03 MayA New Pear-spective Update


As our departure date approaches, we have been reflecting on how fortunate we are to have the chance to work with the community in Guangaje, Ecuador. The Timmy team has already established strong partnerships in the region, and we plan to leverage our knowledge to help them to deliver quality healthcare.

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23 AprAMA Kicks-off 2018 Global Health Challenge for Medical Students and Residents to Help Underserved Patients Abroad


Physicians-in-training and other health profession students are encouraged to submit essays before the May 14 contest deadline

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03 AprThe Cycle of Care in Xeabaj, Guatemala


Xeabaj is a small indigenous Maya-Quiche community in the Western Highlands of Solola, Guatemala. In 1992, few students finished middle school, but Lorenzo Guachiac was motivated to change this reality for himself, his siblings and his community

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21 MarStay Healthy When Flying Long Distances


Simple tips to stay healthy in the air. 

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09 MarWhat to Do and Not Do Before Traveling Internationally


We know preparing for departure can be stressful, so we want to put your mind at ease. Here’s a simplified list of what to do and not do before traveling internationally.

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23 FebAmerican Medical Association Global Health Challenge contest begins


Essay and video contest for pre-med students, allied health students, medical students, and residents interested in global health. Winning team receives a trip with Timmy Global Health.

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13 FebSpring break trends, tips for 2018


While beach destinations remain popular for spring break, travel agents say customers are also demanding unique cultural experiences and active outdoorsy adventures.

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06 FebA Student’s Guide to Studying Abroad


Study abroad programs are excellent ways to see the world and acquire international knowledge beyond the classroom. Here are some quick tips when choosing your ideal landing spot!

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23 JanWinners of the 2017 MPA Global Health Challenge share their story


This is team “A New Pear-spective” signing onto our new blog. We invite you to check-in often and share in our experiences.

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08 JanWhy You Need Travel Medical Insurance Now More than Ever


The number of international tourists has increased substantially in 2017. Before you take the plunge and head to a new country, are you aware of the obstacles you may face?

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