By DonaJayne Potts The head of ophthalmology at Loma Linda University Health assembled a team of cataract surgeons to perform corrective eye surgeries in Fiji, a country where vision care and glasses are limited and procedures to restore eyesight aren’t common.
Global Healthcare Conference shares leadership and governance education to international healthcare leaders
By Larry Becker More than 300 Seventh-day Adventist healthcare leaders from 44 countries attended the eighth Global Healthcare Conference, one of Loma Linda University Health’s ongoing international initiatives that support the development of the church’s healthcare institutions in developing countries around the world.
By Larry Becker A new School of Behavioral Health program offering pediatric nurses from the People’s Republic of China the opportunity to complete training as Child Life Specialists launched in Fall 2017. The new program is an outgrowth of a four-year series of education exchange visits the School of Behavioral Health faculty members and students have made to the Zhejiang University Children’s Hospital (ZUCH), introducing nurses there to the benefits and value of child life services.
World Affairs Council to host event to examine social media persuasion in the Middle East at Centennial Complex August 29
Loma Linda University Health is co-sponsoring the August 29 World Affairs Council Inland Southern California event “Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism.”
By DonaJayne Potts Two nurse leadership management residents saw firsthand how Loma Linda University Health has positively influenced the quality of patient care at partner site Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital (SRRSH) in Hangzhou, China. In January of 2018, Crystal Robinson, RN and Silvi Cuizon, RN, traveled to SRRSH to assist in lectures and patient safety evaluations. The trip fulfilled an elective international rotation requirement for the resident’s Nurse Leadership Residency program.
By DonaJayne Potts Two Loma Linda University dentists teamed up for the sixth year in a row to bring healthy smiles to the underserved children and families of Trona, California.
International visiting nurse professional, Ouyang “Apple” Xiaoping, RN, a medical oncology specialist, nurse educator and charge nurse from Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital (SRRSH) in Hangzhou, China was recently honored with the DAISY Award. The DAISY Award recognizes and celebrates nurses who provide extraordinary, compassionate and skillful care every day. These nurses are nominated by leaders, co-workers, patients and families.
Global Conversations on April 12 examines ‘Cultural Humility’ — how we engage patients and communities
The Loma Linda University Health Global Health Institute will host a Global Conversations lunch and learn seminar entitled “Cultural Humility: Implications on How We Engage Patients and Communities” on Thursday, Apr. 12, at 12-1p.m. at the Wong Kerlee International Conference Center – Jesse Room. The event will include a presentation from assistant vice president for community partnerships Juan Carlos Belliard, PhD, MPH.
Former Ambassador to Pakistan - and Southern California native - Cameron Munter visited Riverside last week for an event hosted by the World Affairs Council. KVCR's Benjamin Purper was there and has this report. By Benjamin Purper
Sabbath morning worship focuses on Loma Linda University’s legacy of mission By Ansel Oliver Saturday morning worship services at One Homecoming underscored the contributions of healthcare professionals that often go unnoticed. Randy Roberts, DMin, vice president for spiritual life and mission, who delivered the sermon during the church service at Drayson Center, likened the work of humble people as extras in a movie—not famous stars, but most of the movement on screen, even if less noticed.
When you travel on a regular basis, it’s not unusual for luggage to wear down. When a suitcase is no longer useful, that’s when you’ll probably start looking for new bag. But what should you do with the old one? Don’t throw it away… Your used and unwanted luggage is needed! The Global Health Institute’s Suitcase Express program sends much needed medical supplies and equipment to international mission hospitals and clinics via traveling LLUH employees, students and volunteers. The Need:
Loma Linda University students are invited to join Students for International Mission Service (SIMS) for an evening worship service, international food, fun and sharing. This year's International Mission Vespers will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018, from 6-8pm at the Drayson Center - Hammock Hangout. Co-hosted by the Global Health Institute at Loma Linda University Health.
GHI to host seminar on global snakebite epidemic Film screening, panelists to address ignored health crisis; live snake exhibit
School of Allied Health Professions professor Ardis Wazdatskey, left, picks up a ‘Give to a Giver’ Christmas care package box to fill from Global Health Institute employee Angeli Yutuc, right, and student worker, Karen Hernandez, center. ‘Give to a Giver’ project brings holiday cheer to 55 missionary families serving overseas By DonaJayne Potts
By Ansel Oliver Loma Linda University was one of three universities that participated in a panel discussion last week about immigrant students who were once covered by the United States’ Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy.
Thursday, November 16, 6-8pm at the Drayson Center Hammock Hangout. We will be announcing our upcoming 2017-2018 International Mission Service Trips.
Download International SOS Membership Overview for LLUH employees and students.
Loma Linda University Health released a qualitative study of health education experiences and self-management practices among patients with type 2 diabetes at Malamulo Adventist Hospital in Thyolo District, Malawi. Read Article Here
By DonaJayne Potts There are no cars, no roads, just the river that connects them Loma Linda University students connect while providing health education to Brazil’s remote villages along the Amazon River
In Haiti, Adventist hospital’s lab manager increases patient laboratory visits by 800% Philippines native working through Adventist Health International to improve lab quality By DonaJayne Potts
LLUH Nursing Staff Mentors one of Malawi’s First Intensive Care Unit Nurses African nurse takes part in the International Professional Program to improve patient care in Malawi By DonaJayne Potts
Global Conversations: International SOS Close to 60 Loma Linda University Health employees and students attended a Global Conversations seminar entitled “International SOS: Travel Safe — How to Mitigate Travel Risk for Health Care Professionals,” on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.