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Ebola, the new black plague? 

Are we equipped to handle new epidemics?

Ebola has been known for nearly 40 years, but has recently developed into a serious epidemic. Since no vaccine or treatment is known isolation and prevention are the only weapons in our medicine chest. We need an international effort to reward the pharmaceutical industry for focusing on poor man's diseases. In the meantime teaching and training are paramount, but the effect in poor countries is limited. Intense public health education for children seems to be the most promising way, especially in cooperation with global and public health faculties. 

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Posted by Admin Monday, August 11, 2014 10:26:00 AM

Political turmoil in Cambodia? 

Any danger to visitors and volunteers?

Political calm coming to Cambodia and Thailand.

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Posted by Admin Sunday, August 10, 2014 1:20:00 PM

Tragedy: 2 medical students slain in Kuchin, Borneo 

Should medical students go overseas?
August 6, 2014 held a shocking surprise for all involved in working with medical students in... ReadMore
 
Posted by Admin Sunday, August 10, 2014 1:20:00 PM

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  • Medicorps empowers through knowledge
  • Medicorps heals through training
  • Medicorps connects through professional friendship
  • Medicorps builds bridges between poor and rich

                       

   

What is Medicorps?

Medicorps is a US based international public charity, IRS code 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi), which aims to improve health care in disadvantaged countries and to reduce poverty – regardless of political, radical or religious circumstances. It promotes well being through teaching, transfer of technology and advanced skills. 

 
Medicorps assists disadvantaged countries through transfer of medical knowledge, both fundamental and specialized. 
 
Medicorps assists industrialized nations by making medical volunteers understand the real health care needs of the poorer parts of the world.

 

Medicorps builds bridges between rich and poor countries, highly-trained and eager-to-learn health care providers.

  

    

 

 

 

 

A mother's nightmare...

 

 

 

 

 

 

...turns to hope...

 

 

 

 

 

 

...and happiness, thanks to Medicorps!