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Filming for Our Newborn Care Video Series Gets Underway

In April, cameras started rolling for our newborn care video pilot project in the Dominican Republic. This effort was the result of months of careful planning and preparation and assisted by continued donor support. Site assessments were conducted in 2010 and after making a successful connection with Carlos J. Cuellar, MD, Chief of Party of […]

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Good Works: Nonprofit educates world’s health workers

From the Burlington (VT) Free Press — 12/13/2010 “Waitsfield’s Deborah Van Dyke has been fighting for global health care change since 1989. Having worked internationally — much of the time with Doctors Without Borders, Van Dyke has seen many lives lost needlessly due to lack of health care knowledge. “She decided to take action and […]

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Harvard’s Julio Frenk talks about training health workers

Julio Frenk is Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health. November 2010 — In the video above, HSPH Dean Julio Frenk answers questions about a new commission report that calls for major reform in the training of doctors and other healthcare professionals to equip them for the 21st century. (8:19) The Lancet press release […]

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Impacting the Millennium Development Goals for health

Although the need for improved health care in the developing world has been recognized at the highest administrative levels, little progress has been made in reaching frontline providers who are crucial to this effort. In September 2000, world leaders adopted the United Nations Millennium Declaration, committing their nations to a new global partnership to reduce […]

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