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United States Leads in Stealing Africa’s Doctors

05/06/2015

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Peadetric doctors at Donka hospital reviewing mealses cases

The United States is stealing the world’s doctors — and from the very places that need MDs the most. Dubbed the “international brain drain,” the United States leads the way in attracting international doctors, especially those from Africa.

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To Spite Obama Health Insurance Companies and Pharmaceuticals Choose to Kill Citizens

05/01/2015

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A Child Wishing for Health, Photo by All Children's Hospital

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 02: 42 a.m. EDT, 05 January 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – At midnight on December 31st the world retired 2014 to make way for 2015. For many it marked a night of festivities, parties, and insouciance. For others, like me, it was the day which marked the resetting of health insurance […]

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International Volunteers Series: Infirmary Worker in Montero, Bolivia

03/07/2014

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Copacabana - Bolivia, Julio 2013, Photo by Dani

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 23:30 p.m. DST, 03 July 2014 MONTERO, Bolivia — Antoinette Moncrieff, a spitfire of a girl from Michigan, works in an orphanage, or Hogar, in Bolivia with another American volunteer, Natalie Baker. Antoinette was drawn to work in Bolivia because of the opportunity to work in an orphanage and […]

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Heroin in the Hills

02/07/2014

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Twins, Photo by James Gardner

Michael Ransom, Contributing Editor Last Modified: 07:45 p.m. DST, 11 June 2014 CINCINNATI, Ohio — While drug abuse is a long-standing problem in the Appalachia region of the United States, the surge in heroin usage has only been recently documented and is a relatively new phenomena. Most officials attribute the influx of heroin into be rural […]

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International Volunteers Series: Healthcare Workers in Maridi, South Sudan

19/06/2014

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Theresa Kiblinger and Ariel Zarate, Volunteers in Maridi, South Sudan

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 08:07 a.m. DST, 19 June 2014 MARIDI, South Sudan — For this edition of the international volunteer interview series, I spoke with Theresa Kiblinger and Ariel Zarate, American volunteers living in “the bush,” of Maridi, South Sudan. Despite South Sudan’s prevalence in international news these day, and obstacles like […]

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