While in Peru for a recent trip, WiRED International Director Gary Selnow, Ph.D., interviewed Juan Victor Florez Zamora, M.D., who served as a clinician on a medical mission with WiRED’s partner, Project Amazonas, spoke with Dr. Selnow on a boat traveling on a tributary of the Amazon River.
In 1961 Venezuela was the first country in the world to be labelled malaria free by the World Health Organization. Now malaria is back and at levels not seen in 75 years.
In response to the global rise in mosquito-borne diseases such as Zika and malaria, WiRED International has created a mosquito Webpage that brings together facts, statistics and practical approaches to dealing with mosquitoes in order to minimize the likelihood of being bitten and to employ remedies after a bite.
This August Ms. Susanna Stepanyan, a student of the dentistry faculty of the Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia, gave a presentation on dental hygiene at the summer camp of the “Astghavard” Centre for Health Education.
WiRED International applauds animal lovers and pet owners everywhere, and we join our readers in looking out for the good health and safety of our four-legged friends. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention acknowledges that the bond between people and animals impacts their respective well-being.
In an isolated area of the Peruvian Amazon, WiRED International just inaugurated what it believes to be the first electronic medical record (EMR) system that is completely portable and can be operated in out-of-the-way clinical settings.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to deliver travel alerts about the Zika virus amid concerns over blood supply safety and new reports of Zika spreading into Florida.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month – a reminder to make sure that everyone is up to date on inoculations. Vaccines don’t protect just a single person – the more people who are vaccinated, the less likely a disease can spread.