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.
A Global Impact
Every day, Project HOPE makes an impact in local communities, playing a vital role in delivering HOPE to those need it most. Our 2017 Impact Report provides a snapshot of the lifesaving work you help us do, and we’re excited to share it with you.
Project HOPE Responds to Catastrophic Eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano
Project HOPE is deploying an emergency team this weekend to respond to critical health needs after the Fuego volcano in Guatemala left 109 dead and 200 missing.
How Vegetable Gardens Are Making Huge Health Strides in South Africa
Patients in South Africa are digging their way to better health in an innovative vegetable garden program that Project HOPE is pioneering to combat non-communicable diseases like diabetes, high cholesterol, and hypertension.
Innovation, Education and Patient Support Turning the Tide on TB
Despite most cases of TB being curable with a six month treatment regimen that costs less than $40 dollars, every day there will be another 28,500 new cases of TB. We must do more to end TB.
Project HOPE’s commitment to reducing child mortality
If the world is to make significant gains on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target on child survival, it is paramount that there is increased focus on the bottlenecks for neonatal survival.
In China, Nurses Take the Lead on Palliative Care Training
For Shi Liuqing, a nurse at the Hubei Provincial Cancer Hospital, the Palliative Care Training program changed her approach to nursing.“I’ve learned a lot from this training and my work here, and I believe many more patients in China will benefit from palliative care in the future.”
Project HOPE in Kazakhstan: Putting Lives Back on Track After TB
Kazakhstan has among the highest incidence of multi-drug resistant TB in the world and the large influx of labor migrants has posed serious challenges. Project HOPE programs address the treatment and prevention of TB.
Saving Babies in Macedonia
Project HOPE is making a major commitment to increase the survival chances of premature babies and improve perinatal care in Macedonia with donated equipment.
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.
Fighting Cholera: A Daily Battle in Haiti
The start of the rainy season in the Caribbean brings a reminder that the work of improving public health in vulnerable countries is a daily grind that goes on long after the media spotlight has shifted elsewhere after a natural disaster like a hurricane or earthquake. Nowhere is that more true than in Haiti, where local health workers and their international partners face a constant struggle to prevent and contain cholera outbreaks.
New Training Opportunities in Uzbekistan Mean Better Care
In Uzbekistan, health care providers have to travel to the capital city to receive the proper training to care for patients with tuberculosis (TB). That’s why Project HOPE, under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Tuberculous Control Program and in partnership with the Uzbekistan Ministry of Health and the Republican Scientific and Practical Medical Center of Tuberculosis and Pulmonology, recently launched the Center for Innovative Distance Training and Monitoring in Tashkent.
Indonesia earthquake: National pride 'prioritised' despite desperate need for aid
Officials appear to be prioritising national pride after directing foreign aid workers to leave Indonesia, says Sky's John Sparks.