WiRED International Launches Health Education Learning Portal
WiRED is pleased to announce the start of its
newest project, the Health Education Learning Portal (W-HELP). This e-library of medical and health information modules empowers physicians and nurses, patients, community health workers and ordinary people to address the prevention and treatment of both infectious and non-communicable disease in developing areas of the world.
As the Internet has become available to increasing numbers of medical professionals and grassroots communities in the places WiRED serves, the staff created a Web distribution tool that allows open access to this educational material. Read more >
WiRED International Begins Community Health Information Program in Armenia
Armenia has survived earthquakes, war and genocide. Today, poverty and the lack of reliable medical information are creating a healthcare crisis for the people of this Eurasian country. WiRED is pleased to be working with an international team to bring our Community Health Information (CHI) program to Armenia.
In many regions of Armenia, medical and healthcare training is severely limited. Poverty and high unemployment are taking a toll on the population. Many local people cannot afford medical care and have no reliable source of healthcare information, so they turn to ineffective folk cures or quack treatments. Read more >
||Recipient of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health 2009
Organizational Public Health Hero Award. Read more >
Click here to watch the award ceremony video.