lives, improve the quality of their lives and protect them and their families from financial ruin due to the huge cost of purchasing medicines relative to the average incomes in these countries.
Project HOPE is working to improve the health outcomes for premature babies in Hong Kong through its Society of Early Arrivals (SEA) program. SEA hosted a learning session on August 17, 2014 for its Facebook fans.
Although we think the world needs more humanitarians, Project HOPE is honored to have many such individuals supporting our work in a variety of ways right now.
Dr. Jamison quickly switched gears from his health care training mission to save the life of the baby
The donation was valued at $1.9 million and will be distributed to 16 medical and social institutions .
The main purpose of their mission in Skopje, Macedonia was to develop a Nurse Educational Training program.
The purpose of the collaboration is to develop and implement training for health professionals.
Project HOPE and Wuhan University celebrated the opening of the Nursing Comprehensive Simulated Rehabilitation Center, the first of its kind ever to be established in China.
Project HOPE’s Dialogue on HIV and TB projects in collaboration with the City AIDS Center and the City TB Dispensary conducted a two-day event devoted to World TB Day in Tashkent City, Uzbekistan.
Project HOPE is supporting Ukraine’s SES and oblast health authorities to improve TB infection control measures and create a safer environment in Ukrainian health facilities.
Project HOPE's first rotation of volunteer surgeons is at work in Tanzania.
Three courses were taught to health professionals in less developed areas of China to build capacity for pediatric and emergency care.
Dr Venko Filipce, one of the head neurosurgeons at the University Clinic for Neurosurgery in Skopje, Macedonia, recently helped Project HOPE assess the need for surgical services in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
Jenny raised $1,075 to support Project HOPE’s relief and recovery work in the Philippines by setting up a HELP Bring HOPE to the Philippines personal fundraising page on the Project HOPE website.
Through donations of medical supplies and products, the Strategic Medical Re-Supply Program expects to have lasting impact on the well-being of patients and the health systems we partner with.
Through the program, women are offered access to financial capital and personal savings mechanisms. At the same time and through the same program, the women are offered access to important health information.
Every time a group leaves the Tapaz compound they are required to carry and emergency pack including a freshly charged Iridium Satellite phone. If there is a breakdown, using the Sat phone ensures that no one gets stranded.
Ann MacGregor traveled with the SS HOPE from its launch in 1960. Throughout her six-year journey, she wrote letters to her mother that she later retrieved and made into a book entitled Letters of HOPE.
Ten-year-old Jennifer and nine-year-old Kimberly decided they wanted to help survivors and came up with the idea of selling Rainbow Loom Bracelets, a popular fashion accessory and trend among school kids.
Eleven-year-old Larissa Manrique of Mt. Airy, Maryland is making her mark in the philanthropy world, and inspiring others to do the same, by playing her violin downtown to raise money for Project HOPE’s disaster relief efforts in the Philippines.
When the Ashland Dance Community in Ashland, Oregon heard about Typhoon Haiyan’s terrible effect on the Philippines, they decided to use their skills and resources to help Project HOPE send aid.
Project HOPE is conducting trainings for TB nurses to improve their patient counseling skills in Uzbekistan to help with treatment adherence.
Lily, a premature baby, was so small that she needed a detailed nutrition support plan to support her growth and development. HOPE's AFINS program was there to help.
We are expanding access to diagnosis and treatment of TB by strengthening infrastructure, upgrading laboratories and providing access to anti-TB medicines.
Project HOPE’s Lucas Bezerra conducted a brief interview with our new Alumni Association President, Dr. Wilhelm, to learn more.
In 2012 Project HOPE partnered with BD China to launch a three-year cervical cancer prevention program in China with a focus on six cities.
Project HOPE is providing humanitarian assistance in the form of “Personal Energy Transportation” (P.E.T.) devices to help individuals with serious mobility problems.
The Professional Pharmaceutical Fraternity has been supporting Project HOPE for the last 43 years and their annual event called HOPE WaLKS is the event that brings members together to support HOPE’s mission and values.
International corporate volunteer programs help corporations attract talented employees; take corporate volunteers out of their comfort zones to transform them into globally literate leaders; bring down “business silos” by having employees from different departments and offices volunteer together; and send employees home from assignments more engaged, motivated, and productive.
