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News & commentary about the global health workforce

Karamoja’s Mothers and Children Reap the Benefits of Health Systems Investments

A remote region of Uganda sees dramatic improvements in health services and outcomes.Read more

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Celebrating Love without Unwanted Pregnancy

Young advocates in Mali spread information about family planning and reproductive health services.

Community Health Workers: Forgotten No More

A new global campaign is pushing for salaries, benefits, and formal employment for these crucial health workers.

Through Bullets and Bombs to Reach Health Care

In conflict areas around the world, health workers like Patrick in South Sudan continue to risk their lives to do their jobs.

Keeping Babies HIV-Free

This team of health workers in northern Namibia is determined to test 100% of babies born to HIV-positive mothers. And they're almost there.

A Clean Bed, Anesthesia, and Other Small Comforts We Can Give Mali’s Moms

An assessment of health facilities found entire wards devoid of equipment and supplies. We can do better.

Nurses and Stories Are a Powerful Combination

In Uganda, one nurse is changing the face of nursing leadership. Meet Samalie.

Picture It: Health Workers Provide Care for Mothers Every Day

Happy Mother’s Day to moms—and the health workers who care for them—everywhere!

Nurses on the Front Line—Again

If a new flu pandemic strikes, nurses are likely to be our first—and best—line of defense.

More Babies Tested, Treated, and Born HIV-Free in Namibia

To end the country's HIV epidemic, new infections among children must be eliminated. This district is making it happen.

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