Our cookstove chimney project in Kodaikanal, India has been clearing out the smoke in homes for three years now. A few weeks ago we began seeing news articles throughout Indian media sources talking about pollution, respiratory health, and (you guessed it) cookstoves in rural homes! Here's a look into Project Kodaikanal's chimney project, and new developments in related research studies.
We have the privilege of witnessing how our collaborative efforts on the ground make an impact. Seeing the results of our hard work is encouraging, and also prompts us to advance our mission in even more underserved communities. From providing patients with access to healthcare, to leading support groups and health education sessions, we're committed to growing our impact abroad in 2018.
"I am so honored to write this blog post and share with you all the impact FIMRC had on me becoming a pediatrician!" Tina Tarazi began her career path to becoming a physician as a FIMRC Chapter member and Global Health Volunteer. The lessons she learned through her involvement with FIMRC have played an important role throughout her journey in medicine.