Project HOPE Uzbekistan and its partners on the Dialogue on HIV and TB Project held an unusual and exciting event on March 30 to raise awareness about TB.
Juliazarda had heard about a women's savings group in her community of Maxixe, which was formed by the Project HOPE sub-grantee Kukula. The group welcomed Juliazarda, and through them she was able to access small loans to start up a business trading second-hand clothing and bedding.
In many developing countries, inconsistent medical information systems and insufficient human resources hinder patient safety practices. At the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center, Project HOPE implemented a “train-the-trainer” approach to improve clinical practices to enhance patient safety. Attention to patient safety is now deeply embedded in the SCMC health care structure and processes.
A year and a half after Hamid was diagnosed with TB for the second time he completed treatment and returned home. Hamid returned to his favorite activities: drawing and watching cartoons.
In 1999, Project HOPE began to implement the Gaucher Disease Initiative in Egypt in partnership with Genzyme Corporation, to relieve the suffering and prevent the untimely death of people affected by the rare genetic disease.
From devastation to HOPE. Progress in Haiti continues.
As a dietician and a Project HOPE staff member, I have been engaged in a nutrition research project funded by one of Project HOPE’s programs, the Abbott Fund Institute of Nutrition Science.
Dr. John P. Howe III, President and CEO of Project HOPE, was honored with the prestigious Magnolia Award for his outstanding contribution to the people of Shanghai.
Project HOPE has supplied 95 percent of the reliable insulin in Tajikistan since 2001 with insulin donations from HOPE’s corporate donors totaling $10.6 million.
Insulin is so expensive in Tajikistan that most people with diabetes in this country cannot even afford to buy it. Fortunately Project HOPE and its generous corporate partners have donated $320 million in medicine and medical supplies including insulin over the past 10 years. Tajik diabetes patients of all ages and their families have expressed immense gratitude for the free insulin and syringes they receive.
Dr. Gunter and Welch have become real local stars among local health workers and villagers who recognize the baby boy would not have survived without the quick action taken by the HOPE team.
Taylor Vaughn may only be 11-years old, but she has the heart and determination of a seasoned philanthropist.
Getting lifesaving vaccines to people who need them requires more than just donated medicines. As part of the initiative to vaccinate over 675,000 vulnerable people in Honduras against pneumococcal infections, Project HOPE has helped transport and install refrigerators and solar panels to vaccination sites in some of the most remote and isolated regions of Honduras.
Frederick Gerber, Project HOPE’s Director for Special Programs and Operations, delivered a lecture at the University of Tokyo in July as part of a seminar, Disaster Medical Relief Support Responding to Community Needs.
The goal of the program was to develop a system for identifying, reporting, addressing and learning from adverse events in hospitals in order to prevent them from happening again.
Aizada was one of the grateful recipients of a PET vehicle, a hand cranked wheelchair made to withstand off-road terrain. Now she can leave her home alone, go shopping and even help her mother buy products.
Project HOPE continues to support Yamad-machi region of Japan with volunteers and hospital reconstruction.
Project HOPE has earned its second consecutive 4-star rating from America’s premier charity evaluator, Charity Navigator. Only 16 percent of charities rated by Charity Navigator have received at least two consecutive 4-star evaluations.
I owe a big debt of gratitude to the HOPE Ship program and the people who staffed it.
Today, two community clinics developed by the program provide over 70,000 women and children with high quality health care.
Diabetes deaths can be prevented. By providing early diagnosis and education, we can reduce complications and help people to live longer, higher quality lives.
On September 5, 2011, the girls were separated after six hours of surgery at Shanghai Children’s Medical Center, assisted by a medical team trained by Project HOPE. On September 29, the babies were discharged from the hospital.
The doctors at Shanghai Children’s Medical Center realized Bing’s heart disease was far worse than originally diagnosed in Hengyang City.
Wife of Project HOPE founder William B. Walsh, M.D., passes away on July 21, 2011.
As an organization dedicated to successful chronic disease programming around the globe for more than a decade, Project HOPE is showcasing its NCD experience at the annual conference.
In Malawi, tuberculosis (TB) is a major cause of disease and death, especially among people living with HIV/AIDS.
Read this special edition of HOPE NEWS to learn more about our health education and humanitarian assistance programs right here in the United States.
