Vital for "Health Workers"

A Registered Nurse’s Dispatch from Uganda

"They did not feel that medicine would help her. They were just waiting for her to die.”

A Physician’s Dispatch from KwaZulu-Natal

In honor of World Health Worker Week 2018, health workers from around the world are telling us what it's really like on the front lines.

In Central America, New Adherence Promoters Keep HIV Clients on Treatment

Carlos considered dropping out of everything. Then he met Aracely, an adherence promoter.

We Can Fix the Nursing Shortage in NC—and around the World

By 2024, there could be over a million vacancies for registered nurses. But we can still avoid it.

First-Mile Family Planning Can Help More Women Avoid Unintended Pregnancies

Community-based services should be designed from the point of view of the communities they serve.

Rural Uganda Gets a Health Worker Boost

Buhweju district increased staffing levels from 46% in 2015 to 60.4% in 2017.

For HIV Clients in Zambia, Referrals Are Life-Changing

A simple document from a trained health worker can give clients the courage they need to face the virus head-on.

What's Not a Target

Health workers and facilities are supposed to be protected by the rules of war, but they're still being attacked.

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