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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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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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Falling in Love with Public Health blog dominican republic fimrc staff highlight project restauraci├│n public health Aug 30, 2019

Our next FIMRC alumni blog post comes from Joe South, who helped open FIMRC’s site at Project Restauración, Dominican Republic in 2012 and served as our Field Operations Manager (FOM) there until 2014. Read on to learn more about Joe’s unexpected path to a career in public...

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Beyond Good Intentions: Responsible Volunteerism blog ethical volunteering fimrc programs fimrc staff highlight peru project la merced Apr 19, 2018

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Throughout our 15 years of serving communities abroad, we have seen many sides of global health and community development. We have also seen a growing awareness of ethical practices relevant to international service work. Check out this article: “Advice to Parachuting Docs: Think...

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An Inside Look: Project Alajuelita blog costa rica fimrc staff highlight project alajuelita Apr 27, 2017

It's incredible to work with such passionate and dedicated staff at each and every project site. Their hearts are grounded within their communities, and they are motivated by the very patients they help. Watch the video below to learn more about Project Alajuelita and its impact...

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