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For humanitarian, path to far corners of the world began at UHCL

July 05, 2018

Two weeks after they learned new emergency care protocols, medical staffers at the teaching hospital in Gondar, Ethiopia, were put to the ultimate test: save a patient in cardiac arrest. The patient survived. For University of Houston-Clear Lake alumna Roxane Richter, it’s moments such as these that make her life’s choices worthwhile. “Not every day, but on days like this, when we have a great ‘save,’ it makes all the sacrifices of living apart from family, friends and ‘Western life’ comforts worth it.”

Why women are more likely than men to die in natural disasters

October 12, 2017

U.S. officials should learn from past trends and anticipate uneven outcomes so it can develop a more effective response for future calamities.

Health Officials in Kumasi Demonstrate Emergency Preparedness

April 05, 2017

The Department of Nursing at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the Emergency Medicine Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) have organised a simulation exercise at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, to test the emergency preparedness of health officials to handle emergency situations...

KATH: Mass Accident Emergency Stimulation Training Held

March 15, 2017

Houston-based nonprofit World Missions Possible is no stranger to West Africa – leading eight volunteer teams of Houston-based doctors and nurses to bring medical care to over 4,200 patients in remote and rural West African villages. But now one of its partners, Wellbodi Alliance in Sierra Leone, is fighting a rare, but fatal, enemy: The Ebola virus.

Local Nonprofit, World Missions Possible, Invites Houstonians to Help “BOOT OUT EBOLA” in Sierra Leone

August 31, 2014

Houston-based nonprofit World Missions Possible is no stranger to West Africa – leading eight volunteer teams of Houston-based doctors and nurses to bring medical care to over 4,200 patients in remote and rural West African villages. But now one of its partners, Wellbodi Alliance in Sierra Leone, is fighting a rare, but fatal, enemy: The Ebola virus.

Non-Profit Leads Volunteer Mission in Sierra Leone

September 23, 2014

As co-founder of World Missions Possible, Roxane Richter often invokes a quote by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in healthcare is the most shocking and inhumane." That statement sums up what the non-profit organization has been doing since 2001.

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center Medical Staff Donates

September 19, 2012

The Medical Staff of Clear Lake Regional Medical Center recently donated $10,000 to World Missions Possible (WMP) to help fund an upcoming humanitarian trip.

Alumna Puts Degree to Work Helping Others

August 18, 2010

University of Houston-Clear Lake alumna Roxane Richter knows what it's like to do small things with great love. The saying, adopted from Mother Teresa, is the motto of the medical nonprofit World Missions Possible where Richter is currently president.

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