[Health] Partners in Health & International Medical Corps
mmatsuza at hsph.harvard.edu
Tue May 6 08:10:56 EDT 2008
I haven't heard from Jim Kim but SJ, Anna, and I talked to several people from Partners in Health about a month ago.
SJ -- want to update?
>>> "Chris Leonard" <cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com> 05/06/08 2:12 AM >>>
Partners in Health Mika <http://wiki.laptop.org/go/User:Mika> contacted Jim
Yom Kim. Hasn't heard back in a while. He may be a bit too busy to get
involved at this point. February, 2008
On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 1:46 AM, Arjun Sarwal <arjun at laptop.org> wrote:
> I remember somewhat off the top of my head that you did tell me about
> contacting some organization some time back. Was it any of these ?
> On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 9:42 AM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 11:37 AM, Tom Boonsiri <tom.boonsiri at gmail.com>
> > > Has anyone made contact with the following groups?
> > >
> > > Partners in Health (PIH): Fight to bring healthcare equity worldwide
> > > and mobilize awareness of health in prevalent and treatable health
> > > issues. PIH brings a type of community based care to struggling
> > > populations worldwide mainly through healthcare provider/clinician
> > > training for work in certain regional areas. Focus centers exist in
> > > South America, USA, Africa, Russia. NOTE: We should definitely find
> > > substantial contact information from this group, especially health
> > > clinicians well versed with problems we might face or need to
> > I have had previous contact with Paul Farmer, who expressed interest
> > in telemedicine. We can now talk to them about many more FOSS health
> > applications. When I e-mailed PIH headquarters to suggest a
> > partnership, I didn't get a response. This would be a good time to try
> > again through our wider network.
> > > International Medical Corps (IMC): Nonprofit, global group dedicated
> > > to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training
> > > and relief and development programs. Its mission is to improve the
> > > quality of life through health interventions and related activities
> > > that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.
> > > Includes thousands of trained medical staff. Primary focus in
> > > disaster relief it seems, but also sustaining improved health care
> > > way of life after such an event for the long term. NOTE: Key group to
> > > contact may be Health Technical Unit (HTU). They seem to be the
> > > that evaluates new ideas with respect to IMC's technical/medical
> > > capability. They may have strong medical/engineering staff.
> > Sounds good. I don't know them.
> > How about Médecins sans Frontières?
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