It takes both knowledge and courage to seek out complex HIV care. These counselors offer both.
Why, despite the risks of home birth and the benefits of institutional delivery, are most women in Ethiopia still giving birth at home?
This World AIDS Day, let's celebrate the health workers.
As we enter the holiday season, some lucky families will enjoy bountiful tables. But many will not.
By developing a more rational division of labor among HIV/AIDS health workers in developing countries, we can go a long way in “Overcoming the Last Barrier to Universal Access,” and nurses have a significant role to play in that effort.
As we approach the 2012 International AIDS Conference, it seems time to reflect on the critical role that health workers play in HIV/AIDS services.
As an artist who has worked in a variety of settings, countries, and languages, I know one thing for sure: images can communicate what words cannot.
In 24 months, 1,919 babies have been delivered in government health centers in these two communities, and only one of them has been found HIV-positive. That’s a pretty good performance, even in a country with a relatively low 1.5% adult HIV prevalence.
An email in my inbox one month ago invited me to attend the first planning meeting for a visit by Pape Gaye, our president and CEO, to Tanzania, but it was also an invitation to elevate health and health workers as newsworthy topics to my former teammates: journalists.
Part 1: Opening the Umbrella of Primary Care to Include HIV Services in Namibia—Background & Context
Namibia finds itself where many countries in the region may find themselves over the next several years—on the brink of graduating from United States Government (USG) funding. This milestone comes in part due to Namibia’s middle-income country status as well as economic realities that are constraining donor funding at the global level.