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World Health Day blog global health who world health day Apr 07, 2021

World Health Day

World Health Day is celebrated each year on April 7th, a day of celebration to commemorate the First Health Assembly held back in 1948. World Health Day is aimed to create awareness surrounding prevalent health themes and highlights priority areas of concern for the World...

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World Tuberculosis Day blog dominican republic fimrc programs global health hiv project bududa project restauraci├│n 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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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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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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FIMRC Virtual Chapter Trip Opportunities blog fimrc chapters foundations in global health global health global health essentials graduate student high school student student explorer program undergraduate student virtual programs virtual volunteer Nov 06, 2020

INTRODUCING FIMRC’S VIRTUAL CHAPTER TRIPS

Have you been wondering how you can continue working with your FIMRC Chapter even during school break? Then our Virtual Chapter Trip program is perfect for you! 

FIMRC offers winter and spring break virtual trips exclusively to those...

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FIMRC Celebrates World Values Day fimrc family global health virtual programs world values day Oct 15, 2020

WORLD VALUES DAY

This year, October 15th marks World Values Day, a day in which we are asked to acknowledge that which is important to us. This day asks those around the world to showcase their values, the beliefs that make up the foundation of our everyday decision making, and how we show up...

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Travel Restrictions Have Put Global Nonprofits Near Extinction covid-19 fimrc family global health virtual programs virtual volunteer Oct 06, 2020

In 2019, FIMRC had 1,020 volunteers travel to our 10 project sites around the world. In 2020, that number halted at 163. This rapid decline in volunteers decreased FIMRC’s revenue by 84%. As a global nonprofit, FIMRC relies heavily on mostly Americans and Canadians donating thousands of...

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Virtual Volunteer Projects Make a Lasting Impact dominican republic global health peru philippines project cavite project huancayo project restauraci├│n virtual programs virtual volunteer Aug 21, 2020
 

In today’s world,  almost everything has gone virtual, including international volunteerism, but what does being a virtual volunteer really mean? When you join one of FIMRC’s virtual volunteer programs, it means that you will make a direct impact at a FIMRC...

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Health Disparities and Race 101: Breaking Down Common Terminologies global health health equity virtual programs virtual volunteer Aug 10, 2020

Addressing implicit bias, especially in healthcare, can seem like a daunting task. As an organization dedicated to providing improved access to healthcare for children and families around the world, we are committed to addressing issues of health disparities head-on with our staff, volunteers,...

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FIMRC Internships Help Volunteers Discover Their Passion and Path to a Career in Global Health fimrc internship global health project bududa uganda virtual programs virtual volunteer Jul 08, 2020

Grace Sternklar spent eight months as a global health intern at FIMRC Project Bududa, Uganda. Even though we don’t currently have volunteers at our sites because of the COVID-19 pandemic, medical professionals, students, and recent graduates can still make an impact through our Virtual...

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