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PFA Training Helps Caregivers Care for Themselves as Well as Others

Learning about psychological first aid (PFA) and self-care helps caregivers in Ukraine better help others.

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Hurricane Fiona Ravages Puerto Rico

Erica Tavares, Senior Director of US Programs, speaks to Fox Weather about the impact of the storm and how International Medical Corps is helping.
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Vaccinating Against COVID-19 in Manila

Baseco Health Center is located in one of the most poverty-stricken areas of Manila, capital city of the Philippines. At the Manila Health Department (MHD) District V office, International Medical Corps and MHD staff are loading COVID-19 vaccine doses into an International Medical Corps vehicle, ensuring the quick and safe delivery of the vaccine to …

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Afghan Province Suffers After Flash Floods

The province of Nuristan, which is in eastern Afghanistan and is characterized by mountains and river gorges, makes travel challenging, especially during the winter. International Medical Corps developed mobile health teams to offer healthcare services, considering the topography and geographic challenges of the province. Some patients would otherwise trek more than five hours to reach …

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Battling Storms to Deliver Vaccines in the Philippines

Our Philippines team’s journey from their office in Manila to Siargao Island, in the municipality of Del Carmen, was challenging and tiring. It required seven hours of travel and three different modes of transportation—a flight from Manila to Butuan, followed by a drive from Butuan to Surigao, then another two hours of travel via ferry …

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Women Making a Difference in the DRC

The women of International Medical Corps’ mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are working on all fronts to make sure that our activities there run as smoothly as possible. They don’t spare any effort and are as active as they can be. They’ll even go as far as carrying boxes of medicines …

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Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week, from Ukraine to Jordan

This week, International Medical Corps is proud to be celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. This year focuses on “strengthening the capacity of actors that have to protect, promote and support breastfeeding across different levels of society.” According to the United Nations, progress is being made on exclusive breastfeeding, with nearly 44% of infants under six months …

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Helping Women and Children, the Victims of War in the DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been experiencing violence and conflict since 1996, with some periods of calm that are more precarious than others. After the first wars in 1996, which were aimed at changing the political regime, foreign armies waged wars on Congolese soil. Later, there were wars of rebellion against the …

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Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Juba College of Nursing and Midwifery and the Wau and Kajo Keji Health Sciences Institute in South Sudan held a ceremony last month for students who completed a midwife training program run by International Medical Corps. Despite complications caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, 30 midwives who started their program in 2019 graduated during the …

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