Disaster response is not the primary work of NDs, who focus on more sustainable health initiatives.
However, sometimes disaster strikes. On April 24, 2015, an earthquake struck Nepal – its epicenter very close to where NMSA intern, Erin Moore ND, had just settled in her adopted home- a village called Karmidanda, 4 hours travel outside of Kathmandu, to lead a participatory development project.
The village was largely destroyed. There are many dead and critically injured. When last heard from, Erin was providing first aid on a mountainside. This village will need help. Dr. Erin Moore will need help.
Naturopathic medicine responded to the earthquake in Haiti, after hurricane Katrina and annually serve the poverty stricken coal mining communities in Virginia. We are asking for your support now.
Please consider donating $10 (or more) to assist in getting emergency supplies to help during this Nepal Earthquake disaster. DONATE NOW
Many NMSA students and alumni are involved with global health efforts that are strengthening communities and providing quality primary care to the underserved around the world. Below is a sample of the many global health organizations that utilize naturopathic medicine as part of their sustainable global health work.
Foundation for Integrated Medicine in Africa : www.fimafrica.org
Health Bridges International : http://hbint.org/
Health For Every Living Person Foundation (H.E.L.P) www.thehelpfoundation.ca
Mama Baby Haiti www.mamababyhaiti.org
Natural Doctors International : www.NDImed.org
Nature Quest India http://www.naturequestindia.com/
Naturopaths International http://www.naturopathsinternational.org