Fundamental Human Rights and a Standard of Health Emphasized for World Health Day

Each year, on April 7, the World Health Organization (WHO) hosts World Health Day, which spotlights both physical and mental health. This year’s event is meant to recognize nurses and other essential workers, who all work tirelessly, around-the-clock in revolutionizing the healthcare industry. WHO was founded in 1945 and, as one of its first campaigns,…

MedPro International Explorer Q&A – Leniza, Medical Technologist | California

Talk a little bit about your native country and your family. What was it like growing up there? “I am from San Miguel, Bulacan, Philippines. My town is known for its sweet delicacies. I have been married for six years now to my ever-loving husband, Giovanni, and I have a daughter, Giane, who is sweet…

MedPro International Team Member Spotlight: Amiah Haywood, Licensure and Credentialing Guide – East Market

Daily tasks for a licensure and credentialing specialist like Amiah Haywood include juggling numerous projects, like gathering components for state board applications, submitting paperwork to nursing boards, obtaining documents, and scheduling exams, all while keeping foreign-educated healthcare professionals comfortable, informed, and prepared to realize their ‘American Dream’. “It is such a rewarding feeling to communicate…

MedPro International Proudly Denounces Acts of Violence

In the past week, two senseless acts of violence were committed at two Georgia spas and a grocery store in Colorado, which resulted in the unfortunate deaths of a combined 18 people. The eight people who lost their lives in Atlanta included dedicated mothers and hard-working immigrants. In Boulder, the ten people slain ranged from…

Conservation and Action are Key When Observing World Water Day

March 22 is dedicated, annually, as World Water Day, but the clean water situation around the globe is certainly troubling. In what is, without a doubt, our most important resource in maintaining life, water should not be taken for granted, considering there is a staggering number of people around the globe who do not have…

Ways to Promote a Good Night’s Sleep in Observance of World Sleep Day

The third week in March is reserved, annually, for raising awareness for sleep deprivation, but March 19, itself, marks World Sleep Day, which further emphasizes the importance in getting and maintaining regular sleep for optimal health. The annual event, which was first recognized in 2008, is meant to serve as a call to action in…

CDC Announces Guidelines for Those Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Per an announcement from the White House COVID-19 Response Team, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has presented its new guidelines for fully vaccinated people reentering society and coexisting with those who have yet to be vaccinated. People who are fully vaccinated, according to the CDC, are considered those who are two weeks…

Countrywide Ad Campaign Launches to Encourage Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19

A new sweeping ad campaign encouraging COVID-19 vaccinations has launched as numerous organizations, in conjunction with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), have joined the cause to help skeptical Americans get vaccinated. The new campaign, which was introduced with an associated Q&A website, GetVaccineAnswers.org, will serve as the largest education public ad in…

The Top 10 Things to Do in Arizona

Are you heading to Arizona upon moving to the United States? Prepare yourself because your weekends will be riddled with adventure and sights to behold! The state is conveniently located in the ‘heartland of the American southwest’, featuring charming and colorful small towns and buildings, as well as vibrant large cities and plenty of outdoors-related…

Promoting Optimal Kidney Health and Helping Raise Awareness on World Kidney Day

Having launched in 2006, World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of your kidneys. The day plays host to numerous worldwide screenings and educational seminars as to the risk factors of kidney disease and preventative measures to combat it as well. The mission is simple, to raise awareness of the importance of…