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World Tuberculosis Day blog dominican republic fimrc programs global health hiv project bududa project restauración tb tuberculosis uganda Mar 24, 2021

World Tuberculosis Day

Did you know that tuberculosis is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide? While this disease is both treatable and curable, lack of proper healthcare in low-resource communities leaves people at high risk for this disease. Wednesday, March 24th marks World...

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What are Virtual Clinical Observations? blog clinical observations costa rica ecuador project alajuelita project anconcito virtual programs Mar 06, 2021

What Are Virtual Clinical Observations? 

Since the COVID-19 pandemic brought international travel to a halt, FIMRC has begun offering an array of Virtual Volunteer Programs for those interested in the field of global health. Our virtual clinical observations are a component of the Virtual...

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Clemson Partners With FIMRC to Provide Global Health Education costa rica fimrc partnerships partnerships press release project alajuelita project bududa uganda virtual programs virtual volunteer Feb 26, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (February 26, 2021) – The Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) has shifted its volunteer platform to the virtual space due to the halt placed on international travel. With that, FIMRC has relied heavily on valued partnerships to advocate...

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Preparing for Safe Travel blog covid-19 travel volunteer volunteer experience Feb 16, 2021

As a nonprofit providing healthcare to medically underserved communities worldwide, FIMRC relies on our volunteers and on-site staff to continue serving our project sites. As we’ve transitioned to a virtual space this past year, FIMRC has not forgotten about the travel that connects...

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Virginia Tech Chapter Raises the Bar in Giving Back blog chapters fimrc chapters Feb 08, 2021

FIMRC relies on the support of our fellow volunteers, partners, and donors to continue providing healthcare to underserved communities worldwide. One of the fantastic groups that help keep FIMRC's mission possible is our FIMRC Chapters, dedicated groups of students passionate about advocating...

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Celebrating World NTD Day blog fimrc alumni fimrc programs global health neglected tropical diseases ntds project bududa uganda Jan 28, 2021

Saturday, January 30th, marks the second annual World NTD Day, a day of awareness that addresses Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) that affect many communities worldwide. This day is meant to celebrate hard-earned progress and take action to end the neglect and beat NTDs. According to...

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DripDrop Has Donated More Than 50,000 ORS Packets to FIMRC Sites fimrc partnerships partnerships press release Jan 21, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (January 21, 2021) – Did you know that dehydration resulting from diarrheal disease is responsible for approximately 1.8 million deaths every year? The vast majority of these deaths are children under five living in low to middle-income countries. That's why the...

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New Year, New Opportunities blog virtual programs Jan 12, 2021

The new year is finally upon us, and we at FIMRC could not be more excited for the opportunities on the horizon. Throughout 2020, FIMRC was significantly impacted by the halt placed on international travel, and with this, our team worked hard to adapt our experiences to the virtual world. We...

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FIMRC's First-Ever Virtual Chapter Retreat blog fimrc chapters graduate student high school student undergraduate student virtual programs virtual volunteer Dec 17, 2020

FIMRC Hosted Our First-Ever Virtual Chapter Retreat Last Week, And What An Inspiring Jam-Packed Four Days It Was!

Chapter members from across the country joined us for the retreat. Participants varied from the president of a Chapter to general body members, from seniors at Lafayette College, a...

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Which FIMRC Virtual Program is Best for Me? blog fimrc programs foundations in global health global health global health essentials graduate student high school student student explorer program undergraduate student virtual programs virtual volunteer Dec 10, 2020

From learning how to make a traditional dish in the Philippines to observing primary care consults at Project Alajuelita, Costa Rica, we offer you a once-in-a-lifetime virtual volunteer opportunity to learn about global health and to serve the medically underserved.

Are you interested in...

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