International Child Care - United States - Health and wholeness for children and families in empowered communities http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news en Cholera Update http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/777 <p>In <a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/01/update-cholera-haiti">January</a> and <a href="http://internationalchildcare.org/node/730">July</a> of 2014, ICC provided you with updates on the cholera epidemic in Haiti.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/777" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0000 Suzanne 777 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org ICC and the Fight Against TB/HIV http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/776 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/776" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/62927_436160538817_6830924_n.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>ICC founders Jim and Virginia Snavely first visited Haiti in 1961 while on vacation. Overwhelmed by the plight of children with active tuberculosis (TB), they returned in 1965. Two years later, GCH opened in Port-au-Prince to care for tubercular children.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/776" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:47:10 +0000 Suzanne 776 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org World Malaria Day http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2015/04/world-malaria-day <p>World Malaria Day will be celebrated on April 25, 2015. On this day the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on the global health community to address major gaps in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2015/04/world-malaria-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:52:28 +0000 Suzanne 775 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org World Immunization Week http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/774 <p>World Immunization Week, which promotes the use and awareness of vaccines to protect against disease, will be celebrated the last week of April from the 24th to the 30th.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/774" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 06 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0000 Suzanne 774 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org Race for Grace 2015 http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2015/03/race-grace-2015 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2015/03/race-grace-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/20040731-r4gpic_edit.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Calling all riders…it is time to get ready for the 9th annual Race for Grace! August 29, 2015 will mark the largest fundraising event for International Child Care this year. For those that have participated in the past, we can’t wait to see you again. For those of you who considering riding, this is a great year to start.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2015/03/race-grace-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:00:00 +0000 Suzanne 773 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org GCH SimLab Means Big Things for Health Education in Haiti http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/772 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/772" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/man2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>International Child Care (ICC) has a long history of&nbsp; leadership in the Haitian health care community. Originating with the founding of Grace Children's Hospital (GCH) in 1967, ICC has developed a reputation for its prominent work with infectious diseases and its high standard of patient care.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/772" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:40:36 +0000 Suzanne 772 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org Spring Appeal 2015 http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/771 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/771" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/799v2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <h2>A glimpse at triumph and tragedy.</h2> <p>Back in October we told you <a href="http://internationalchildcare.org/node/750">the story of Richardson</a>; it is one that is all too typical of children in Haiti. &nbsp;HIV/AIDS are taking the lives of adults and children at alarming rates.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attachment"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/attachments/icc_spr_appeal_final_3.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=228657" title="icc_spr_appeal_final_3.pdf">Spring Appeal 2015</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/771" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:48:37 +0000 Suzanne 771 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org Heart Set On Haiti http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/770 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/770" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/maddy3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Before 20-year-old Madelene ("Maddy") Caruso went to Haiti for the first time in 2012 as part of a Mission Education Encounter Team (MEET), &nbsp;she "envisioned [herself] changing all of these lives." When she returned, she realized the life that had really changed was her own.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/770" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:00:22 +0000 Suzanne 770 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org GCH's 13th Nursing Symposium http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/press-release <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/news/2014/11/press-release" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/ellen2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On November 6th at King's Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Grace Children's Hospital (GCH) participated in the 13th Nursing Symposium for Haitian nursing students. Director of Nursing at GCH Jocelyne Arnoux and ICC USA board member Dr. Ellen Palmer played key leadership roles in the preparation and execution of the symposium.</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/news/2014/11/press-release" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:00:00 +0000 Suzanne 752 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org Pickin' for Haiti http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/769 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-summary-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/node/769" class="imagecache imagecache-summary imagecache-linked imagecache-summary_linked"><img src="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/sites/internationalchildcare.org/files/imagecache/summary/summary/cmumma-3508.jpg" alt="" title="" width="110" height="78" class="imagecache imagecache-summary"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Attention ICC supporters!</p> <p><a href="http://us.internationalchildcare.org/node/769" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:45:00 +0000 Suzanne 769 at http://us.internationalchildcare.org