From the Field: The Day the Health Workers Returned
Ethiopia’s rural communities are bearing the brunt of a humanitarian crisis brought on by extreme drought and conflict. Read a dispatch from photographer James Buck on what he saw the day health care returned to a local community after more than a year.
From The Field: The Enduring Strength of Ukraine’s Refugees
On World Refugee Day, Project HOPE honors the strength and courage of the 20 million refugees who have sought safety around the world — including the women and children who have fled Ukraine.
From the Field: The Red Crosses of Irpin
Read another dispatch from Project HOPE President and CEO Rabih Torbay, who has been on the ground assessing the devastation in Ukraine.
From the Field: What I Saw Inside a Trauma Ward in Kyiv
Project HOPE President and CEO Rabih Torbay shares his observations from inside a hospital in Kyiv, where the trauma of war is matched only by the resilience of Ukrainian health workers and citizens.
We Don’t Have To Accept Our ‘New Normal’
As we come to the end of another difficult year in global health, we must ask ourselves: What can we do to build a more equitable world?
Mental Health Awareness is Important. But Funding is Imperative.
COVID-19 has revealed the scale of our global mental health crisis. But are we willing to invest in the solutions to address it?
Volunteer Voices: Safeguarding Mental Health on the Navajo Nation
As a psychiatrist and Project HOPE volunteer, Dr. Cristina Riley-Lazo has helped Navajo health care workers cope with intense stress, burnout, and grief. What are the unique challenges these health workers face? And what does it reveal about our understanding of mental health care?
Voices From Haiti: ‘I Cannot Hold Anymore’
The scenes from the aftermath of Haiti's earthquake show how far people are willing to go to find care. Read the latest dispatch from our team on the ground in Haiti.
We’re Asking The Wrong Question About COVID-19
Rather than asking when we can return to “normal,” the reality is that our new normal is learning to live amidst COVID-19. But will we apply what we have learned from the pandemic?
Women Carry An Undue Mental Health Burden. They Shouldn’t Have To.
Like so many other global health issues, the burdens of mental health fall hardest on women. Building a more equitable world means acknowledging — and addressing — that gap.
It’s Time to Rethink Our Approach to Women’s Health
COVID-19 has impacted women disproportionately, erasing decades of gains in global health. We can rebuild toward a more equitable future — starting by viewing women’s health through a life-course approach.
Cianjur, Indonesia Earthquake: What You Need To Know
On Monday, November 21st, a 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Cianjur in West Java, Indonesia. The earthquake resulted in the destruction of over 22,000 homes, schools, and office buildings.
What Our Global Team Members Are Thankful For
Project HOPE team members are improving access to health care across five continents. We asked a few of them to share what they’re thankful for after a year of emergency deployments, health worker trainings, hospital rehabilitations, and lifesaving humanitarian relief.