After treating 3,000 patients during a three-week mission to parts of the Philippines ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan, a disaster response team from Massachusetts General Hospital returned to Boston this week. A news team from WCVB Channel 5 Boston interviewed members […]
Aiming to address primary care and reproductive health issues arising from Typhoon Haiyan, a second team of MGH volunteers is bound for the Philippines.
Victims of Typhoon Haiyan have lined up by the hundreds to seek care and medications from an MGH disaster response team dispatched to the island nation.
On Monday, Nov. 18, a Mass General medical team arrived in the Philippines to support relief operations in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. The team is coordinating with the United Nations to determine where the need for its expertise is […]
After two tours of Iraq with the U.S. Army, Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, went to Uganda in search of an elusive and deadly medical foe: malaria.
Finding solutions to global health problems affecting some of the world’s poorest regions is a key goal of CAMTech, says Elizabeth Bailey, director of the Mass General-based organization.
One Ugandan pediatrician’s battle against an often fatal neonatal breathing problem shows how hack-a-thons organized by the MGH-based Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) are generating new solutions for pressing global health challenges.
Carolyn O’Gorman of Winchester, Mass., has never been to Uganda. But she feels compelled to raise money for a new Massachusetts General Hospital initiative to buy maternity supplies to stock a large hospital there. Her motivation: She is the mother […]
Every 15 seconds, a child dies from malaria. This disease has been eradicated in the United States, but it remains a serious global health problem. Massachusetts General Hospital is leading the way in malaria research with a groundbreaking study that aims to find a cure.
What happens when you reduce the practice of medicine to the barest of essentials? Stuart Harris, MD, MFA, knows.