USA Work

Responding to Deadly Flooding in Texas & Oklahoma

Getty image tx ok floods 2015

View image | gettyimages.com Following severe flooding that has destroyed thousands of structures, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, Direct Relief has reached out to nearly 140 health center and clinic partners in Oklahoma and Texas, prepared to respond to urgent requests for medical aid. The massive storms have killed at least nine people and left 30 more […]

Read more

LA Health Center Makes Midwifery Services Available to All Women

Carmen Escobedo is receiving pregnancy care through Eisn'ers Women's Health Center. Photo courtesy of Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center.

When Carmen Escobedo found out she was pregnant with her first child, she immediately began to seek out the best medical care available. “I knew I wanted a midwife,” said Carmen, who is due in late September. “That was very important to me.” That desire led Carmen to the Eisner Pediatric & Family Medical Center’s Women’s Health Center. Eisner is […]

Read more

Responding to Medical Needs After Tornadoes Sweep Southern Plains

Getty Image tornado

View image | gettyimages.com Direct Relief is responding to medical needs following severe weather Wednesday night across the Plains in which 51 tornadoes were reported from northern Texas to Nebraska. One person died and at least a dozen more were injured, reports the Associated Press. The Emergency Response Team has reached out to 190 partners in six affected states – […]

Read more

Clinical Pharmacists Help People in Need Manage Chronic Conditions in Southern Utah

Utah 10

Since being diagnosed with diabetes in 2009, 47-year-old Nascha* struggled to control her condition. At times, her vision was blurred and she had constant burning and numbness in her feet. As a result, her primary provider at Utah Navajo Health Systems, Inc (UNHS) referred her to the clinical pharmacy program. After a few visits in which she received personalized education […]

Read more

Helping Hands Increase HIV Testing & Treatment in the Bronx

Photo courtesy of Morris Heights Health Center.

A recent immigrant to the U.S., Asha* was grateful to connect with Kalina*, a Helping Hands Program recruiter with Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) located in the Bronx, N.Y. After getting to know her, Kalina suspected Asha was pregnant and guided her to MHHC, where her pregnancy was confirmed. Unfortunately, she also tested positive for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), […]

Read more

A Bold Experiment: 50 Years of Community Health in the U.S.

NACHC_50Anniversary_Logo_NewWords_Proof2_nu2.ai

All bold experiments are fueled initially with the energy of hope and potential, but rare is the one that not only works, but works better than envisioned and over generations. Piloted fifty years ago with President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, Health Centers are among those few experiments to succeed in both. On the 50th Anniversary of Health Centers, it […]

Read more
Page 1 of 4112345...102030...Last »

Twitter

Contact & Copyright

© 2001-2014 Direct Relief. All rights reserved.
Direct Relief is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.
Direct Relief
27 S. La Patera Lane
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
Phone: (805) 964-4767
Fax: (805) 681-4838
Federal Tax ID number: 95-1831116
Email & Contact Form
Privacy Policy | Donation Policy

Awards & Recognition