White Male Suicide: The Exception to Privelege

BY LAURA MICHAEL A boy poses in a picture for suicide awareness day. Although raising awareness through days like this are very important, initiatives to counter the societal flaws that lead to high suicide rates and to target subsets of the population, like white middle aged men, that have high suicide rates must be viewed … Continue reading White Male Suicide: The Exception to Privelege

Burns in Peru: A Neglected Global Health Crisis

BY RACHEL PERLER This summer, I interned at ANIQUEM (Asociación de Ayuda al Niño Quemado), a Peruvian NGO that is working to change the national approach to burn injuries and their care. The organization was founded in 1999 by a pair of doctors from Lima with the mission to reduce the prevalence of burn accidents in … Continue reading Burns in Peru: A Neglected Global Health Crisis