6 Pillars of Sustainable Development

We often intertwine the word development with progress but the question is, is it sustainable? We now begin to understand that not all development is progress. Some of them are a step backward when you consider the long term perspective of development. Overtime, we’ve converted agricultural lands to the industrial and commercial establishment because we think it is what will …

Our Projects Make the World a Better Place

How Our Projects Make a Difference in the World InEmpathy is based on the fact that considering all the available resources, poverty should have been eliminated. Ever since it was established, inEmpathy has concentrated its efforts on health care and eldercare, all the while taking children vulnerability into account as well. Income inequality is one of the paramount social problems. …

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4 Ways Telemedicine is Helping Charitable Institutions

Charity work is not an easy task. You must give service to people that need you the most and device ways for help to reach them. Health is an essential aspect of life; thus, many charitable institutions focus on this aspect. One of the challenges of bringing charitable work closer to people in need is inaccessibility. Some places are located …

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Climate Action: How Trees can Save us from Climate Change

There is no denying that the world is experiencing climate change. We might be in different parts of the world, but we’re sure you’ve noticed the changes. From much stronger weather disturbances to unbearably higher temperatures to melting of ice in the North and South pole to animal extinction, all these are just some of the effects of climate change. …

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Improving Global Health

Everyone should understand that global health is essential in terms of study, research, and the practice of medicine. It is a process that allows different parties, both public and private, to identify gaps and improve health and health care worldwide.   Importance of Global Health   Global health is a critical aspect in terms of ensuring the safety of every …

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How Healthcare Status Affects Quality of Life

Healthcare and quality of life go hand-in-hand when it comes to social and lifestyle assessment. Specifically, there is such a thing as health-related quality of life which is composed of the different dimensions of life. These dimensions include the emotional, mental, physical, and social aspects of the life of a person. Health care on the other hand has its focus …

How We Can Reduce Global Health Disparities

In a world where a billion people live in extreme poverty, global health disparities are a pressing concern. On one side, we have a pipeline of known life-saving technologies and knowledge, and on the other side, we have millions, billions even of people who don’t have access to them. What we lack is the system to deliver that care to …

The Most Common Causes of Death in Developing Countries

Knowing the causes of death in developing countries is extremely important at assessing the effectiveness of a country’s health care system. The statistics help authorities determine whether they are focusing on the right health programs. For example, if a country notices an increase in deaths caused by diabetes, then the authorities may want to consider programs which promote a healthy …

What Can Be Done to Improve Health in Developing Countries

Avoidable health problems such as infectious diseases, malnutrition and complications of childbirth are extremely common in developing countries. Unfortunately, there is still a large gap between poor and richer people which reflect different socioeconomic constraints faced by the population of these countries. Despite this, there is some good news though – we can all get involved to improve health in …

Improving Global Healthcare Is a Shared Responsibility

From big corporations and governments down to you and me, improving global healthcare is everyone’s responsibility. We live in a world where trade, travel and technology are continually dissolving traditional national borders, making us more connected. It’s time to think in the same terms of togetherness not only to cure or treat diseases throughout the world, but also to improve the delivery of health …