October 2015: Vaccination Key as Flu Season Begins Worldwide

Flu season typically occurs between October and May. Have you gotten your flu shot yet? “Get vaccinated,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden, M.D., said. “That's the best way to protect yourself, your family and your community against flu.” Read more »



October 2015: Cases of MERS and Chikungunya Continue to Rise Rapidly Worldwide

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report upticks in global cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV). Read more »



September 2015: WiRED and the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation honor Mesothelioma Awareness Day, September 26, 2015, by launching their partnership

WiRED International’s mission is to bring vital medical and health education, free of charge, to underserved communities around the world. WiRED’s health education library of modules geared toward medical professionals, health care workers, and grass roots audiences numbers more than 300. WiRED International recently has forged a partnership with the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to develop educational modules on mesothelioma, a deadly cancer affecting the lungs, the peritoneal space, the heart, and/or the testicles, primarily caused by exposure to asbestos. Read more »



September 2015: Translators without Borders Salutes WiRED

Translators without Borders just wrote an article on WiRED! Check it out here!



September 2015: Berkeley Student Applies WiRED Programs to Community Outreach in South Africa

When Berkeley graduate student Thabani Nyoni went to Capetown, South Africa, to do a summer research project, he took WiRED International’s health education modules with him. Thabani, who first heard about WiRED at Berkeley, said he was “keen to be a part of this great health education program.” Read more »






Recipient of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health 2009
Organizational Public Health Hero Award. Read more >
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