Article about Mass General physician Naima Joseph, who deployed to Haiti as a volunteer with the International Medical Corps in response to Hurricane Matthew.
Article co-written by Dr. Lynn Black, a physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and a director on the board of the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
Mass General disaster response teams are on the ground in Haiti and the southern United States, helping victims of Hurricane Matthew recover from its devastation.
Includes comments by MGH disaster-response specialist Dr. Lynn Black
Suicide bombing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Turkey, kills at least 28 people, injures 60.
The HHL Conference brings together speakers and attendees from non-government organizations (NGOs), industry, government, military, and academia in a forum to identify common challenges, share innovative research, and prioritize strategies, policies, and investment. The agenda features plenary panel discussions, interactive workshops, poster sessions, and ample opportunities for networking.
The Director-General of the World Health Organization has presented letters of certification to Emergency Medical Teams (EMTs) from China and Russia confirming that they are capable of providing mobile emergency field hospitals and staff members in response to natural disasters and disease outbreaks.
Amid continues calls for international help, a second Mass General medical team is responding to the devastating Nepal earthquake.
Another team from Massachusetts General Hospital left for Nepal on Thursday morning to help with relief efforts following the April 25 earthquake that claimed more than 8,000 lives and injured more than 17,000 people.
Making swift diagnosis and treatment decisions with little information is among the issues faced by doctors and nurses responding to the Nepal earthquake.
A team from Boston's Mass General Hospital is heading to Nepal to lend a helping hand.
Covers MGH volunteers who deployed to Nepal as part of an international relief effort.
As the death toll following a massive earthquake last Saturday in Nepal continues to rise, and more than 10,000 injured men, women and children await treatment, a group of nurses and physicians from Massachusetts General Hospital will join those working to keep survivors alive.
quotes MGH physician Hilarie Cranmer
quotes MGH physician Stuart Harris
article quotes MGH physicians Hilarie Cranmer and Stuart Harris
Coverage of training by the CDC to prepare healthcare workers to assist with the fight against Ebola. Includes commentary by Dr. Miriam Aschkenasy, Deputry Director of Global Disaster Response, Center for Global Health.
As the Ebola crisis continues in West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is training doctors, nurses and other health care workers going to work in Ebola Treatment Units in West Africa. Includes commentary by Dr. Miriam Aschkenasy, Deputry Director of Global Disaster Response, Center for Global Health.
Thirteen MGH staff members recently traveled to Palo Alto, California, to participate in a mock humanitarian disaster at the Stanford Medical Campus.
Dr. Miriam Aschkenasy, Deputy Director of Global Disaster Response at the MGH Center for Global Health, discusses the MGH response to Typhoon Haiyan and the emerging field of Disaster Response
Whether responding to an earthquake or working to better maternal health, Mass General nurses are improving care and advancing their profession worldwide.
coverage of Mass General employee April Madrigal, who traveled to Tapaz, Philippines, to assist in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
On Feb. 12, the center hosted “Global Disaster Response at Mass General: Reflections on Typhoon Haiyan and the Philippines,” in the O’Keeffe Auditorium. Part seminar, part reflection, part reunion, the event represented the culmination of months of work and served as a forum for MGH volunteers to share their stories with the community.