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News & commentary about the global health workforce

To Decolonize Global Nursing and Midwifery, Let’s Rethink How We Train Health Workers

Curricula and training must be country-led and aligned to each nation’s unique needs.Read more

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In Central America, Health Workers Keep HIV Services Available despite Dual Disasters

Health workers battle a pandemic and two hurricanes to get HIV treatment to clients in Central America.

Four Ways We’re Adapting HIV Services during COVID-19 in Tanzania

How to keep high-quality prevention services available during a pandemic.

In Burkina Faso, New Community Health Posts Improve Access to Integrated Care

In partnership with the Ministry of Health and community leaders, IntraHealth International establishes Burkina Faso’s first two community health posts.

Gender-Based Violence on the Rise in the COVID-19 Era

It's time to add gender-based violence components to project objectives.

I’m a Community Health Worker—Here’s Why I Tell My Story

When it comes to HIV and COVID, mothers in my community listen to me. And this year so did decision-makers around the world.

Stop a Pandemic Without Water? Health Workers across the World Need WASH

Without water, health workers can't wash their hands, disinfect medical equipment, or clean surfaces and floors.

In Tanzania, Drivers Help Deliver HIV Services in More Ways than One

Simba and his team of drivers work closely with health workers help reach more men with services.

COVID-19, Decolonizing Global Health Top of Mind for Global Health Students Today

The pandemic offers a stark example of global health’s colonialist nature and history.

COVID-19 Puts More Women and Girls in Danger from Abusers

We need more data about gender-based violence during the pandemic. But how do we make sure collecting them does more good than harm?

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