THINKmd Founder and CEO, Barry Finette (IDHA 33, IDHA Tutor) recently shared news about his organization, which recently won the Innovation into Action Challenge for its clinical assessment tool, MEDSINC, and also formalized a strategic partnership with Save the Children.
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Alumni Reunion: Abdullah Zaman (IDHA 47) and Lejla Hrasnica (IDHA 2, IDHA Alumni Council Chairperson)
Abdullah Zaman (IDHA 47) and Lejla Hrasnica (IDHA 2, IDHA Alumni Council Chairperson) meet in Islamabad.
James Tan (IDHA 44) of Rescue & Relief International recently shared a post with the IIHA: “Remembering the devastated but resilient Nepalese communities that RRI had the privilege of serving and befriending, one year on….”
Matthew Hollingworth (IDHA 1) was featured in an article, “WFP Raises Alarm Over Threats to Fragile Syria Truce” from the DailyMail.com. His comments stress how an end to the ceasefire will exacerbate already existing challenges to accessing vulnerable populations, putting even more lives at risk.
Timo Luege’s (IDHA 21) most recent article “Telecoms cluster strategy emphasizes #Commisaid but raises questions” has been posted on his blog, Social Media for Good and talks about the 2015 Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) goals and how they will attempt to improve humanitarian response efforts by the year 2020.
On March 30th, Pau Vidal, S.J. (IDHA 43), JRS Maban Project Director, and Alvar Sanchez, S.J. (HNTC 8), JRS Maban Education Coordinator, spoke about their work in the intervention of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in northern South Sudan. In the video, Pau emphasizes that “life is not only about a body to be fed, a body to be sheltered but life is also about meaning, learning and preparing for a future.” JRS supports host community members, refugees and internally displaced persons, by providing them with teaching opportunities in subjects ranging from English to social studies.
Patricia Schiavinato (IDHA 39, MIHA), now working for International Organization for Migration IOM, and Anissa Toscano (IDHA 11, IDHA Lecturer), with the UK Department for International Development (DFID), recently met during a cash distribution in Nepal! Anissa was even sporting the famous IDHA cap!