Direct Relief http://www.directrelief.org Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:08:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Nepal Earthquake Relief: Three-Month Report http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/nepal-earthquake-relief-three-month-report/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/nepal-earthquake-relief-three-month-report/#comments Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:24:01 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17906 As of 11:55 a.m. local time on April 25, 2015, health indicators in Nepal were trending in the right direction. Maternal mortality […]

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Direct Relief Receives Esri’s Special Achievement Award for GIS http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/esri-special-achievement-award-for-gis/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/esri-special-achievement-award-for-gis/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:18:58 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17898 Direct Relief was honored by Esri today with a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award for its role in developing map applications […]

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Be in Star Trek. Help People Live Long and Prosper. http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/be-in-star-trek-help-people-live-long-and-prosper/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/be-in-star-trek-help-people-live-long-and-prosper/#comments Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:53:39 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17837 Paramount Pictures has announced a new philanthropic initiative led by the cast of the Star Trek film franchise and Omaze, which gives fans the chance to […]

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Direct Relief Elects Seven New Directors to Board http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/direct-relief-elects-seven-new-directors-to-board/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/direct-relief-elects-seven-new-directors-to-board/#comments Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:06:16 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17812 Direct Relief has elected seven new directors to its Board. Each will serve up to two three-year terms. The new directors – who […]

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16 Connecticut Health Centers Equipped with Emergency Medical Packs http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/16-connecticut-health-centers-equipped-with-emergency-medical-packs/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/16-connecticut-health-centers-equipped-with-emergency-medical-packs/#comments Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:14:57 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17700 Each of Connecticut’s 16 community health centers is now equipped with a Direct Relief Medical Pack, which were distributed earlier this month […]

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Missouri Health Center Staff Raise Funds for Nepal Earthquake Survivors http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/missouri-health-center-staff-raise-funds-for-nepal-earthquake-survivors/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/07/missouri-health-center-staff-raise-funds-for-nepal-earthquake-survivors/#comments Thu, 02 Jul 2015 00:21:40 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17749 Generous staff at longtime Direct Relief partner Family Care Health Centers (FCHC) in St. Louis, Mo. banded together last month to help […]

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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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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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