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Follow the efforts and activities of the many global humanitarian acupuncture organizations that share our mission. Contact Us if you would like to add your organization to our list.
Notable Stories From Previous Years
Haiti: An Acupuncture Ambassador Report: Michelle Ladue, L.Ac. went to Haiti with Naturopathic Relief Clinic for Haitian Earthquake Survivors. Read More
Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine (SIOM) is launching a new master
of acupuncture degree (M.Ac.)in Spring 2012. The innovative program is
designed to cultivate acupuncturists who can work in a variety of public
health clinical settings... Read More.
GAHP announces Spring & Summer 2012 trips! See Schedule
Acupuncturists Without Borders
As a strategic partner we would like to feature some of the work of AWB here in the U.S. Read More.
Remote Area Medical (RAM) Started by Stan Brock flies healthcare to people in need. Read More.
Borders being opened for Humanitarian Healthcare
Israel reverses decision denying entry to British-Palestinian humanitarian Doctor. Read More.
Doctors Battle Psychological Trauma in Dadaab Refugee Camps
In humanitarian crises, the immediate focus is often on providing food, shelter and medical treatment to those in need. But in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camps, there is a small but concerted effort to help treat the psychological trauma suffered by refugees who have fled a lifetime of conflict. Read More.
Acupuncture on a Navy Ship
Acupuncture was added to the PP12 mission in Vietnam and will be offered
to patients and crewmembers aboard the Military Sealift Command
hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), currently off the coast of Vinh. Read More
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
IRC seeks funding to help Syrian refugees. Read More