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A PARTNERSHIP IN GLOBAL HEALTH In 2010, The Holy Family Surgery Center and the Center for Social Concerns formed a partnership to create the Global Health in Honduras Seminar. The seminar course offers Notre Dame students the opportunity to see first-hand how different forces can influence healthcare delivery, gain hands-on medical experience observing surgery outreach and assisting with patient in-take, and understand the role of Catholic Social Teaching in addressing global health and the complex social forces that affect it. Through class lectures, discussions, and readings, students examine the health of populations in a global context. The major health challenges that transcend national borders and reflect income discrepancies are emphasized. These classroom sessions expose student...
In 2006 the Red Cross started a project called Redes, which means "networks" in Spanish, to support an integrated community health approach. A key component of this project was to encourage men to play an active role in family health care. "At first we thought it would be difficult. We thought people wouldn't be interested in discussing gender issues. The truth was that people were interested," says volunteer Melvin Varela.
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The Honduras Doctors Association is leading a struggle against the governments intentions of approving a new general health law, which will privatize the health service. Our Correspondent, Gerardo Torres has the story. http://multimedia.telesurtv.net/v/honduras-public-health-system-at-risk-to-be-privatized/
Anti-government protesters are expected in Honduras late on Friday, over alleged corruption in the country's health care system. Officials have been accused of stealing hundreds of millions of dollars, crippling the health service. Al Jazeera's Adam Raney reports from Tegucigalpa.
The VCU Global Health and Health Disparities team traveled to Honduras in June 2016 to provide health care to the country's residents. Some 900 people were treated by the medical brigade, which was lead by Gonzalo Bearman, M.D., the chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases in VCU’s School of Medicine. Students from the VCU schools of Medicine and Pharmacy were part of the brigade. GH2DP is designed to steer students’ aspirations toward serving in disadvantaged communities. Read more at https://vcu.exposure.co/medicine-on-a-mission.