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WiRED News Timeline, 2010

January 3 2010
When Zgjim Limani, M.D. studied medicine at the University of Prishtina in Kosova during a post-war period, the school had to be rebuilt after
January 17 2010
This month, WiRED is honored to welcome the 17th Surgeon General of the United States, Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, to its board.
February 17 2010
Jumping on a plane, Che Pangborn was headed to Croatia for a few weeks of vacation in 1998. Or so he thought. Little did
March 3 2010
When describing her graphic design career, Ann Britton unpretentiously calls herself lucky—lucky to have a graphic designer visit her junior high class and help
March 17 2010
Early in 2001, in Leon, Nicaragua, Santiago Castellon opened the Ben Linder café. This small restaurant and bar served organic coffee and healthy meals,
April 17 2010
If WiRED created the position of full-time volunteer, it would proudly bestow it on Bess Touma. A volunteer from January 2001 to December 2007,
May 3 2010
The adage goes "the family that plays together stays together." And so it must hold true too when it comes to the family that
May 17 2010
Five new Medical Information Centers (MICs) opening in Central America June 4-10, 2010, will link to a newly refined, online resource that provides a
June 3 2010
For volunteer Angela Woon, working with WiRED International has not only allowed her (albeit virtually) to satisfy her wanderlust, but to gain a new
June 17 2010
When orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Juaquin Corvera, diagnoses a patient and performs the necessary surgery, his long experience generally enables him to handle the procedures
July 3 2010
Work is underway to revitalize the Community Health Information Centers (CHICs) program in Kenya. Using technology upgraded since the program's beginning nearly nine years
August 3 2010
Actor Michael Constantine has starred in eminent roles throughout his career and proved himself to be a jack of all trades, but has never
August 17 2010
No medication or medical device can do as much to promote good health in remote regions as a population's knowledge of good health practices.
October 3 2010
On October 1, 2010 WiRED International celebrated its 10th anniversary with a luncheon at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. Board members, donors, and
October 17 2010
WiRED is honored to welcome back George Guszcza, a previous volunteer, as its new board member. To say that Mr. Guszcza brings a wealth
November 3 2010
Miriam A. Othman, MD, MPH, brings a wealth of medical and international public health experience to WiRED International. Currently, she is Project Coordinator for
November 17 2010
Robert Ohrenschall joined WiRED International as its board's first chair, and has guided the organization from its beginnings in 2000 to its 10th anniversary
December 3 2010
This year marks WiRED's 10th anniversary, and we want to thank everyone who has contributed to our work over the years. We ask for your
December 3 2010
Allison Kozicharow is delighted to join WiRED's board after serving as a volunteer since the organization's inception. She first became involved through Richard Gilbert,
December 17 2010
In the past decade WiRED's path has twisted and turned across 12 countries on 4 continents. But we have always stayed true to course