Our Stories

  • Racial Inequities and Public Health Resources

    Throughout our history here at Timmy Global Health, we have worked to address health disparities around the globe caused by social injustice. Now, we are once again witnessing similar systematic failures in the United States. Over the last week, we have observed the marginalization, harm, and generational discrimination towards our Black communities. We cannot be silent during these moments of

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  • COVID-19: Caring For Loved Ones With a Positive Diagnosis

    Learning to navigate the new normal has taken a toll on both people and businesses as we get acclimated to living life with a virus we know so little about. The tasks of adjusting can become even more daunting if family members are diagnosed with COVID-19.    Due to COVID being extremely transmittable the chances of being exposed, infected, or

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  • COVID-19: Pregnancy During the Pandemic

    Having a baby is a beautiful, life-changing experience that brings with it many tasks and emotions as expectant parents prepare for the arrival of a newborn. Those tasks may become even more overwhelming as moms across the country adjust to pregnancy during the pandemic.    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention due to the novelty of COVID-19

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  • Covid-19: Defeating Boredom

    It’s been weeks since states first issued stay-at-home orders that changed the “normal” many of us were accustomed to. The postponement of concerts, closing of nonessential businesses and the cancellation of other events have left many of us with more free time then we know what to do with.   As the pandemic sweeps across the US many measures have

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  • COVID-19 Social Distancing Tips

    Social Distancing Tips   If you’re accustomed to socializing frequently or even only a few times a week, limiting yourself to little to no contact with others may seem incredibly difficult. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials have advised to maintain a social distance of 6 feet or more to slow the spread of the virus. Officials claim if

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  • COVID-19 Statement

    Please click here for our TGH COVID-19 response document.

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  • New from the field: specialty care for teen with rare genetic disease

    We recently led a physical therapy specialty brigade in January to the Dominican Republic. Among the volunteers was Dr. Brittney Millspaugh Storms, PT, DPT, MBA, NCS, who is a professor at Indiana State University. This was her 3rd time participating on a Timmy Trip to the Dominican Republic.    During her first trip, she practiced alongside general medical professionals on

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  • New from the Field: Long-term Partnerships for Long-term Health

    While primary care is growing more accessible through local health systems in many places where we work, specialty care remains limited, and very difficult to attain for many families living in impoverished or remote communities. This month, we partnered with Hospital Padre Carollo in Quito and Medical Missions for Children, who come to Quito twice a year to perform free

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