7 Apr

Community Health Workers Can Provide Wound Care & First Aid During Natural Disasters

Community Health Workers (CHWs) play a major role in providing emergency health services in certain situations like Natural Disasters when there will be a shortage of health workers or slower response from the Local Government Health System. Some common natural disasters which will have a huge impact on many people in the community & require quick help from CHWs:

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31 Mar

Bridging the Maternal Health Gap in El Salvador

Nearly 1 billion people in the world lack access to potable (drinkable) water, mainly those living in third world countries. In these areas, women and children often have to travel to collect clean water. This can even affect the ability of children to go to school.

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19 Mar

Meet our Spring Interns

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7 Aug

Help Send Medical Supplies to Current CHWs

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19 Jun

Making a Difference, One Project at a Time.

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1 Jun

The Importance of Empowerment

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21 May

Meet the New Interns at International HELP

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13 May

Intern Prepares for Community Health Worker Training in Sierra Leone

International HELP creates opportunities for both communities and students. Read more about Hassan Barrie’s experience to learn more about the projects he helped progress and the public health skills he gained. I started my practicum with International Help in May 2019. It was a 16 week practicum experience that ended in September 2019. Since then, I have been a volunteer working as a Coordinator for the Sierra Leone project.

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20 Mar

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic

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25 Nov

Preventing & Treating: Diabetes & High Blood Pressure

Global mortality estimates from 2016 show that 48% of deaths around the world are caused by non-communicable diseases that are often preventable and easily treated with education and appropriate lifestyle changes. Unfortunately, resources are sparse in many communities around the globe.

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