Lightning Strikes Twice as Doctors Tackle Malnutrition in South Sudan

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War & Grace WHO Panel: How to tell strong stories about nurses and midwives

Watch a panel discussion featuring our award-winning short film about midwifery in South Sudan, “War & Grace,” and a conversation between filmmaker Sonia Lowman, midwife Grace Losio Tindilo and Elizabeth Iro, Chief Nursing Officer at the World Health Organization. The discussion covers the daily reality of nurses and midwives and the wide range of work they have to do, from prevention measures to providing treatment—being often the first and only point of care in their communities—as well as the lifesaving impact of training midwives in South Sudan. “War & Grace” won the GRAND PRIX for the film category about nurses and midwives in the Health for All Film Festival 2020. International Medical Corps has been working in South Sudan since the mid-1990s, nearly 20 years before a national referendum led the southernmost states of Sudan becoming an independent country in 2011. Women and children’s health is one of our main program areas around the world.

Risk Communication and Coordinating with Response Partners

Health Center Preparedness in Unprecedented Times

International Medical Corps and the Florida Association of Community Health Centers (FACHC) have partnered to deliver a webinar focused on developing timely and accurate risk messaging for your target populations, in coordination with response partners. This webinar also addresses the benefits of collaborating with regional healthcare coalitions, reviewing the assets they bring to preparedness and response programs. Presenters also share available resources, including planning templates that can be adapted to meet a health center’s unique needs. Speakers for this session include Dr. Richard Salkowe, DPM, PhD, CHEP, and Gianna Van Winkle, MBA.
Update / Alert

We Are Helping People Displaced by the Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

International Medical Corps is responding to a crisis in the Caucasus, where a conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh has displaced about 100,000 ethnic Armenians who are fleeing the fighting. With the conflict continuing and the weather turning colder, local officials do not expect displaced families to be able to …

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Media Coverage

Ebola Never Went Away. But Now There’s A Drug To Treat It

While scientists work to develop effective treatments for COVID-19, there is good news on another disease front. This month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted formal approval to an antibody cocktail from the pharmaceutical company Regeneron that’s been shown to reduce an Ebola patient’s chances of dying dramatically.


#Snapshots September 2020

We Are Continuing to Fight COVID-19 Around the World Around the world, we’re continuing to help people in need as we adapt our healthcare and training programs to the demands of COVID-19. Responding in the United States In the United States, we’ve partnered with hospitals, clinics and nursing homes in California, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New …

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One Future

36 Years, 80 Countries, $3.2 Billion in Program Services: One Future