The San Francisco Business Times recently named two friends of MedShare as “Health Care Heroes”. Both Dr. Brayer (Chief Medical Officer with Sutter Health’s West Bay Region) and Dr. 107 more words
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Dental issues, parasites, hypertension, bacterial infections and colds: these innocuous-when-treated medical issues can be lethal in a community lacking in resources and medical service.
In 2010, two groups of… 445 more words
Imagine working in dusty fields, day after day, doing the sort of backbreaking work that wears a body down. You have trouble speaking English, and your living situation leaves something to be desired. 597 more words
“I am in this world to make a difference one soul at a time. To me, there is nothing better that I would rather spend my time on than helping the poor get access to medical care, 334 more words
Quezon City, the most populous city in the Philippines, boasts not only warm weather year-round, but also an unfortunate problem with Tuberculosis. Tuberculosis, or TB, is an infectious disease caused by the “tubercle bacilli” bacteria which affect the lungs, and can also attack parts of the body such as bones, intestines, and kidneys. 335 more words
Nicaragua is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, and Rubin Dario, a small village near Leon, is considered one of the top 10 “most-at-risk” communities in the country. 560 more words