Project HOPE in the News
When the photos don’t tell the whole story
March 4, 2023 – Health Affairs
Project HOPE’s President and CEO, Rabih Torbay writes about the unreported health impacts of disasters and humanitarian crises and how this impacts global health.
Maryland man assists with rescue efforts in Turkey following deadly earthquakes
March 4, 2023 – CBS News Baltimore
Tom Smith, a Maryland native and former U.S. Air Force medic shares his experience as he helps Project HOPE with rescue efforts in Turkey.
Long-serving International NGO, Project HOPE Accelerates Efforts in Health Advocacy
February 27, 2023 – Global Health Council
Jed Meline, Director for Policy and Advocacy at Project HOPE, describes the role the organization has played in dedicating resources to advocate for more and better health and humanitarian policies, funding and engagement.
A year later, Ukrainians still desperately need our support
February 27, 2023 – Nonprofit – Xaraxnet
Project HOPE has been working in Ukraine since the invasion in late February of 2022. This article highlights the work being done and continued needs.
Church’s aid to Turkey, Syria totals more than $5 million
February 25, 2023 – Church News
Church leaders are working with Project HOPE to send food, tents, medical supplies and clothing to earthquake victims.
The silent toll of war: Ukraine’s growing mental health crisis
February 24, 2023 – Axios
Oleksandra Besedina, a mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) specialist with Project HOPE, addresses mental health needs in Ukraine.
Earthquake recovery hampered by sheer scale of destruction in Turkey and Syria
February 24, 2023 – PBS NewsHour
After the deadly earthquakes hit southern Turkey and northern Syria, Jane Ferguson reports on the task ahead for Project HOPE to help millions of survivors repair and rebuild.
Afraid to sleep indoors: Child survivors of deadly quake left traumatized
February 24, 2023 – CNN International
Arlan Fuller, Director of Emergency Response and Preparedness at Project HOPE discusses the aftershocks of the earthquakes in Türkiye.
One year on: How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has reshaped the world
February 24, 2023 – Alarabiya News
Project HOPE’s President and CEO, Rabih Torbay, and Vice President of Global Health, Chris Skopec provide updates and details on the work and response being done in Ukraine.
The other deadly pandemic
February 23, 2023 – El País
El País discusses the danger of the mental health crisis, quoting Project HOPE’s statistics on the subject.
Project HOPE Leader Nagesh Borse on the Importance of Renewing PEPFAR
February 17, 2023 – Managed Healthcare Executive
Nagesh Borse, Ph.D., M.S., M.A., deputy chief health officer for Project HOPE, stressed the importance of renewing PEPFAR in an interview with Managed Healthcare Executive.
Anthem Award for the #HopeforUkraine streaming Campaign
February 17, 2023 – Anthem Awards
Project HOPE receives the award for the #HopeforUkraine campaign in an effort to raise financial support for a Human & Civil Rights Cause.
Reducing COVID-19’s impact in long-term care facilities
February 16, 2023 – Yahoo!
With the support of Quest Diagnostics, Project HOPE has been working to improve COVID-19 testing access for vulnerable populations, reduce transmission in long-term care facilities, and address—and overcome—key health inequities in marginalized communities.
Cholera racks the world again
February 15, 2023 – Politico
Project HOPE’s Regional Director, Adib Fletcher, comments on cholera response in Haiti.
A week after quakes, survivors in Turkey and Syria still wait for aid
February 13, 2023 – Washington Post
Project HOPE’s Vice President of Global Health, Chris Skopec, comments on search and rescue operations for earthquake survivors.
Live from the Turkish earthquake zone
February 10, 2023 – BBC Newsnight
Project HOPE’s Emergency Response Coordinator, Vlatko Uzevski, speaks about the earthquakes.
Help continues to pour into the Middle East to provide relief
February 10, 2023 – NEWSnet
Project HOPE’s Media Relations Manager, Armand Viscarri, provides details about the earthquake response in Turkey.
Daunting medical issues for earthquake survivors are just beginning
February 9, 2023 – Washington Post
Project HOPE’s Emergency Response Health Advisor, Dr. Pranav Shetty, comments on the health conditions facing earthquake victims.
Aid workers pour into Turkey in effort to reach survivors at epicenter of earthquake
February 9, 2023 – El País
El País highlights the international teams deployed in the hardest-hit areas of Turkey, including Project HOPE’s involvement.
Why freezing temperatures in the quake-struck areas are so dangerous
February 8, 2023 – Washington Post
Project HOPE’s Emergency Response Health Advisor, Dr. Pranav Shetty, comments on the danger of winter conditions for earthquake survivors.
Organizations join search for survivors in Turkey-Syria earthquake
February 8, 2023 – CBS News
Project HOPE’s Director of Emergency Response & Preparedness, Arlan Fuller, speaks to the immediate needs facing those impacted by the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes.
Rescuers continue to search for earthquake survivors
February 8, 2023 – NewsNation
Project Hope Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response Arlen Fuller discusses the earthquake rescue operations that are underway in Türkiye.
Turkey, Syria Quakes Spark Dire Humanitarian Concerns
February 7, 2023 – VoA News
Project Hope Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response Arlen Fuller discusses the challenges and how people can help in the wake of the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes.
4 Issues Infectious Disease Experts are Focused on as Fewer Enter their Profession
February 2, 2023 – Becker’s Hospital Review
Project HOPE’s Deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr. Nagesh Borse, comments on the future of infectious diseases.
FDA Panel Votes for Bivalent COVID-19 Shots, Debates ‘Annual’ Schedule
January 27, 2023 – Becker’s Hospital Review
Project HOPE’s Deputy Chief Health Officer, Dr. Nagesh Borse, comments on the possibility of annual COVID-19 shots.
Experts Offer Advice on Creating Livestream Fundraising Event
January 24, 2023 – The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Project HOPE’s Senior Director of Mass Markets Fundraising, Evan Johnson, shares insight into collaborating with the streaming community to raise funds for Ukraine.
Not Forgotten: Church Service and Support Help Puerto Rico Find Hope
January 16, 2023 – Church News
Project HOPE’s Logistics Manager, Gustavo Pagan, is helping to lead Project HOPE’s hurricane response in Puerto Rico with funding and support from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Best Campaigns from The Drum Awards for Social Purpose
January 11, 2023 – The Drum
The Drum Awards for Social Purpose celebrate the people and brands making a positive contribution through socially responsible marketing globally. From Indeed to Project HOPE and from Tommy’s to Goop, outstanding work for some of the world’s top brands was recognized at this annual awards ceremony.
Livestreamers Up Their Games to Help Charities Raise Funds
January 9, 2023 – The Chronicle of Philanthropy
When Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, the international humanitarian group Project HOPE quickly mobilized more than 1,600 content creators on the video-streaming platform Twitch. Over a couple of months, these streamers raised more than $1.4 million for medical services and support to refugees and the health-care workers serving them. Project HOPE’s Senior Director of Operations, Christine Newkirk, shares insights.
Bringing Hope: In Ukraine, American Nonprofits Stave Off Humanitarian Catastrophe
January 4, 2023 – Smoky Mountain News
Since Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine millions of people have left the war-torn country, with millions more driven from major cities and small villages in the east by the fighting. International response was swift, in the form of humanitarian aid for people who lost their homes, their livelihoods and all their possessions. Boxes upon boxes of American taxpayer-funded humanitarian aid are now flowing across the sea to internally displaced Ukrainians by the thousands.