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Global Health Solutions Begin with Health Workers

Health workers—community health educators, medical assistants, nurses, midwives, doctors, and others are key to improving people’s lives.

World Health Day 2010: Urbanization and Health

This year’s World Health Day theme—Urbanization and Health—reflects the rising number of people living in cities around the world.

Top 10 Myths about the Global Health Workforce Crisis Busted at the National Physicians Alliance Conference

Recently, I presented this Top 10 at the National Physicians Alliance (NPA) Annual Meeting in California.

The Role and Value of International Organizations

As we enter into our 30th year of operation, we at IntraHealth are reflecting on the evolution of our organization and the role of the wider community of international non-governmental organizations.

Global Health and Open Source in Africa—Why Is It Important?

The term open source refers to software source materials or source codes made freely and openly available with permission to be redistributed, customized, repurposed and rebuilt, legally and most often without fees—as opposed to proprietary software where the codes are kept private, must be bought, and usually cannot be significantly modified by the user.

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