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Medical Volunteers

Have Research Ethics Committees Got It Wrong? A New Study Looks at What Participants in Medical Research Actually Want

Tim Spector | Posted 05.24.2015 | Science
Tim Spector

Traditionally, the "gold standard" of informed consent for participation in medical research entails that participants need to consent to every new research study, which means that they need to be contacted and re-consented each time.

As Ebola Medical Aid Increases, Will Workers Be Protected?

Andre Bourque | Posted 12.30.2014 | World
Andre Bourque

There's a rapid increase in the number of doctors and aid workers volunteering to serve in the nations hit hardest by the Ebola epidemic. Will these volunteers be protected by the aid organizations, or left to fend for themselves?

Local Medical Volunteers Describe Chaos, Tragedy, Resiliency In Haiti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Members of the group, Little by Little, spoke Monday of what they saw as they urged Americans to open their hearts and wallets to help a people they d...

A Global Model for Health Care

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

Imagine a world in which even the remotest inhabitants have access to good health care. That's the vision of Health for Humanity, an international, non-profit, Baha'i-inspired organization in Illinois.