Direct Relief http://www.directrelief.org Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:41:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Fighting Childhood Obesity, Reducing Diabetes in Sonoma County http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/fighting-childhood-obesity-reducing-diabetes-in-sonoma-county/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/fighting-childhood-obesity-reducing-diabetes-in-sonoma-county/#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:42:36 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17710 During a routine physical exam last year, Carlos, 14 years old at the time, learned that he had high blood pressure and […]

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Introduction of CryoPen Advances Cervical Cancer Treatment Program in Haiti http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/introduction-of-cryopen-advances-cervical-cancer-treatment-program-in-haiti/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/introduction-of-cryopen-advances-cervical-cancer-treatment-program-in-haiti/#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:58:40 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17736 Earlier this month, I traveled to visit the cervical cancer screening program at Klinik Manitane in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Implemented in collaboration with […]

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The Healing Project Launches to Improve Skin Health Worldwide http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/the-healing-project-launches-to-improve-skin-health-worldwide/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/the-healing-project-launches-to-improve-skin-health-worldwide/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 22:47:19 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17708 In partnership with Unilever, the maker of Vaseline, Direct Relief is working to improve the skin health of millions of people living […]

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Earthquake Recovery: 21 Healthcare Companies Making a Difference in Nepal http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/earthquake-response-healthcare-companies-making-a-difference-nepal/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/earthquake-response-healthcare-companies-making-a-difference-nepal/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 01:45:26 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17676 Direct Relief-Chartered Airlift Delivers 55 Tons of Donated Medical Aid for Nepal A Direct Relief-chartered airlift landed today in Kathmandu with 55 […]

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Vulnerable Communities Stocked with Emergency Medicine as Hurricane Season Begins http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/vulnerable-communities-stocked-with-emergency-medicine-as-hurricane-season-begins/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/vulnerable-communities-stocked-with-emergency-medicine-as-hurricane-season-begins/#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:00:39 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17666 Massive medical pre-positioning effort spans nine U.S. states, nine countries; expands to Fiji With the 2015 hurricane season officially underway, Direct Relief […]

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Bungie Rallies 50,000 Gamers, Raises $1,026,006.80 for Nepal Earthquake Survivors http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/bungie-rallies-50000-gamers-raises-1026006-80-for-nepal-earthquake-survivors/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/bungie-rallies-50000-gamers-raises-1026006-80-for-nepal-earthquake-survivors/#comments Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:04:40 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17610 Gaming company Bungie and their community become Direct Relief’s largest donor to Nepal after rallying thousands of gamers to support medical aid […]

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A Kit for Every Midwife: International Confederation of Midwives Endorses Midwife Kit as Global Standard http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/international-confederation-of-midwives-endorses-midwife-kit-as-global-standard/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/international-confederation-of-midwives-endorses-midwife-kit-as-global-standard/#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:40:20 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17577 The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) has provided its first-ever formal endorsement of a Midwife Kit as a standard for midwives trained […]

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Nepal: Midwives’ Chronic Needs Become Urgent After Earthquakes http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/nepal-midwives-chronic-needs-become-urgent-after-earthquakes/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/nepal-midwives-chronic-needs-become-urgent-after-earthquakes/#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:30:28 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17589 Responding to the increased risk facing an estimated 126,000 pregnant women in Nepal after last month’s devastating earthquakes, Direct Relief has committed […]

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Direct Relief Joins the First Global Humanitarian UAV (Drone) Training http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/direct-relief-joins-first-humanitarian-uav-drone-training/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/06/direct-relief-joins-first-humanitarian-uav-drone-training/#comments Mon, 01 Jun 2015 19:46:04 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17544 Director of Research and Analysis, Andrew Schroeder, was in Belgium last week to attend the first-ever training course in humanitarian unmanned aerial […]

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Responding to Deadly Flooding in Texas & Oklahoma http://www.directrelief.org/2015/05/responding-to-deadly-flooding-in-texas-oklahoma/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/05/responding-to-deadly-flooding-in-texas-oklahoma/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 22:39:47 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17510 View image | gettyimages.com Following severe flooding that has destroyed thousands of structures, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, Direct […]

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