Direct Relief http://www.directrelief.org Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:04:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Tropical Storm Erika: Update 8/27 http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/tropical-storm-erika-827/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/tropical-storm-erika-827/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:09:48 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=18446 Direct Relief is monitoring the path of Tropical Storm Erika, currently over Haiti and Dominican Republic, en route to Florida. TS Erika […]

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From Hurricane Katrina to a Nationwide Community Health Network http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/from-hurricane-katrina-to-a-nation-wide-community-health-network/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/from-hurricane-katrina-to-a-nation-wide-community-health-network/#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:59:39 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=18441 View Story Map >> A little after 5 pm, ten years ago, I cold-called a number a colleague gave me. Hurricane Katrina […]

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Community Health: Seven Health Centers Win National Award for Innovation in Diabetes Care http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/community-health-centers-national-award-innovation-diabetes/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/community-health-centers-national-award-innovation-diabetes/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:17:31 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=18408 BD, Direct Relief, and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) honored seven of the nation’s 1,200 community health centers with […]

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Open Data: Nepal Earthquake 2015 http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/open-data-nepal-earthquake-2015/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/open-data-nepal-earthquake-2015/#comments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:25:17 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=18352 While the availability of open data can assist disaster recovery efforts, too much of it can be overwhelming. Such was the case following […]

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Labs for Life: Ethiopia (Part 2) http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/labs-for-life-ethiopia-2/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/labs-for-life-ethiopia-2/#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:53:40 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=18343 This is the second Labs for Life report from Ethiopia (read Labs for Life: Ethiopia – Day 1). Most of the hard […]

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Every Bit(Coin) Counts http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/every-bit-counts/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/every-bit-counts/#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 21:37:15 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=18306 The inspiring thing about philanthropy is that no one needs to donate to charity, yet they do. They donate to help people they’ve never […]

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Labs for Life: Ethiopia (Day 1) http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/labs-for-life-ethiopia-day-1/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/labs-for-life-ethiopia-day-1/#comments Wed, 19 Aug 2015 19:53:04 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=18298   It’s Tuesday afternoon during Ethiopia’s rainy season. I’m standing before a pull-down screen filled with digital maps in a humid conference […]

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Last Mile Health: Midwife Kits Reach Twenty Clinics in Liberia http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/last-mile-health-midwife-kits-reach-twenty-clinics-in-liberia/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/last-mile-health-midwife-kits-reach-twenty-clinics-in-liberia/#comments Wed, 19 Aug 2015 00:03:03 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=18209 In the past two months, Last Mile Health delivered twenty-four Midwife Kits to certified midwives working in twenty facilities across Grand Gedeh County, […]

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Situation Report: Mt. Cotopaxi, Volcano, Ecuador http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/situation-report-volcano-cotopaxi-ecuador/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/situation-report-volcano-cotopaxi-ecuador/#comments Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:27 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=18169 Photo Credit: NASA Ecuador:Volcano Cotopaxi Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has declared a state of emergency as Cotopaxi volcano shows increasing signs of […]

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NYC Health Center Helps Vulnerable Youth Access HIV Testing, Treatment http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/nyc-health-center-helps-vulnerable-youth-access-hiv-testing-treatment/ http://www.directrelief.org/2015/08/nyc-health-center-helps-vulnerable-youth-access-hiv-testing-treatment/#comments Fri, 14 Aug 2015 01:23:24 +0000 http://www.directrelief.org/?p=17946 When Daniel Marcus* was looking for a safe place where he could be tested for HIV without judgment, he found the Housing […]

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