WiRED News Timeline, 2019

January 13 2019
Life on the planet is remarkably interconnected; humans, animals, we might even add plants, interact in delicate, mutually dependent associations. Presiding over all living
January 26 2019
On January 21, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a list of ten threats (see sidebar) impacting global health, which WHO and its partners
March 1 2019
I am an employee and volunteer with The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, California. As the marine mammal hospital with the world’s largest number
March 13 2019
My name is Olivia Spirito. I am presently a senior in high school, and I am a volunteer at WiRED. I believe that climate
April 2 2019
The American Public Health Association (APHA) created National Public Health Week to promote important public health ideas, contributions and issues. This year, APHA will
April 22 2019
In the past year, WiRED International has posted a half-dozen Web stories about the environment and climate change. We raise the subject in editorials,
June 18 2019
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
August 6 2019
The World Health Organization states that a strong health force is needed to deliver primary health care to people living in low-resource areas of
August 10 2019
On August 8 the United Nations released an Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report by 107 experts from 52 countries, which warns that
August 22 2019
Chronic diseases impact the way we live our lives every day. Many people do not believe that chronic diseases — such as heart disease,
September 17 2019
Women in low-resource areas are particularly vulnerable to complications during pregnancy and to postpartum hemorrhage. Timely and appropriate management can prevent suffering and loss,
September 20 2019
“Our house is on fire — let’s act like it. We demand climate justice for everyone.” So say the world’s youth as they stage
September 29 2019
Ideally, doctors and nurses belong on the scene in any medical emergency. However, in underserved areas of the world, the burden of care more
October 2 2019
Any infection can lead to sepsis — a life-threatening emergency — yet few people know what it is. Sepsis is a complication of infection
October 16 2019
The New York Times recently ran a piece called “One Thing You Can Do: Talk to Your Children about Climate Change.” The article encouraged
October 24 2019
Thanks to its dedicated translators, WiRED International now offers 19 health education modules in the Armenian language on topics of pressing concern in Armenia
October 29 2019
Disasters such as fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods and violent storms can cause great harm. These kinds of events underline the importance of a
November 8 2019
WiRED International’s board and volunteers wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. This is an American holiday, begun nearly 400 years ago, when immigrants
November 17 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) placed air pollution and climate change at the top of its list of ten threats to global health in
November 20 2019
This time last year, I wrote an editorial describing the wildfires burning north of San Francisco, where many WiRED volunteers and board members live.
December 1 2019
Archived story. Original version is here. WiRED Offers 15 Health Training Modules on HIV/AIDS The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is “Communities
December 3 2019
Archived story. Original version is here. WiRED Offers Child Nutrition Module To most of us, the holiday season brings plenty of good food —
December 11 2019
On December 7, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Global Climate and Health Alliance assembled a one-day Global Climate and Health Summit in
December 17 2019
The holiday season is here — but so are the germs that bring colds, coughs and flu.
December 21 2019
Archived story. Original version is here. All of us at WiRED International would like to wish happy holidays to the many people who have
December 28 2019
WiRED International’s staff, volunteers and board celebrate the end of our 22nd year of providing free community health education in low-resource regions of the
December 30 2019
Happy New Year and welcome to our new website! WiRED’s new look and content present a graphic and easy-to-navigate description of what we do,
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