Although it is completely preventable, rheumatic heart disease (RHD), a dangerous, life-threatening illness, affects 40 million people worldwide, mainly children and adolescents. It occurs mostly in underserved
WiRED International just released a Health and First Aid Training Program for the people of Ukraine. A key figure in the many months of planning was translator Taras Lytvyn, who devoted countless hours to translating 33
WiRED volunteers have just released an extensive community health and first aid critical care training package in the Ukrainian language. The training modules are available for online study and for downloading
As WiRED International releases our Health and First Aid Training for Ukraine, it is worth noting that our organization is no stranger to working in regions of war and conflict all over the world.
Вісім місяців тому співробітники WiRED обмірковували, як допомогти українському народу, який переживає війну, яка безпосередньо торкнулася цивільних людей.
WiRED International’s Tony and Edie Hodge Health Screening Clinics (HHSCs) launched in April and are now fully functional in Kisumu, Kenya. The eight-hour clinics will occur monthly in underserved locations around Kisumu and will be
WiRED International’s Board of Directors and volunteers are deeply saddened to note the death of David Samuel Alberts, M.D., aged 83 on July 29, 2023. Dr. Alberts joined WiRED’s Advisory Board on December 3,
While we are appropriately concerned about the impact of record-breaking temperatures on people, too often we ignore the extensive casualties of heat on the world’s animal and plant populations.
WiRED International’s paraprofessional team of community health workers (CHWs) reported a busy month of providing basic health education services to the people of Kisumu, Kenya — despite civil unrest during tax hike protests, which caused
July 2023 is now the hottest month on record worldwide. Extreme heat can endanger human health. The steep rise of global temperatures and the frequency and intensity of extreme weather due to climate change can lead to heat-related illness