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Ebola Innovations

Ebola invariably caused deaths in the communities where it spread across Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and elsewhere. It also brought about an unparalleled level of awareness of the disease and, consequently, a number of solutions to combat it effectively. Highlight™ stands out as a noteworthy discovery among the numerous initiatives devised by students and scholars …

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Facebook’s Donate Feature to Raise Funds for International Medical Corps’ Nepal Earthquake Response

To help those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal, today Facebook launched a Donate feature to raise funds for International Medical Corps’ emergency response efforts for the significant humanitarian needs following the disaster. International Medical Corps’ response teams are on the ground in Nepal working to deliver lifesaving medicines and supplies, coordinating with local …

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Building a Better Response e-Learning Launch

International Medical Corps is pleased to announce the launch of the Building a Better Response e-learning on the international humanitarian coordination system. The e-learning course aims to build the knowledge of NGO workers and other humanitarian actors in the international coordination system for large-scale emergencies, humanitarian leadership, basics of humanitarian funding and planning, and other …

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Facebook Supports International Medical Corps’ Ebola Emergency Response

To combat the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Facebook will raise awareness of the deadly disease and International Medical Corps’ emergency efforts to treat patients and train frontline health workers. International Medical Corps is operating a 70-bed Ebola Treatment Unit in Bong County, Liberia, where its first responders are providing lifesaving care.  In addition, …

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Solar Chargers Help Emergency Workers in Connecticut Respond to Superstorm Sandy

When Superstorm Sandy swept though the Caribbean, U.S., and Canada in late October, it adversely impacted over 60 million people. Thousands remain displaced from their homes; millions lost power just as the temperatures started to drop below zero; and over 100 people lost their lives in the U.S. alone. Meanwhile, another so-called “nor’easter” storm has …

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Clean Water Flows into Sierra Leone

“Everyone who comes here, I tell them how important this clean water is, and I make sure they use it.” Sister Hawanatu Jibateh’s health clinic in Mabontor recently received a Bio-sand filter from International Medical Corps’ Sustainable Nutrition and Agriculture Promotion (SNAP) program, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Today, she is …

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Google Donates 3,000 Solar Chargers to International Medical Corps Global Relief Efforts

Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Internet giant Google, has donated 3,000 solar chargers to International Medical Corps, as a gift-in-kind valued at $216,000. International Medical Corps’ medical and community health teams operating in areas of the developing world that have cell phone coverage but little or no electricity will be able to use the devices …

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Microsoft Awards First Prize to International Medical Corps for Technology That Will Expedite Emergency Responses

Microsoft has awarded Los Angeles-based International Medical Corps one of two first prizes in its pioneering “Develop Without Borders Challenge”. Geared toward helping philanthropic organizations function more efficiently, the competition challenged software developers to come up with technology solutions to address business problems using 2007 Microsoft Office software. The solution designed for International Medical Corps …

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International Medical Corps CD-ROMs educate Azerbaijanis about HIV/AIDS

Over the past decade, Azerbaijan has experienced a surge in the number of HIV/AIDS cases. According to government statistics, there are more than 1,000 HIV-positive people in Azerbaijan. The general lack of information and knowledge about HIV/AIDS is giving rise to the disease and destroying lives. International Medical Corps was one of the first organizations …

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