WiRED International and Armenian Caritas recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work jointly to host health training programs throughout underserved communities in Armenia.
In March 2018 WiRED International launched its Health Module Access Program (HealthMAP). This innovative technology opened up access to WiRED’s materials for millions more people in the world’s most distant communities, many with limited or no online access. A year later WiRED now unveils a newly refreshed and more user-friendly HealthMAP.
Dengue fever threatens nearly half of the world’s population, but it will likely get much worse. The New York Times reports on a recent study that forecasts that climate change is about to boost the risk of the disease to considerably larger swaths of the population.
This June the WiRED International team completed a busy and productive work agenda in Armenia in order to provide continued support for community health concerns in that country.
Volunteering is a selfless act that helps not only people in need but also yourself. In high school, students are encouraged to volunteer for causes and organizations they feel passionate about. For many of these students, volunteering may seem like a resume builder, useful when applying to universities and obtaining a job.
Although rheumatic heart disease or RHD is completely preventable, it affects 33 million people globally, two-thirds of them children in the world’s most underserved countries. For years researchers worldwide have been searching for a vaccine against Group A Streptococcus or strep, a sore throat which left untreated can lead to rheumatic fever, heart disease and premature death.