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: 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 »
September 2015: WiRED Salutes Magdalyne Odhiso Onglinjo
Magdalyne Odhiso Onglinjo has done her homework, and it has paid off for her — and for her community. Because of all she has learned about health, she has earned a platinum certificate from WiRED International’s Certificate Program. She has taken 47 WiRED health education courses and has passed all the tests with a grade of 80% or higher. Read more »
||Recipient of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health 2009
Organizational Public Health Hero Award. Read more >
Click here to watch the award ceremony video.