Vital for "Health Workers"

Social Service Workforce Week Celebrates Community-Level Workers

Community health workers can have a tremendous impact on health and wellbeing, particularly for the most vulnerable among us.

In Tanzania, Medical Circumcision Services Rely on a Predominantly Female Nursing Workforce

One woman talks about the ups and downs of providing this HIV risk-reducing service.

Haiti’s Need for Mental Health Services, Before and After the Quake

Mental illness affects 1 in 10 people, yet only 1% of the global health workforce is dedicated to mental health. Haiti feels the effects.

Courage to Change Child and Youth Lives

South Africa's Safe Parks model is catching on, and so are the health workers who give vulnerable young people a safe place to play, talk, and be.

New Contraceptive Gives Women More of What They Want

In Senegal, health workers and clients alike are loving Sayana Press, a new injectable contraceptive that’s easy to administer and pain-free.

Why We Need Data on Frontline Health Workers

mPowering Frontline Health Workers sits down with Dr. Kate Tulenko to talk about community health workers and how data about them can improve global health.

If Ebola Comes, Kenya Will Be Ready

Kenya's got the processes in place to help health workers provide excellent care—now or in an emergency.

From Cholera to Scholarship: How a Turkana Boy Became a Nurse

Emmanuel Etabo, a nurse in Kenya, works to save lives where life is tough.

Nurses Are Global Citizens and Community Heroes

In Tanzania, nurses get creative to improve community-based health care.

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