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News & commentary about the global health workforce

Door-to-Door Hypertension Care in Dakar Brings a Pervasive Public Health Problem to Light

Many health workers in Senegal didn’t know what hypertension was or how to treat it—until now.Read more

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The Right Training and Equipment Save Tajik Triplets' Lives

Meet the first surviving triplets in the history of this region of Tajikistan.

SwitchPoint 2019: Day 2

There’s no stopping the changes coming to the development sector. But let’s be smart about them.

SwitchPoint 2019: Day 1

It takes tenacity to work in global health and development. These folks have it.

We Need More Evaluation Criteria for Using Artificial Intelligence in Global Health

Wanted: Your input on a new framework to assess the what, where, and how of using AI in global health.

On the Hill to Advocate for and Honor Health Workers

World Health Worker Week was a time to educate lawmakers on the tremendous impact of frontline health workers.

In Tanzania, Local Champions Are Key to Preventing HIV in Adults

They're the bridge between their neighbors and the information and services that could help end the country's epidemic.

The Journey of Arti Sah, a Midwife in Nepal

“There is nothing bigger than the happiness I feel when a healthy mother leaves with a healthy baby.”

Newborn Plans: Nurse Leader in Ghana Encourages First-Time Teen Moms to Take Charge of Their Lives

Julia is one of countless health workers who go beyond their traditional roles to help clients when, where, and how they need it the most.

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