The Future of the Global Health Workforce

The Future of the Global Health Workforce Many experts estimate there will be a before and after in the global health workforce because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is one of the many drivers of change in a world that is rapidly evolving, integrating technology with healthcare in an irreversible way. What changes are to … Continued

5 Reasons to do a Wellness & Yoga Retreat in Sayulita, Mexico

Yoga Retreat in Sayulita, Mexico…Welcome to Paradise.     Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico is the gem of the coastline less than one hour North of Puerto Vallarta. A surfing and fishing village with the feeling of cultural crescendo, Sayulita will steal your heart and you will leave with the taste of tacos, the fanciest margaritas, salty warm … Continued

The Importance of Continuing Your Global Health Education

The Importance of Continuing Your Global Health Education Written by Dr. Mila Rojas   One of the first things people probably said when they learned you would be going to med school or nursing school was, “you’ll be studying forever!”. And they were correct. Anyone in the medical field knows that studying never ends because … Continued

A Nurse brings her Passion for Mothers & Babies to Kenya

Improving Child Maternal Health in Kenya Meet Britt! A nurse who brings her passion for mothers and babies to Kenya! Our MedTreks program constantly seeks to bring dedicated health professionals to Kenya to help improve education and build capacity in the healthcare arena. This month we are highlighting a true gem of a human being: … Continued

8 Highlights of Exploring Machu Picchu & The Sacred Valley

  8 Highlights of Machu Picchu & The Sacred Valley Peru is a country rich in history and culture. From the delicious Peruvian cuisine, artisan crafts, snow-capped mountains, friendly people and ancient ruins, Peru has something for every traveler. Many people have one destination on their mind when preparing an adventure to Peru: Machu Picchu. … Continued

12 Tips to Staying Healthy During International Travel

12 Tips for Staying Healthy During International Travel   For the past 30 years, we have been leading international medical and educational trips abroad. Our experience shows us that even just a little time spent on planning and gaining knowledge on how to stay healthy and safe abroad could make a huge difference in the … Continued

Community Health Worker Training Program in Kenya

MedTreks Kenya ~ Community Health Worker Program Expanding the Community Health Workforce in Kenya: Kenya is currently in a global health workforce crisis. In Kenya, there are only 2 doctors for every 10,000 people (World Health Organization). This crisis is more severe in rural regions where 75% of the Kenyan population resides. Our Village HopeCore … Continued

Learning Medical Spanish in Paradise

8 Days of Multi-Sport Medical Spanish Bootcamp…in Paradise!   Our MedTreks course in Costa Rica just finished this week and we are stoked to share a few of the highlights from this trip with you! Location, Location, Location:  Our MedTreks Medical Spanish course takes place in Nosara, Costa Rica. Known for it’s the beautiful tropical … Continued

Malaria ~ Strategies for eradicating a preventable disease

When a child is given a bed net, the whole family benefits… and so does the community. Why?     April 25th, 2019 was World Malaria Day and we would like to share some of the strategies that HopeCore uses in their public health program to help eradicate this preventable disease.  This day is about … Continued

Global Health in 2018: news, stories, reports and revelations

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhuman” ~ Martin Luther King, JR 2018 has come and gone. The global community has witnessed incredible successes but also faces tremendous barriers and persistent challenges. The articles provided below are selected to review some of the global health issues in … Continued