Former Project HOPE fellowship participant is honored with "Top 10 Social Worker in China in 2010” award.
Iriani, a mother and wife in Indonesia, took part in HOPE's health care training and serves her community as a representative in local government.
Project HOPE and Abbott Fund received The American Chamber of Commerce Shanghai 2010 CSR Partnership Award Honorable Mention for work in clinical pediatric nutrition at the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center.
A group of children with leukemia enjoyed an exciting day at 2010 World EXPO thanks to Project HOPE and Hospira.
High Maternal Mortality in developing countries gained international attention in 2000. Project HOPE went to the Dominican Republic to investigate.
Project HOPE community health volunteer Julia counsels, educates and supports her country in the wake of the AIDS epidemic.
Certified Nurse Midwife Maria Rivera spent part of her summer last year away from her home in Houston, Texas to volunteer with Project HOPE in Nicaragua.
When 2-year-old Ehson was brought into the rural Central District Hospital of Vaksh, Tajikistan, his temperature was 104°F.
Project HOPE has worked to develop two high quality, cost-effective maternal and child health clinics in the Dominican Republic.
Project HOPE sent a mobile health clinic to Indonesia in 2006 to reach those without access to care after the earthquake.
As we have done in previous years, Project HOPE participated in the 2009 Pacific Partnership mission with the U.S. Navy.
Project HOPE spotlighted health education and humanitarian assistance programs at the 2010 Global Health Conference.
In March, in honor of World TB Day, Project HOPE began a fundraising campaign to raise money for TB volunteers in Malawi.
When a 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, Mitha, a 29-year-old mother of four, had her legs crushed by a collapsing wall.
A routine weigh-in helped diagnose a heart defect and ultimately save the life of an infant in a HOPE community health clinic in Nagan Raya.
Project HOPE responded to the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami by sending millions of dollars worth of aid, but the help did not end there.
On July 31 the First Lady greeted the crews from the USNS Comfort and USS Eisenhower as they returned to Norfolk, Virginia.
Gabrielle Seibel from Odessa Brown Children's Clinic in Seattle, Washington remembers her experience with Project HOPE after Hurricane Katrina.
Consuelo Rodríguez Mora felt fortunate to participate in a Project HOPE patient diabetes education course in Mexico.
Maria Vilches Vasquez, 77, took an eight hour bus ride from the Andes to Trujillo, Peru where Project HOPE volunteers were conducting a medical clinic.
On World Humanitarian Day, Project HOPE honors more than 1,000 doctors, nurses and other health professionals who power its humanitarian missions in partnership with the U.S. Navy and Air Force.
When 8-year-old Dave Louizard arrived aboard the USNS Comfort after the January 12 earthquake, most of his right arm and leg had been amputated and his face was severely lacerated.
When Elmira Cab Quia read that Project HOPE would be visiting the Hospital Nacional at Puerto Barrios, she knew she had to go.
Until 1997, assaulting a wife or a girlfriend wasn't considered a crime in Honduras. A year later, 3,000 women were still waiting for their day in court.
Hurricane Katrina destroyed Coastal Family Health Center's dental facility in Biloxi, leaving the region without dental services for low-income patients.
Meet Emmanuel. At just 12 years old, the young boy weighed 218 pounds and was already showing signs of pre-diabetes.
Oscar's mother drove him across two countries just to see the volunteer doctors.
Saira visited a midwife to discuss her family planning options and was given information on the newly available Standard Days Method of birth control.
Without a simple birth certificate, children can be denied access to education, health care services and future employment opportunities.
The lifesaving reach of the Shanghai Children's Medical Center (SCMC) extends far beyond the four walls of the hospital itself.
After being cured of TB, a young patient is inspired to become a TB specialist in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Suddenly alone, with no husband, no job, no food and no income to care for her family, Luisa did not know where to turn.
Saru, a diabetes educator trainee at the Sitaram Bhartia Hospital in Delhi, attended the first Project HOPE diabetes education Master Trainer Training Course in September.
First-time Project HOPE volunteer Kendra Dilcher discovers her career focus while working with children in Latin America.
It was a life-long dream of Sheila's to be part of a humanitarian aid project. When the hurricane hit the Gulf Coast, she contacted Project HOPE.
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