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News & commentary about the global health workforce

This Tanzanian Couple Plans Together, Dreams Together, and Fights HIV Transmission Together

A simple procedure is lowering the risk for thousands of couples in Tanzania.Read more

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Collaboration Is Essential to Improving Maternal and Newborn Health in Indonesia

It'll take a nation to change the numbers for Indonesia's moms and babies.

Senegal’s New Roadmap for a Gender Transformative Human Resource Management Policy

The country is taking steps to change the working lives of health workers—particularly women.

The Promise of Digital Health in the Fight against Noncommunicable Diseases

Could activity trackers help stem the global tide of hypertension?

Young and HIV-Positive? We See You

For kids who live with the virus, an empathetic health worker can be a link to a lifetime of successful treatment.

Global Access to Quality, Affordable Care

This year's Extreme Affordability Conference in Ghana had something new to offer.

Behind Big Results in Zambia, Big Ideas and a Creative Team

Meet some of the people who’ve been driving major progress in HIV care for members of Zambia’s hard-to-reach key populations.

One Major Reason the AIDS Epidemic Isn’t Going Away

It's a serious threat to public health and progress in HIV treatment and prevention—and something we have the knowledge to stop.

In Rural Uganda, One Trans Woman Fights for HIV Care for All

She knows from experience that health workers can either push LGBTI clients away from the care they need—or draw them to it.

Twelve Years Later, HIV in Namibia Looks Very Different

There's been enormous progress here, but adolescent girls and young women still face particular risk.

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