When tasked with writing a blog post that would be published in the middle of November, my first thought was, “Perfect, easy – everyone loves a post that is comforting, moving and inspiring during the season of giving thanks!” When I learned the blog post topic was global health, well … after the last 18 […]
In December 2019, a new health concern began to spread within the city of Wuhan, China. The coming weeks would see a flu-like infection rippling out from its origin point to sweep through China before crossing borders and oceans onto foreign soil.
On March 11, 2020, nearly two months after announcing a global health emergency, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. Caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2, the disease originated in China and has spread to every continent except Antarctica. With this disease being so widespread and an increasing number of cases being detected […]
Global Impact has been working with Vicki Ebert and the Operation Smile team over the past few years to develop a strategy for engaging with workplace giving donors.
If you’re like me, you aren’t even close to accomplishing your new year’s resolutions yet. True, we are only one month in to 2020, so there’s still plenty of time. But, if you resolved to increase your physical fitness and make the world a better place, then boy – do I have a great idea […]
“To alleviate human suffering” – this is what United Methodist Committee on Relief, or UMCOR, aims to accomplish through their global work.
For those of us with easy access to a drugstore on every intersection, it can be hard to imagine that in developing countries, even hospitals often don’t have access to critical medicines and supplies.