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October 2018: WiRED Creates Module on Diarrhea in Adults

Diarrhea is a common problem most people face one or two times a year. It is also a global killer. Of deaths brought about by diarrhea, children are most likely to be affected, in part because of their size, but adults, too, die in large numbers from the condition. Read more »

 

 

October 2018: WiRED Marks Global Handwashing Day on October 15

What is the first line of defense against almost all infectious diseases? Yes, that’s right — handwashing. Handwashing is key to the prevention of everything from the common cold to Ebola. Read more »

 

 

October 2018: WiRED Fits Kenyans with Free Glasses

This September in Kisumu, Kenya, WiRED International distributed 300 pairs of reading glasses to middle-aged and older people who had deteriorating eyesight and no money to pay for glasses. Read more »

 

 

October 2018: Making Charitable Gifts from IRA Accounts Gives Tax Advantage

Did you know that if you are over age 70½ years you can reduce your taxes by making a gift directly from your IRA to WiRED International? You can lower your income and taxes for this year while helping WiRED receive 100% of the distribution amount. Read more »

 

 

October 2018: WiRED Awards First-Ever Mother and Child Certificates in Kenya

This September in Kisumu, Kenya, WiRED International graduated its inaugural class of recipients of the Faye Cohen Certificate for Mother and Child Health (M&CH).

 

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September 2018: WiRED International Observes World Heart Day

On September 29 the World Heart Federation is sponsoring World Heart Day, created to call attention to cardiovascular health and to inspire people to adopt heart-healthy behaviors. The recommendations spotlighted are designed to reduce the threats of cardiovascular disease, one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Read more »

 

 

September 2018: WiRED Salutes Volunteer Ann Mangold

In the 1980s the clothing company Hanes launched an ad campaign featuring commercials with the now iconic Inspector 12. The idea was that no Hanes product could be released to the public without being scrutinized by tough Inspector 12. WiRED International boasts its own Inspector 12 for its Health Learning Modules: volunteer Ann Mangold. Read more »

 

 

September 2018: WiRED Presentation Teaches Teenagers in Armenia about Nutrition

WiRED International-Armenia trainer Anush Kharabaghtsyan recently taught a group of young people ages 13 to 17 about nutrition using WiRED’s Adult Nutrition Module.

 

WiRED’s module provides an introduction to nutrition that gives practical advice on maintaining a healthy diet. 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.