Disease Treatment & Prevention

Culturally Sensitive Care Reduces Hypertension Among Diabetes Patients

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, Direct Relief is spotlighting Asian Health Services (AHS), a health center that cares for people in […]

Ebola Threatens Childhood Pneumonia Treatment in Liberia

The West Africa Ebola epidemic has killed 5,160 people, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported today. However, what isn’t reported is the […]

63 People Survived Ebola Today, a Hospital in Sierra Leone Reports

Mom + 2 wk baby survivor

63 people left the Hastings Treatment Center in Sierra Leone today Ebola free, according to staff at the Medical Research Centre. Direct Relief works […]

Ebola Response: Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Grants $1 Million to Direct Relief

Ebola Airlift

Last month, Philanthropist Paul G. Allen announced he is increasing his commitment to fight Ebola to at least $100 million. Today, Mr. Allen […]

6 Month Update: Response to the World’s Deadliest Ebola Epidemic

Ebola Airlift

Since the Ebola virus erupted in West Africa six months ago, Direct Relief has provided frontline health workers fighting to contain the […]

Ebola Relief: Emergency Medical Supplies Bound for Guinea

Direct Relief Ebola Shipment

Direct Relief sent its 19th emergency shipment of Ebola supplies today to the Ministry of Health in Guinea (photos and videos found here). Weighing roughly 3,000 […]