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Raising Awareness: World Suicide Prevention Day costa rica ecuador fimrc staff highlight foundations in global health mental health peru project alajuelita project anconcito project bududa project la merced uganda world suicide prevention day Sep 10, 2020
Since 2003, September 10th marks World Suicide Prevention Day in which initiatives are taken to raise awareness and take action to prevent suicide across the globe. According to the International Association for Suicide Prevention, suicide is among the top 20 leading causes of death...
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Virtual Volunteers Share What It’s Like to Make a Global Impact From Home costa rica dominican republic foundations in global health global health global health essentials graduate student high school student peru project alajuelita project bududa project huancayo project restauración student explorer program uganda undergraduate student virtual programs virtual volunteer Jul 02, 2020

For the past few months, our Virtual Volunteer Programs have been creating opportunities to make a lasting impact on FIMRC’s sites and the communities we serve while volunteering from home. Since our virtual programs first started, we’ve had volunteers from all backgrounds join us,...

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Questions about Volunteering from Home? We’ve Got Answers! costa rica foundations in global health global health essentials graduate student high school student medical professional medical student project alajuelita project bududa student explorer program uganda undergraduate student virtual programs virtual volunteer Jun 18, 2020

At FIMRC, we are known by partners, students, and all our volunteers for our ethical, grassroots programs that ensure all our volunteers have a meaningful and impactful experience on-site. We offer opportunities to learn how to diagnose, treat, and prevent some of the greatest global issues of...

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From Building On-Site Programs to Creating a Virtual Volunteer Platform: Q&A with FIMRC CEO Meredith Welsh careers in global health costa rica covid-19 fimrc staff highlight global health peru project alajuelita project bududa project huancayo uganda virtual programs virtual volunteer Apr 16, 2020

Interested in global health volunteer opportunities or a career in global health? We recently spoke with our very own CEO, Meredith Welsh, about her career path, FIMRC’s amazing evolution since we first started in 2002, and how our organization is innovating by creating virtual volunteer...

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Cosas que Aprendí en el Voluntariado en Costa Rica con FIMRC costa rica ethical volunteering ghvp global health graduate student medical student project alajuelita volunteer experience Feb 11, 2020

Daniela Harguindeguy (@medtoonrd), una estudiante de medicina de la República Dominicana, recientemente  trabajó como voluntaria con FIMRC en el Proyecto Alajuelita, Costa Rica. Como nuestra primera ganadora de una beca por los redes sociales, Daniela comparte su experiencia...

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Juana's Story: Accessing Medical Care as a Nicaraguan Refugee blog clinical observations community stories costa rica fimrc programs project alajuelita volunteer Aug 08, 2019

Volunteers who serve at Project Alajuelita in Costa Rica are often inspired by the patients seen at the FIMRC clinic. Witnessing the resilience that our community members have is a profound experience. One patient in particular has been a source of inspiration for staff, community members, and...

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Undergraduate and Graduate Student Volunteers Bring Invaluable Skills and Perspectives to Global Health Programs costa rica ethical volunteering global health graduate student medical rotation program medical student nicaragua peru project alajuelita project bududa project huancayo project limón sihf summer international health fellowship uganda undergraduate student volunteer experience Mar 25, 2019

Jessica Southern recently transitioned to a new role as Key Relations Manager at FIMRC HQ after spending more than seven years as Field Operations Manager at Project Limón, Nicaragua. Jessica is sharing her insights on the value of partnerships since she took on this new role.  

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8 Ways to Make an Ethical Impact Abroad blog costa rica dominican republic ecuador ethical volunteering fimrc chapters ghvp india nicaragua peru project alajuelita project anconcito project bududa project huancayo project kodaikanal project la merced project limón project restauración uganda volunteer Mar 29, 2018

When considering traveling for an international volunteer trip, we believe there's a right way to do it! There are many options for individuals eager to make a difference abroad. We have compiled a list of eight ethical practices to consider before serving overseas to keep your efforts...

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Plot Twists on a Pre-Health Track blog costa rica fimrc alumni fimrc chapters ghnf nicaragua project alajuelita project bududa project limón public health travel nursing uganda volunteer volunteer experience Dec 27, 2017
At risk of coming on way too strong, I’m going to start this off by saying that I would not be the same person if it were not for my involvement in FIMRC.
 
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This is not an infomercial in the form of a blog for some lifetime guarantee that FIMRC will improve your life, and...

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