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January 2015

Volunteers4Humanity LIVE with Chuck Leonard

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Dr. Walters from Volunteers4Humanity appears LIVE on the Central Valley Buzz with Chuck Leonard!
Visit or call (559) 326-2158

New Hope?

Reuters reports: On Friday, one of the three worst affected countries will receive 300 doses of experimental Ebola vaccine. The vaccine was developed by GSK. It is rumored that the initial recipients of the experimental vaccine will be the healthcare workers treating Ebola infected patients. According to WHO, the E-plague has infected over 21,000 patients, in nine countries, leaving over 8500 dead. 

Volunteers4Humanity, Live on 1/29/15

We will appear LIVE on the The Central Valley Buzz with Chuck Leonard on January 29th, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. 
We will speak on missions planned for the future, Ebola in West Africa, and volunteer recruitment.
The show is broadcast live on KAIL Channel 53 
(Dish, Direct, U-Verse Ch 53, Comcast Ch 13).

Volunteers4Humanity's discusses future and past missions.

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Volunteers4Humanity Live on Central Valley Business
Volunteers4Humanity appeared Live on Dr. Walling's show. The organization's members discussed past and future missions with a gracious host. Volunteer nursing student Celso, Attorney Kraytcheva, and Nurse Stokes are also in attendance.

Central Valley Talk Interview us! August 17, 2015

Volunteers4Humanity will be interviewed on Let's talk Business. This link will provide access to the live event!           1:00 pm PST/4:00 pm EST at CentralValleyTalk

Pregnancy and Ebola

Ebola and Pregnancy
We have been researching the topic: "Ebola's effect on the pregnant female in West Africa. Initially, we had located sparse literature related to the subject. That being said, recently we have begun to read and hear the real-life saga of being pregnant and having Ebola.  
     According to multiple sources, including the CDC and WHO, it is rare for both the mother and fetus to survivor when infected with Ebola.   Dr. Jamieson, an Ob-Gyn with the CDC, stated through the  Washington Post: “There have been no neonatal survivors.

Cold or Flu?

Currently, NIAID Influenza Clinical Research Studies, there is a need several student volunteers to test several vaccinations. If interested, by volunteering to participate in a clinical study, you too can be inoculated and join the fight against influenza (flu). There is no charge for study-related medical care, including study visits, medications, treatments, and procedures. Volunteers may be compensated for time and travel.Contact the NIH for details!
The following are selected studies being conducted at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

Volunteering helps the volunteer too!

Psychology Today posted an interesting article titled: 7 Ways to Heal and Find Happiness again. Number 6/7 was to volunteer. The author, Preston Ni, believed that you should participate in some meaningful work or service to help your healing process.  Further stating that by reaching out and helping others in greater need than you such as volunteering at a soup kitchen, working with Volunteers4Humanity, or engaging in other types of meaningful work you can potentially realize how fortunate you are. Preston believed that if you let a service fill your heart with love and gratitude, you can achieve a new perspective on life.

UK Nurse's health declines

Nurse Pauline Cafferkey                                       Isolation Unit at The Royal Free Hospital

    The Guardian is reporting that Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey is in critical condition in an isolator unit at The London based Royal Free Hospital. Ms. Cafferkey was one of the 30 NHS volunteers that have flown to Sierra Leone to work in the Red Zone withSave the Children

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Eve to all of humanity. If you decide to sip on your favorite celebratory libation tonight, remember to adhere to these rules.
Volunteers4Humanity's Rules of the Eve: 
1. Selected a designated driver. 
2. Bring money to catch a taxi in case you have had many drinks. 
3. Friends don't let friends drive drunk. 
4. Buzz driving is still drunk driving. 
5. Make sure someone knows your itinerary for this evening.