On the Ground Blogs
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.
Volunteer Voices: What COVID’s Trauma Taught Me
Spending six weeks in a critical COVID ward taught Lisa Bartleson one thing: respect for the health care workers and patients who found the will to keep fighting.
The One Thing We Must Get Right Before the Next Pandemic
COVID-19 has taught us hard lessons about our nation's pandemic readiness. If we are willing to take action, we can avoid repeating them.
COVID-19 Showed How Interconnected We Are. To Move Forward, We Must…
After an unprecedented year, what lessons will we carry with us into 2021?
Volunteer Voices: How Creative Thinking Can Take Testing To the…
Maryland has conducted over 3 million COVID-19 tests, thanks in part to some creative thinking about how to get those tests to the people who need them. Read the latest dispatch from a Project HOPE volunteer deployed to Montgomery County, Maryland.
Earthquake in Morocco: How to Help
Project HOPE is responding to the major earthquake in Morocco with our partner SAMU. Get the latest updates and learn how you can help.