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Success in Improving Mental Health in Lebanon

In response to a worldwide initiative to prevent and control mental health illnesses, the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, UNICEF and the International Medical Corps, launched the National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) in May 2014 with the goal of reforming and improving mental health care in Lebanon.

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Devex

Facebook Takes Another Step Into Crisis Response

Until this week, individuals working for aid organizations could only engage with the disasters listed on Facebook’s Crisis Response page through their personal Facebook profiles. But on Thursday, the company announced that organizations and businesses will now be able to post in Community Help. The move builds on efforts by the social media giant to …

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A portable field hospital that saves lives in a disaster – In pictures

When disaster strikes, speed saves lives. At least 85% of survivors requiring critical care will be rescued within the first 72 hours. But that’s exactly when the local hospitals are most overwhelmed and understaffed. That’s why International Medical Corps now maintains a portable field hospital that can arrive anywhere in the world within 24-48 hours. …

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The Guardian Nigeria

‘I visited Nigeria to support, provide care to IDPs’

Sienna Miller visited the most dreaded part of the country, Borno State, not only to highlight the plight of the Boko Haram devastated people but also to provide care to them in the various Internally Displaced Persons camps.

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Global Ambassador Sienna Miller visits Nigeria

Actress Sienna Miller, our Global Ambassador since 2009, visited our programs in Nigeria in January and met with survivors of the Boko Haram insurgency at a displacement camp in hard-hit Borno State. The camp is home to people who have fled to escape violence associated with the Boko Haram insurgency. Boko Haram attacks have displaced …

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International Medical Corps and FedEx Deploy Emergency Field Hospital in Downtown Los Angeles to Train for Future Emergencies

Sixty to eighty medical and humanitarian professionals will be trained by Los Angeles-based global first responder to prepare for future disasters and crises WHO International Medical Corps, FedEx, the City of Los Angeles and the Department of Recreation and Parks, Stanford University, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Connecticut WHAT International Medical Corps, in collaboration with …

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