Volunteers Learn Importance of Flexibility
Flexibility. It is the key on this mission. Without it, there would only be frustration and confusion.
Young and Old Seek Care
In Costa Rica as in most cultures the young and old are cherished. They come to the medical sites in droves holding each other’s hand, each thinking they are guiding the other, each full of pride that they are there together for each other.
Volunteers Encounter Impact of HOPE Programs
In the early 1980’s Project HOPE came to San Jose, Costa Rica to train people who were interested in becoming Paramedics. A young Red Cross worker named Jose Guillen was one of them.
Pfizer Fellow Joins HOPE in South Africa
Project HOPE is privileged to welcome Michael Pastoor and his family to South Africa. Michael is participating in Pfizer’s Global Health Fellows Program where Pfizer loans its most valuable asset, its people, to non-profit organisations such as Project HOPE.
Providing Care in Moratai
When three of our first-time Project HOPE volunteers boarded the USNS Mercy on July 3rd, they had no idea that they would also be spending three nights on a much smaller Australian boat, traveling to Moratai, Indonesia.
Third Continent for Fourth-Time HOPE Volunteer
For Gabrielle Seibel, who recently completed her fourth Project HOPE mission in Indonesia, it all started at a kitchen table in Seattle after the Katrina disaster.
Volunteers Provide Care to Very End
As the first rotation of Project HOPE volunteers were completing their time in Haiti and Colombia, we found out our partners the Navy were not quite finished with us yet.
Last Day in Colombia Yields Substantial Results
The last day of full-scale medical operations for the Project HOPE team in Colombia is much the same as any other day here. It was a solid stretch of work in the tropical heat to bring HOPE’s skill to those who need it most.
The “Dominican Paradox”
High Maternal Mortality in developing countries gained international attention in 2000. Project HOPE went to the Dominican Republic to investigate.
Passing on the Knowledge
Project HOPE community health volunteer Julia counsels, educates and supports her country in the wake of the AIDS epidemic.
Update on Bikes for Malawi TB Program
The amount we have raised to date was enough to purchase 16 bicycles and 32 spare tires and 32 spare hubs for replacement. We at Project HOPE and the people of Malawi are very, very grateful for this donation which will help improve the lives of our poor brothers and sisters in the rural communities.
Project HOPE Announces West Coast Advisory Council to Expand…
Project HOPE today announced the development of a West Coast Advisory Council to provide strategic direction and to strengthen and expand Project HOPE’s programs around the world, with a core focus in the Asia-Pacific region.
Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil Elected To The National…
Health Affairs and its publisher Project HOPE are pleased to announce that Alan Weil, Health Affairs’ editor-in-chief, and Project HOPE’s vice president for public policy, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Membership in the NAM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service.