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#HealthCareHeroes

By Max Antonucci, AmeriCares Social Media Intern
By Max Antonucci, AmeriCares Social Media Intern
When I first heard #HealthCareHeroes, it took a while for me to understand it.  The hashtag’s purpose seemed simple: to help spread the word about the heroes we see providing … Continue Reading ››
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Startling Facts about Maternal Mortality in the U.S.

By Amanda DiMeo, AmeriCares Monitoring & Evaluation intern
By Amanda DiMeo, AmeriCares Monitoring & Evaluation intern
When one thinks of mothers dying during childbirth, the United States is probably not a country that comes to mind.  It’s common knowledge in the international community that a large … Continue Reading ››
This family, each member suffering from cholera, is being treated at an AmeriCares partner clinic in Haiti by local healthcare workers.

Health Inequity – Cholera as the Lens

By Elisabeth Stark, AmeriCares intern for Asia/ Eurasia Partnerships
By Elisabeth Stark, AmeriCares intern for Asia/ Eurasia Partnerships
After my first semester in college, I came home to find the biography of Dr. Paul Farmer, Mountains Beyond Mountains, sitting on my desk with a yellow sticky … Continue Reading ››

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