Anything is Possible…but Puerto Rico is Far from Recovered
As an Eli Lilly and Company Connecting Hearts Abroad volunteer, registered nurse and health and safety consultant Sue Flower helped Project HOPE bring relief to the many Puerto Rican residents still in need. She shares her experiences and is reminded of the work still left to do.
The Heartbreaking Plight, and Inspiring Heroism, of Guatemala’s…
“Each visit to a patient is heartbreaking because for many, we are their only hope,” Project HOPE medical volunteer, Sheila Cardwell, on Project HOPE’s work in Guatemala. Read about one family’s horrific plight one month after the Fuego volcano erupted.
Returning to Guatemala Amid Destruction and Devastation
Nicole Merrill, a nurse practitioner who lived in Guatemala in 2000, returned to the country with Project HOPE to discover a completely different environment.
Preparing for the Next Disaster
Project HOPE hosted an intricate exercise at our headquarters that simulated a large Level Three international emergency. Working with a consortium of experts in the field, this Humanitarian and Disaster Response Simulation Training workshop brought participants from around the world who are first responders or potential first responders in their respective areas.
Saving Newborns in Sierra Leone with Kangaroo Mother Care
Sierra Leone has one of the highest infant and maternal mortality rates in the world and I have been told that since the Ebola epidemic, the country of six million people currently has less than 100 doctors and no neonatal specialists.
Resiliency Inspiring, But Health Needs Persist in Puerto Rico
Dr. Elisabeth Poorman, who traveled to Puerto Rico with Project HOPE's emergency response team, reflected on her experience.
Caring for the Ill and Saving Lives in Puerto Rico
At the bottom of the box was the size four tracheostomy that the child needed to save his life. I grabbed it and ran up the stairs hoping we weren't too late.
How Hurricane Maria will damage Puerto Rico’s health care for many…
One of our first responders in Puerto Rico discusses challenges Puerto Rico will face in the weeks and months to come after Hurricane Maria.
Reaching the Hard to Reach
Suchi Gaur, Ph.D., HOPE’s Communication Specialist in Southeast Asia, visited rural Nepal where HOPE is working to improve health for mothers and children. This is the first in a three-part blog series about her experiences.
Outreach Gives HOPE, Saves Lives
Last year, Project HOPE's TB outreach impacted 59,576 migrant workers, including Gulnara, a young mother living in Kazakhstan.
Needs Still Great, Supplies Still Few in Puerto Rico
We held a community clinic at a local church in a Loiza today. We had an incredible turnout, it felt like we saw the entire community. Most of our patients were diabetics needing medicines, people with hypertension, a few colds and flu. The benefit to the community is measurable and the people are so grateful.
Photos: At the Epicenter of Türkiye’s Growing Humanitarian Crisis
Millions of people may be facing a long-term humanitarian crisis following the catastrophic earthquakes that struck Türkiye and Syria on February 6.