Providing Insulin for Those in Need in Puerto Rico
Obtaining insulin is still a challenge for many in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Here's how HOPE helped a patient in need.
How Hurricane Maria will damage Puerto Rico’s health care for many months to come
One of our first responders in Puerto Rico discusses challenges Puerto Rico will face in the weeks and months to come after Hurricane Maria.
Conference Brings Global Experts Together to Solve Lung Health Suffering
Project HOPE’s TB experts are among the thousands of delegates from around the globe gathering at the annual Union World Lung Conference on Lung Health, this year held in Guadalajara, Mexico.
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.
Fears of a Looming Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
More than two weeks since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, Project HOPE continues to respond to urgent health needs as fears grow over a spike in outbreaks.
Doing the Impossible After a Hurricane
Since I joined Project HOPE two years ago, I have been part of the team that responded to the earthquake in Ecuador, Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and now Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
Keeping Promises in Puerto Rico
Our team started the day at a senior community center to see a few patients and then we went out into the community to visit patients in their homes.
Untreated Chronic Disease and Stress Prevalent in Shelters Housing Victims of Hurricane Maria
Most of the people there have been at the shelter since the Hurricane Maria hit the island nearly two weeks ago. There is no running water, electricity or air conditioning.
Supporting the Elderly After Irma
HOPE’s disaster response team in Florida, including volunteer Dr. Kevin Blanton, a geriatric specialist, arrived in southwest Florida earlier this week to provide support at a shelter that is housing elderly residents and others with special needs after Irma.