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Expectations vs. Reality costa rica fimrc alumni medical student project alajuelita project bududa uganda May 17, 2022

Cindy is a fourth year medical student at Marian University. She is currently applying to Family Medicine residency programs with her professional interests including Primary Care, Women's Health, and Global Health. Cindy is a FIMRC alumna- she participated in the Summer International Health...

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The Lasting Impact Of Menstrual Health costa rica fimrc partnerships menstrual health project alajuelita saalt Apr 06, 2022

Partners are a vital part of accomplishing FIMRC’s mission, and through our partnership with Saalt we are empowering individuals, improving gender equality, and breaking down social stigmas regarding menstrual health. Saalt donates 2% of their revenue to donate period care to regions with...

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From FIMRC Health Promoters to Nursing Assistants careers in global health community stories ecuador project anconcito Mar 09, 2022

FIMRC’s Health Promoter Program at Project Anconcito, Ecuador is designed for high-school aged youth where students learn about health issues in their community while developing the ability to educate fellow community members on healthy lifestyles and disease prevention. Over the course of...

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Travel Nursing in Action blog costa rica covid-19 fimrc nursing project alajuelita travel nursing volunteer experience Nov 09, 2021

As she writes in her blog, Chandler has always wanted to apply her nursing career globally, connecting her skills with the healthcare needs of children around the world. Needless to say, FIMRC’s mission of providing access to healthcare to low resource and medically underserved families...

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Inspiration from FIMRC Chapter Executive Board blog chapters costa rica india professional development project alajuelita project kodaikanal virtual volunteer volunteer Oct 04, 2021

FIMRC Chapters have always been a key reinforcement in accomplishing FIMRC’s mission through their pillars: volunteering, fundraising, and advocating on behalf of FIMRC. Many chapters continued their support throughout the academic year of 2020, despite its hectic uncertainty within their...

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FIMRC Partners with Ministry of Health for COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign in Uganda covid-19 fimrc programs press release project bududa uganda Sep 27, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (September 24, 2021) – Since May 2021, the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children’s (FIMRC) Project Bududa, Uganda has been providing COVID-19 vaccinations for the patients served by FIMRC’s Health Centre III. FIMRC’s clinic was...

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Getting Into Grad School blog fimrc fellow foundations in global health grad school graduate student mph virtual volunteer Sep 06, 2021

Here at FIMRC, we provide access to healthcare to underserved communities around the world, and volunteers come from near and far to help us with our mission. FIMRC has worked with a variety of volunteers passionate about global health and today, we are highlighting Keara Williams.  

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UNFPA Provides Sexual Health Care in Costa Rica costa rica fimrc partnerships fimrc programs partnerships press release project alajuelita reproductive health Aug 20, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (August 20, 2021) – Since September 2019, the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have partnered to bring sexual health care to the population of Project Alajuelita, Costa Rica by...

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Lincoln Scholars Learn About Compassion + Intercultural Competency covid-19 foundations in global health partnerships press release scholars undergraduate student virtual volunteer Aug 04, 2021

FIMRC Partners With Centre College And Lincoln Scholars Program

As a global nonprofit dedicated to providing healthcare access worldwide, FIMRC works alongside various community members from universities, health companies and fellow nonprofits, all working toward the same goal of health equity...

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Providing Support to HIV-Positive & Orphaned Children in Uganda fimrc programs hiv press release project bududa uganda Jul 31, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (July 31, 2021) – According to UNICEF, children below the age of 15 account for 11 percent of the 1.6 million Ugandans living with HIV (2013 estimates). At Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC)’s Project Bududa, Uganda, the...

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