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Miss Honduras Maria Jose Alvarado became a tragic symbol of gender-based violence after she was killed, but many Honduran women live in fear of being attacked by men. -- SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://www.youtube.com/ABCNews/ Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA'S HOMEPAGE: https://gma.yahoo.com/
Christine talks about the similarities she sees in running a local inner city health clinic and being a doctor in rural Honduras. Christine O’Dea, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UC College of Medicine. After spending five years in rural family practice in Wisconsin, she moved with her family to rural Honduras, where she spent two years as a volunteer family physician with the nongovernmental organization Shoulder to Shoulder. Christy returned from Honduras to join the faculty at UC, and, additionally, is the medical director at Crossroad Health Center and a member of the Latino Health Collaborative. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ht...
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.
Global Brigades Went on a Public Health Brigade in March 2017 with a great group of young leaders who want to help empower communities. Music does not belong to me. All rights go to respective owners. Songs used: Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee - Despacito (Remix Audio) ft. Justin Bieber Cristian Castro - Azul J. Balvin - Bobo
May 16, 2017; We went to a rural community and helped build eco-stoves in several homes.
In Honduras, Red Cross support helped 12,000 children receive care through a program called Integrated Attention to Children in the Community in remote areas which previously had little or no access to health services. "We have established a system based on volunteers dedicating their time to be trained in family health," says Honduras delegate Elaine Hernandez. Another important objective of the project has been to strengthen the linkages between local health providers, NGOs, government institutions and the Red Cross.
Public Health Brigades is a program of the international nonprofit, Global Brigades, the world's largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. In 2011, more than 5,000 volunteers from more than 360 university clubs in North America and Europe have traveled to provide health and economic development solutions to more than 100,000 beneficiaries through our teams in Panama, Honduras, and Ghana.
This is the story of Jairo Martinez from Hondura's Garifuna youth community. This short film is part of HCP's Inspiring Voices, Collective Action CD-ROM and DVD, that llustrates how behavior change communication can affect the health and well-being communities and help to improve the lives of individuals. © 2007, Johns Hopkins University. All rights reserved.
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.
Something sweet about a service trip taken this past March. For more information, or to donate, please visit www.globalbrigades.org Thanks to Global Brigades staff, the community of El Ojochal, and all of our brigaders that made this trip so great!
Short Highlight reel / Documentary of my trip to Honduras in November 2014, with DCU Global Brigades. A trip of a lifetime - as we got to change lives for the better. A 10 day trip to South America on Water / Public Health brigade with Global Brigades. 2 projects involving implementing a water distribution system in a small rural community, bringing water to the village for the first time ever // the second project involved building two sanitary blocks, and improving some local houses.
Global Healing has worked in Roatan for over 10 years. In partnership with the University of California, San Francisco, University of California, Berkeley and Medic Mobile, we are able to leverage our strong local relationships into an innovative program to expand the quality of, access to and measurement of medical services in the Bay Islands of Honduras.