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Published Articles / Blogs

Medical Care for Peace Corps Volunteers Delayed

Ex-Volunteers Accuse Peace Corps of Neglect
Produced by Megan Towey

San Francisco Gate Forum: Aug 1, 2014
Response to Trail of Medical Missteps in a Peace Corps Death
Comments by Sue Castle, mother of deceased PCV and others

The New York Times: Dec. 2, 2014
Comments about the Report Faults Care of Peace Corps Volunteer in New York Times. 

The New York Times: July 28, 2014
Letters to the Editor
Comments about the Trail of Medical Missteps in a Peace Corps Death by 
Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Nancy Tongue, and another RPCV

The New York Times: July 26, 2014

Trail of Medical Missteps in a Peace Corps Death
The death of Nick Castle, a 23-year-old volunteer in China, raises serious questions about 
Peace Corps medical care.

Peace Corps Worldwide: February 5, 2014
Blog by John Coyne:
The Founding of Health Justice for Peace Corps Volunteers
by: Nancy Tongue 

Peace Corps Connect/National Peace Corps Association: December, 2013
Forward Momentum on Health Justice for Peace Corps Volunteers
Discussion of meetings with NPCA and meetings on Capitol Hill

Blog by Allison Walkley: March 13, 2013
The Suffering of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers
Illustrating the story of RPCV Meghan Wolf

Worldview Magazine: Spring 2013
A magazine published by the National Peace Corps Association
commentary featuring Felicia Kenney and the Health Justice for Peace Corps Volunteers survey
New York Times: July 20, 2013
FDA Strengthens Warnings on Larium, Anti-Malarial Drug
New black warning on medication commonly prescribed to Peace Corps Volunteers

Newsworks for the Philly region: September 12, 2012
Warnings About Psychological Side Effects of Malaria Drug Larium Grow Louder
 RPCV Patrick McClanahan speaks about his health

Fair Warning: December 12, 2012
Some Volunteers Face Injury Overseas, Indifference at Home
Sick and injured Peace Corps Volunteers discuss health issues and problems getting care upon 
return to the US
Dallas News: December, 2012

Mother Jones: December 13, 2012
Joining the Peace Corps? Don't Get Sick, Whatever You Do
Several RPCVs discuss their struggle to get health care



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