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Treatment of Worms and Other Parasitic Diseases

This session will be a quick review of common treatments for worms, Chagas disease, Human African Trypanosomiasis and leishmaniasis which are all parasites more common outside of the United States. However with a recent increase in immigrants they are becoming more common in some parts of the United States. The brief discussion of the treatment of each of these infections will include medicatio...

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Case Studies: Applying Principles of Transformational Development in Community Health Evangelism

Transformational Development (TD) and Community Health Evangelism (CHE) are well-established and broadly used approaches with potential to bring profound and lasting impacts on health and agency within communities and within missions. However, participatory learning trainings and open-ended applications may leave missionaries wondering how TD and CHE can be impactful or implementable in a parti...

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6 Types of Christian Medical Missions - Serve Your Call

The field of Christian medical missions continues to grow. The opportunities for those interested in pursuing Christian medical missions are expanding as well.

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How to Become a Missionary

If you’ve wondered about how to become a missionary, it's a noble and necessary call. More than 7,000 people groups still need to hear the story of Jesus.

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Physical Therapy in Medical Missions

Proper education and practice are key in physical therapy medical missions. Teach local patients what to do, empowering them to carry on after they leave.

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Covid 19 Pandemic and the Human Trafficking Crisis: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know

A medical practitioner panel from the CMDA Commission on Human Trafficking will discuss indicators of human trafficking in adults and children, root causes of exploitation, the effects of the pandemic, and tools healthcare providers can use to identify and treat victims.

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Women on Mission

This session focuses on women on mission and will highlight the role of women on mission, the challenges faced and some ways to overcome these challenges. Examples of women on mission in the past as well as present day experiences will be used to bring to life the opportunities and the difficulties as well as the great joys of a woman on mission.

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11 Powerful Missionary Care Packages - Medical Missions

There might be a missionary abroad that you want to inspire as they do God's work. Here's a list of missionary care packages to help you send a gift that matters.

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Working as a Nurse Practitioner Overseas

Nurse practitioners (NPs) have been used in the USA for the last several decades. The increased scope of practice with reimbursement for services has only been since 1997. The rapid expansion of the use of NPs in healthcare and the diversity of opportunities in the USA is a guideline to opportunities for NPs around the world. Exploring and promoting the role of the nurse practitioner in other c...

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Supporting Global Critical Care in Low Middle Income Countries through Medical Education

Medical education has a potentially powerful role in global health. This breakout will explore some ways that medical education can not only support patient care but also resource and research capacity building to better care for critically ill patients in low-middle-income countries.

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