Moved by the plight of children in an African cancer clinic, an American teenager raises funds and travels back to Uganda to launch a new art and music therapy program.
By developing a simple device to prevent postpartum bleeding, a Mass General team seeks a sustainable solution for a deadly global problem.
MGH researchers have developed a smartphone device that can diagnose cancer and, in the process, reduce patients’ anxiety and improve access to care.
A team from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery travels annually to Colombia to offer critically-needed treatment to children who would otherwise not receive care.
In the hours after the second Nepal earthquake, the preparation of Mass General volunteers made a huge difference for patients who needed their help.
An eye-opening journey to Uganda last year inspired high school freshman James Mooney to return with a plan to raise awareness for children with cancer by recruiting students to run in a colorful race.
Mass General’s teams of emergency responders have returned home after bringing expert medical care to the victims of the devastating Nepal earthquakes.
Making swift diagnosis and treatment decisions with little information is among the issues faced by doctors and nurses responding to the Nepal earthquake.
In the wake of the Nepal earthquake, a team of Mass General doctors and nurses, many veterans of global disaster response, has gone to care for the injured.
With two of its doctors already treating Nepal earthquake victims, Mass General responds to a call for more highly skilled disaster volunteers.