Project HOPE Awarded $25,000 Grant from FedEx to Support Initiatives to Improve Health of Communities in Sub-Saharan Africa
Project HOPE has received a $25,000 grant from FedEx, the global shipping and logistics firm, to strengthen global health programs designed to improve the health and quality of life of communities in Sub-Saharan Africa.
As Patient Safety Awareness Week Begins, Project HOPE Says Education is Key to Avoiding Medical Errors in the Developing World
Virginia-based Project HOPE, a global health education and humanitarian assistance organization, is taking action to improve patient safety around the world. The organization has launched programs in recent years at sites in Asia and Eastern Europe to improve patient safety and raise awareness about the issue.
Project HOPE Says Diabetes Education Key to Combating Disease on World Diabetes Day
Project HOPE says the need for diabetes education in the developing world has never been greater as over 366 million people suffer from the disease worldwide. Finding new methods to reach the masses is crucial to combat the enormous toll on health systems in emerging nations.
Project HOPE Volunteers Begin African Winds Mission with the Royal Dutch Navy in West Africa
Two medical volunteers from Project HOPE today are joining the Royal Dutch Navy in Ghana to contribute to African Winds 2013, a humanitarian mission along the West Coast of Africa.
Health Policy Leader Alan Weil To Become New Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief
Health Affairs and its publisher Project HOPE are pleased to announce that Alan Weil will become the journal’s new editor-in-chief on June 2, 2014.
On World Diabetes Day, Project HOPE Highlights Progress against Diabetes in South Africa
No other country in Africa has a greater diabetes burden than South Africa, where ten percent of the population has diabetes (2.6 million) and another five million South Africans are estimated to have pre-diabetes.
Global Medical NGO Project HOPE Pledges to Stand by Philippines Rebuilding Health Services on First Anniversary of Devastating Typhoon
Project HOPE today pledged to stand by the Philippines as it rebuilds health services on the first anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan.
Project HOPE and the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Announce 2014 Recipients of Dr. Charles A. Sanders International Residency Scholarships
The winners of the 2014 Sanders Scholarships are Dr. Nazia Sultana, a first-year critical care and pulmonary medicine fellow studying at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, and Dr. Nikole Bobadilla, a second-year OB/GYN resident at the Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Global NGO Project HOPE Deploys Medical and Disaster Response Experts to Sierra Leone to Identify Ways to Improve Health System’s Ability to treat Ebola Patients
Responding to a request from the government of Sierra Leone, Project HOPE, a global health and humanitarian assistance organization, today said it has sent six infectious disease and disaster response and recovery experts to the country to assess how to help combat the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has no known cure and claimed over 3,300 lives in West Africa so far.
Project HOPE Announces Receipt of ASHA Grant for the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center
The grant was announced at a ceremony at the Shanghai Children’s Medical Center today by the United States Ambassador to China, Max Sieben Baucus.
Project HOPE Awarded $24M USAID Grant for Central Asian Republics Regional TB Program
Project HOPE has been awarded a $24 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development to combat tuberculosis in the Central Asian Republics region.
Global NGO Project HOPE Delivers MMR II Vaccine to Philippines to Combat Resurgence of Measles Ahead of First Anniversary of Devastating Typhoon
The global NGO Project HOPE announced it will be delivering 110,050 doses of the MMR II vaccine to hospitals and clinics in the Philippines as health authorities combat resurgence of measles ahead of the first anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan.
Mother to Mother: Village Care Groups Save Lives in Sierra Leone
The maternal mortality rate is higher in Sierra Leone than anywhere else in the world: One in 17 women won’t survive pregnancy or delivery. The majority of these deaths are a result of preventable causes, exposing a critical lack of information and skilled care. The fact that most of these deaths could have been avoided is a tragedy, but it also means that all hope isn’t lost — that there’s work that can be done to save lives in the future.
Skin-to-Skin: Alternative Incubation Technique Saves Newborn Lives
Project HOPE introduces Kangaroo Mother Care to new mothers in Sierra Leone, a warming method that simulates the womb and helps premature and low weight babies survive and grow healthy — from fragile to strong.