A Deeper Look into Peruvian Mountain Medicine

A Deeper Look into Peruvian Mountain Medicine By Dr. Mila Rojas Peruvian mountain medicine involves ancient healing techniques that highly leverage the natural resources of Earth. These traditional practices involve the use of medicinal plants. While a great number of these plants have disappeared or are not used anymore, the knowledge Peruvian healers have of … 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

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

Community Health Workers: Heroes in their Village

How HopeCore is continuing to implement community health on the slopes of Mt. Kenya ~Ari Rasori, RN, FNP Regardless of where one lives in the world, most parents share one thing in common, and that is having the trust that their children will have good healthcare when they are sick. In rural and resource-constrained areas, … Continued